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Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Felixstowe
Salary: 35000 - 48000
REF: j33702
Contact Name: Sydoni Dixon
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Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a well established international manufacturing company that specialises in the development, production and marketing of FMCG product, they are looking for a System Engineer based at Felixstowe. The purpose of this key role within the company is to ensure the effective upkeep of all plant and equipement at a variety of ages as they are investing in new installation and upkeeping existing machinery.

You will report into the Engineering Manager, providing reactive and preventative maintenance of all plant systems and control equipment. You will need extensive knowledge of PLC programming on Schneider equipment, Honneywell would be an advantage as well as DCS and SCADA.

Key responsibilities:

•Reactive and preventative maintenance of all plant control systems and equipment
•Ensure efficient use of utilities and resources
•Fault find on varied equipment of different complexities and ages
•Communicate the condition of the equipment at all levels
•Work in a safe and logical manner, performing tasks with care and prioritising by importance and deadline
•Must be able to work unsupervised
•Managing small projects/modifications from conception to commissioning
•Evaluate suppliers for relevant systems and equipments

Skills and experience required:

•Experience working in a food / chemical / pharmaceutical / manufacturing environment
•Qualified with an NVQ Level 3 on Systems and Control
•Experience in manufacturing PLC programming and control systems
•Knowledge of fault finding, diagnosis and repair of control equipment
•Competent computer skills
•Flexible and able to do call-out duties
•Knowledge of DCS and SCADA control systems

The Systems Engineer role is full-time, working 8am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday, on call 1 week in 4. On offer to the successful candidate is a salary range of £45-50k dependent on experience and expertise. You will receive 25 days holiday, access to a contributory pension scheme and standby payment when on-call.

Please apply if this is a role that you have relevant skills for and are interested in the working with a company that is