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Lead Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/03/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Lead Control System Engineer - Projects - competitive salary, pension, additional benefits

At the forefront of technology within the traditional power markets; this iconic capital equipment manufacturer, has been supplying innovative solutions to the power, energy, turbomachinery, marine and rail markets for over 100 years.

After huge investment to their manufacturing, R&D and aftersales functions in 2018; the business are now well positioned to expand their offering with clients and as a result are looking for an electronic expert to be the lead in their control systems, electronics and all round electrical engineering requirements - as well as leading the team (obviously!).

This role is a new position and has serious attention from the senior leadership team, who are recognising that this is critical in their project success and long term structure as production increases.

What will you be doing?

* Managing all control system and electrical related technical duties on the project, supporting each function from design, specification, projects, IT, manufacturing, quality and aftercare
* Interacting with clients to solve control system and instrumentation related queries/issues at the specification and design phase, as well as at handover
* Conducting 8D root cause analysis investigations and develop corrective actions for the future
* Using "DFMEA" on components and systems to identify and address design risks as well as determine validation needs
* Performing calculations to validate safety factors and strength reserves to satisfy product H&S requirements to CE directives
* Identifying affective solutions for ensuring the rotating equipment is able to interface with other equipment

What we need from you?

* Exceptional electrical/electronic experience - educational and work
* Recognised expert with Electrical, Control and Instrumentation
* Already active in a role within projects or design from any industrial engineering sector
* Already living and working in the UK

What would be an added value to the role?

* If your experience is within the engine, powertrain, rotating equipment or turbo market
* Advanced degree electrical / electronics / control systems
* Strong designing background focused on electronics or control systems

Key Skills

E,C & I, electrical control & instrumentation, control systems, transmission controls, electrical, electronics, software, interfacing, engines, rotating equipment, industrial, oil & gas, marine, power generation, projects, design,

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