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Principal I&C Engineer - Manufacturing

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    Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Christina Tatlow-Emms

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    [email protected]

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    about 1 year ago

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I am are currently looking for a new Principle Instrumentation and Controls Engineer to join our UK Engineering team at my clients global product manufacturing company.

Location - This position can be based at one of our manufacturing plants, preferably near Aycliffe but dependent on your location, candidates can be considered from the West Midladnds, with occasional travel to the others. A permanent opportunity, the package is competitive with great company benefits.

Key Job Responsibilities

*To provide an Instrumentation and Controls project and design capability that will ensure capital projects are completed in full and on time.
*Work on projects that will deliver new or improved manufacturing capability
*Working with suppliers to specify, control and monitor electrical design and software
*Work on the control system design and the software for bespoke manufacturing equipment.
*Development of project scope, specification, programme and estimated cost.
*Design reviews and acceptance testing
*Project management
*Work with suppliers and customers to agree scope/specifications
*Develop quotations, place orders and manage delivery/installation/validation of equipment on time and within budget.
*Proven technical ability and experience in design and programming of Rockwell Automation based control systems including PLC, SCADA, drives and motion control.
*Wonderware SCADA systems.
*Design and validation of functional safety systems for machinery.
*Project Engineering experience in the Manufacturing Process or Chemical Industries sector.

Desirable skills and experience

*Experience of working in a regulated environment
*Vision Systems experience
*Tension Controls and Steering
*Gauging Systems experience
*HND or Degree in electrical or control engineering or equivalent training or experience is essential