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PLC/SCADA Design Engineer



Our original manufacturing client have an urgent requirement to add to the Design team and require an experienced PLC/SCADA Design engineer on a permanent basis.


Specific Responsibilities


  • Design and develop software for control systems for Marine handling systems
  • PLC field component selection as per project requirements
  • Develop HMI/SCADA interface
  • Configure parameters for Variable Speed Drives
  • Design distributed networks for factory wide and shipboard wide installations
  • Produce documentation for design of control systems
  • Produce function design specifications
  • Produce equipment test specifications for use in a supportive team environment
  • Document software version history
  • To produce practical new designs to tight timescales in a supportive team environment
  • Assistance with other departments notably Purchasing, Production, Mechanical Design, Project Management & Quality Assurance
  • Identification of any improvement to working practices in the production design department. Participation in, and contributing to, design reviews, contract reviews and other project-related activities. Liaison with other Design Engineers to ensure design specifications are met.
  • Bid Support, travel for technical input, customer liaison, input to sales proposals.
  • As well as design, all staff work flexibly to cover all aspects of the production of relatively complex one-off machines
  • Test and commission systems both at the factory and on board ships on a worldwide basis.
  • Liaise with Service Engineers and assistance with with customer quires and problems.



  • Major PLC packages
  • Major HMI/SCADA packages
  • Ms Office


Qualifications & Experience



We are looking for engineers with an innovative software background, a passion for engineering excellence and significant experience.

The result is a varied job with varying degrees of responsibility, differing types of tasks ranging from initial design to machine commissioning, perhaps project management or customer visits but with practical design remaining central to the job.



  • Experience in programming Allen Bradley, GE, Siemens PLC`s etc
  • Experience in Cimplicity, FactoryTalk View, Genesis SCADA packages
  • Experience in configuring variable speed drives
  • Experience of distributed network design and implementation
  • Highly organised with excellent interpersonal skills
  • HND or above
  • If you have an interest in this position please send you CV in strictest confidence.



MAA Engineering recruitment are a 100% dedicated engineering recruitment agency/business and for over 30 years we have been providing highly skilled and vetted engineering candidates, for, Permanent, Contract and Temporary assignments.



Contact Information:
Job Type: permanent

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MAA International Ltd
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