Control Systems Engineer - Software

Connect Appointments

Control Systems Engineer - Software

£40000 - £50000 per annum

Connect Appointments, Inverkeithing, Fife

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 7 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: DK-KIR

Full Job Description

We're seeking a talented Control Systems Engineer to join our client's team and help drive software innovation in the offshore wind sector.

Our client is at the forefront of revolutionising offshore wind operations; specialising in providing cutting-edge access and material lifting systems to the offshore wind sector.

As a Control Systems Engineer, you'll lead the development and implementation of cutting-edge control systems for our client's innovative product range. You'll ensure top-notch product safety while contributing to new product development and supporting existing products throughout their life cycle.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and implementing control systems
  • Testing and verifying PLC and HMI software with a safety-first approach
  • Researching and developing new features for offshore hoists
  • Collaborating with suppliers to optimise sourcing and system architecture
  • Contributing to cost reduction initiatives and product concept development
  • Implementing OT security solutions and documenting software
  • Leading or supporting testing and commissioning activities
  • Participating in Design Reviews

To be successful within this engineering role you be Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (BSc level or above), with a minimum of two years in a similar technical role. Combined with the following key skills, traits and experience:

  • Proficiency in Siemens PLC programming (TIA Portal)
  • Experience with motion control and variable speed drives
  • Knowledge of essential PLM documentation and ability to interpret electrical diagrams
  • Networking knowledge (ProfiNET, Modbus TCP, SNMP, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong team player with a proactive attitude and ability to multitask

Additional advantageous Experience:

  • Experience with Siemens servo drives
  • Membership of a professional association (e.g., TV)
  • Knowledge of fail-safe control system design and ISO 13849 requirements
  • Understanding of cyber-security/OT security in control systems
  • Familiarity with the offshore wind industry and proficiency in generating electrical diagrams
  • Systems integration experience and product certification

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary range: 40,000 to 50,000 per year
  • Permanent, full-time position with workplace pension scheme and life assurance cover
  • Generous annual leave: 33 days (inclusive of public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements and hybrid options
  • Birthday leave day and supportive, collaborative team environment

Apply now to be part of a pioneering team dedicated to sustainable energy solutions!