Systems Engineer 

Location: Reading 


Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.


We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning. This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


•    Responsible for the delivery of agreed modules within a project (PLC, SCADA, Testing, Networking, Documentation,  Hardware design etc)
•    Work as directed by the Senior/Lead Engineer and Project Manager
•    Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of projects
•    Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
•    Identify project opportunities and variations
•    Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues
•    Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate
•    Provide Health and Safety leadership by example


The Systems Engineer is normally expected to undertake the following:
•    Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design – PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
•    Report on progress of all assigned activities to Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager
•    Identify any deviations from agreed functionality or scope and notify Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager
•    Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams as required
•    Undertake site surveys as required
•    Support outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients
•    Develop FDS 
•    Develop DDS 
•    Develop test specification & design testing methodology
•    Development of site work documentation (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
•    Develop O & M documentation
•    Undertake full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation
•    Undertake observations, variation and reworks
•    Undertake packing and shipping of the system
•    Undertake site installation
•    Undertake site retesting
•    Provide warranty support as necessary

The following experience is essential:
•    Experience of the full project life cycle from system specification through design, development, testing and on-site commissioning is essential
•    Hands on experience of PLC and SCADA systems
•    A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions.


Experience of some or all of the following is desirable:
•    DCS
•    Drives
•    Plant Historians
•    MES
•    Industry 4.0
•    IOT and Edge Computing (NodeRed, MQTT etc)
•    IT/OT Convergence
•    Network design and configuration
•    Cyber Security
•    Functional Safety
•    Database implementation
•    Batch & Recipe Systems
•    Energy Efficiency and OEE
•    Industrial Protocol Knowledge (IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC etc)
•    Bespoke code development
•    TIA Portal PLC programming
•    WinCC Classic programming





If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


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