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Senior Control Hardware Engineer (Expression of interest)

Location: Northampton
Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
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Wood Applied Intelligence (AI) is currently seeking an Expression of interest for a Senior Controls Engineer with extensive experience in the automation industry.
Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.
Ths role will provide complete controls hardware design as part of large automated systems or power distribution systems within cost and time scale constraints for diverse industries including Automotive, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical, Logistics and other general industry.
Whilst this role can be based anywhere in the UK, mobility and travel to customer sites and face to face meetings with colleagues will be expected as required.
Responsibilities / Duties
Hardware Design
- Developing functional design specifications
- Produce safety requirement specifications
- Production of well-organised electrical layout drawings, wiring schematics, cable plans and part lists
- Ensuring compliance with relevant standards
- Provision of support to site commissioning activities
- Provision of system training for end users
- Production of required Health and Safety documentation
- Liaise with Project Managers, Customer and sub-contractors during order installation / commissioning phases
- Liaise with purchase departments
- To maintain and use wherever possible, standard product information for the execution of orders
- Where necessary to develop special and new standard solutions to suit specific projects and new markets
- To innovate wherever possible to improve our delivered product to the end customer (e.g. reduced price, reduced time-scale, improved functionality
- Time served apprenticeship in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and BTEC / City and Guilds or HNC / HND in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
- Degree in Automation / Mechatronics / Robotics / Power / Electrical Engineering is advantageous
- Controls component knowledge
- Autocad
- Eplan
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Published Position Title: Senior Control Hardware Engineer (Expression of interest)
Requisition ID: 2022-105965
Name: Staff / Permanent
External Company Name: Wood Plc
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