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Electrical and Controls Systems Engineer

 Full Time
 Global Specialty Business
 Coventry

This role will see you working in a modern office-based environment, as part of the engineering team, providing design and engineering support for the delivery of large and small process plant, special purpose machines and industrial equipment projects.

NHE is a world leader in the design, manufacture, installation and management of process plant for Surface Treatment, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Process Water Recycling.

What will you do?

The Electrical and Control Systems Engineer will report to the Electric and Control Systems Manager to provide, post design, pre-commissioning\set-up of plant instrumentation, networks, systems and motion control. System testing up to and including Factory acceptance Test (FAT), to include testing and commissioning documentation leading to onsite systems commissioning, Site Acceptance Test (SAT) and handover to the client.

Primary Tasks

Must have experience of Cloud based communication systems in an industrial environment, covering such things as Industry 4.0, IoT, AI, mobile devices & data storage.

  • Understanding of motion control products, systems and proprietary robotics.
  • Must have working knowledge of proprietary network technologies supported by the major PLC/HMI vendors.
  • Integrating electrical and software designs into fully functioning control systems for industrial systems.
  • Capability of setting up/pre-commissioning, commissioning, testing (FAT & SAT) such systems and providing supporting documentation right up to system handover.
  • Capability to produce and develop system testing plans, supporting documentation and perform FAT and SAT on these integrated systems.
  • Understanding of current electrical regulations and safety requirements and instigate any required changes to internal practices in order ensure compliance.
  • Capability to create and develop standard software and graphical interface modules for company products.
  • Maintain all design records and version control. Contribute to and author operations and maintenance manuals for company designed systems.
  • Carry out all work in accordance with the company QMS

Personal Organisation

  • Managing personal workload in accordance with priorities and timescales as agreed with the Manager and peers.
  • Developing knowledge and experience of bespoke process line manufacture and production process systems.

What do we look for?

Essential:

  • Proven experience in similar role
  • Experience of Cloud based communication systems in an industrial environment, covering such things as Industry 4.0, IoT, AI, mobile devices & data storage
  • extensive experience of designing control system PLC and HMI/SCADA software from scratch and also making amendments/upgrades to existing system software. Competence in the use of Siemens, Rockwell, Schneider and Mitsubishi PLC and HMI platforms. A knowledge of some PC systems would also be beneficial. An ability to clearly document software design detail for inclusion in company functional design specifications.
  • Experience of designing electrical control systems from scratch and amending existing designs using a proprietary electrical design software package. A sound knowledge of current technology, systems and products is essential. An ability to produce detailed drawings in line with the functional design specification.
  • Qualified to 17th edition level.
  • Must have extensive experience of understanding and interpreting client specifications in order to contribute to and author company functional design specifications and develop robust and efficient system solutions.

Desirable (nice to have):

  • HNC or equivalent in an engineering field

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Company contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Quaker Houghton University free training catalogue

Who are we?

NHE is a world leader in the design, manufacture, installation and management of process plant for Surface Treatment, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Process Water Recycling.

From fully automated process plant to smaller manual lines, spares and specialist equipment, we have the solution to meet your needs.

Through the joint expertise of Plasticraft, FPI Engineering and Lancy Technology – with more than four decades’ experience worldwide – we provide a full service capability that consistently demonstrates the benefits of sourcing complementary services from a single supplier.

Our capabilities are acknowledged in an extensive list of industries that includes many of the leading names in the Aerospace, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Mining, Energy, Marine and Defence sectors.

Norman Hay Engineering is a Quaker Houghton company and supports other businesses in the group including Surface Technology, Ultraseal International, Sifco ASC and other Surface Technology sites.