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Control Systems Project Engineers - Middlesbrough and Warrington

Control Systems Project Engineers

ITS is looking for Control Systems Project Engineers to join its teams in Middlesbrough and Warrington.

Who are we looking for...

Engineers with a passion for solving problems, engineers who take responsibility for delivering great results, who pay attention to detail but drive for progress, who understand what “success looks like” and are not afraid to put themselves out there for the benefit or our customers and ITS as a whole.

Engineers who want to develop a long-term career with ITS. Engineers who want to be challenged to improve every day, who want to be given the chance to develop into higher level positions and gain additional qualifications and certification. Simply, engineers who want to be the best.

Who are we?

ITS is a specialist systems integrator that provides high quality, project-based system solutions to customers in several industry sectors around the world. We aim to be the best in our field through a combination of great values and behaviours, and high technical skill levels, delivering a positive proactive journey and experience for our customers and staff.

Our people are key to our success and as such, we all try hard to demonstrate our company values every day. That means we need great people who want to be part of a growing business, widening our customer base and enhancing our customers experience and their expectations of us, by solving their problems on a daily basis.

Your Role...

...at ITS will involve the design and implementation of process control system solutions. You will be involved in all project lifecycle activities, including fault-finding, the preparation of design specifications and reports, software programming, project execution, testing, installation and commissioning.

Other responsibilities include providing technical support to users internally and externally and assisting your colleagues in ensuring the successful completion of projects on time, to budget and the relevant level of quality.

You will be responsible for maintaining and developing customer relationships in a highly professional manner. You will also be required to complete all tasks in line with the company Quality Management System.

The work will be varied and every project a new and exciting opportunity to use and develop different skills, both at a technical level and at a softer project execution interpersonal level. You will be involved in the design and implementation of a wide range of control systems to improve the performance of manufacturing companies including PLC, SCADA, distributed control systems, and industrial safety systems.

Essential Skills

Significant experience in one of the following mainstream PLC / SCADA systems is required:

  • Siemens S7/300, S7/400, S5
  • Allen Bradley SLC500, PLC5, ControlLogix, CompactLogix
  • SCADA systems such as WinCC, InTouch, FactoryTalk View, iFIX.

Applicants may not have knowledge of all these systems but should have a good knowledge of at least one PLC and one SCADA system with sufficient practical experience to be able to work with other types of systems as dictated by project requirements.

Applicants must have the ability to work on customers sites on their own. They will represent and enhance the company's image in related technical areas. They should be able to quickly gain the confidence of customers and internal staff. A "can do" positive attitude is required with the desire to extend their skill set, take on board new challenges and to help the company grow its reputation and customer base.

Good documentation and communication skills are essential for this role.

Desirable Skills

Additional skills in DCS systems such as Emerson DeltaV, Siemens PCS7, ABB System 800xa, would be beneficial.

An understanding of instrumentation signals and the ability to fault find on I/O subsystems and I/O subsystems that use buses such as Profibus, ProfiNet, DeviceNet/ControlNet and EtherNet.

Knowledge and experience of implementation of projects using the following standards, IEC61508, 21CFR11, IEC61131, EN54, S88.

What’s in it for you?

We’ll offer you a competitive salary.

Your benefits will include health insurance, a company laptop, a workplace pension and some flexible working hours with an early Friday finish.

We would like to help your professional development and we will support you and mentor you through training and keeping up to date with regulations, to ensure that you help us provide an excellent service to our customers and maintain a happy working environment.

Office Location

We are located in the Birchwood area of Warrington and Riverside Park area of Middlesbrough with easy access.

To Apply

Please send a copy of your CV to vacancies@its-ltd.co.uk with your salary expectations and eligibility to work in the UK.