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SCADA Specialist

  • Location

    Maidstone

  • Sector:

    Automation & robotics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45k - 53k per year + benefits

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

    Charles.Cureton@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

  • Salary high:

    53000

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    54943

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-26

  • Consultant:

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Due to continued growth this unique systems integrator of automation, electrical and control solutions are looking to recruit an experienced SCADA Specialist for their office in Kent

Salary: Circa £45,000 - £53,000 per annum plus benefits including flexible working hours, good working environment, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, profit share scheme, company shares scheme, workplace pension, cycle to work scheme, training allowances

Suitable for:  Control Systems Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Software Engineer, Project Engineer, Automation Engineer, SCADA Engineer

About The Role

An incredible career opportunity has become available for a SCADA Specialist to join my client in Kent. Reporting to the Project Team Leader the role is to contribute to delivering automation projects to the company’s key accounts. The role will include the development of SCADA, HMI and PLC software on high value projects in a fast paced and evolving industry sector. We are particularly looking for someone who can lead in the development of SCADA and HMI solutions and who has the ability and desire to raise the level of skill within the Kent team.  The role will include a significant amount of customer facing duties and some site work.

Main Responsibilities

  • Commit to the whole life cycle of delivering projects from start to finish
  • Ability to foster great relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Produce design and test documentation
  • Develop SCADA and HMI software solutions
  • Develop PLC software
  • Perform testing with customers
  • Carry out on-site commissioning
  • Compile training manuals and run customer training sessions
  • Mentor less experienced engineers to build team skill level

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Advanced level of experience with Wonderware InTouch and/or System Platform based SCADA.
  • High level of experience with other SCADA platforms and HMIs with an appetite to learn new technologies.
  • Intermediate level of experience with Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider and Mitsubishi PLC platforms, with an appetite to learn new technologies.
  • Would be great but not essential to have good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial networks (DeviceNet, Profibus, ProfiNet, Ethernet)
  • 8+ years experience of developing SCADA solutions, writing software and working with customers delivery projects.
  • Experience of working in an engineering environment
  • Highly motivated, organised and flexible
  • Positive, personable and happy team player
  • Ability and desire to share knowledge with less experienced engineers
  • Think outside the box and push the boundaries
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office incl. Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

The Role Includes the Following Benefits

  • Flexible working hours based on 37.5 hours per week.
  • Good location and working environment
  • 25 days holiday
  • Profit share scheme
  • Company shares scheme
  • Workplace Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • £500 Training allowance per year for work related development
  • Salary £45,000-£53,000 depending on experience

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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