Control Systems Engineer
Would you like to play an integral role with the development of control systems within our niche sector supporting a top tier CoMAH Site? We currently have a vacancy for a Control Systems Engineer at our site in Glascoed, S. Wales.
As a Control Systems Engineer, you will be in responsible for the design, development and implementation of control systems across the site. Working on a top tier CoMAH (Control of Major Accidents & Hazards) site you will play in integral role by applying your electrical engineering experience into reviewing risk assessments, analysis, producing specific drawings and writing reports in the continuous improvement of our processes and procedures ensuring the site runs to safety regulation standards.
This role will provide you with a varied role working on several processes at any one time. You will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and play a key role in the organisation. No one day is the same within this role and you will have large exposure to our niche site and all its processes.
PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS INITIALLY A 1 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Your main responsibilities as a Control Systems Engineer will involve:
Reviewing risk assessment documentation such as PFMEA, HAZOP, HAZAN to identify possible Electrical, Electronic or Programmable Electronic (EEPE) safety systems
Transferring the possible EEPE systems into a Layer Of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and conducting the LOPA
Producing control hierarchy drawings of each of the identified safety systems
Researching failure data for each identified component in the control hierarchy drawing and doing the SIL (Safety Integrity Level) calculation for the circuit
Writing the SIL report based on the findings of the LOPA and include recommendations if necessary
Writing a legacy Safety Requirement Specification (SRS) for each system identified in the LOPA that required a control hierarchy drawing and SIL calculation
Writing a SRS for each Safety or SIL gap identified
Your skills and qualifications:
Minimum HNC/HND or relevant experience in an Electrical Engineering Discipline
Proven working experience in a manufacturing organisation using high hazard materials
Experience generating risk assessments and the generation of safety paperwork
Experienced in reading electrical schematic drawings
Working knowledge of relevant business working standards (e.g. BS EN 61508, BS EN 61511, BS EN 62061, BS EN 13849 etc)
Experience working in High Hazard Environments
Familiar with CoMAH, DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations), PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations), MSER (Maximally stable extremal regions) and other regulations and standards
What we’re looking for in you:
To be successful in this role you will have the following soft skills and qualities; the ability to work with minimal supervision, effective analytical skills and problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise your workload and meet deadlines, great communication skills and good stakeholder management skills.
Location: Glascoed, S. Wales
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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