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Schneider Electric
Location: Luton
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: General Engineering Jobs
Project/Support Engineer - 003SLN

Schneider Electric is the
global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25
billion in FY2016, our 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries,
helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable,
efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational
systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers
manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape
industries, transform cities and enrich lives.

At Schneider Electric, we call
this Life Is On.

As a
key member of staff within the company Projects delivery and Support
departments the main responsibility of this engineering role is to undertake
site modifications, commissioning, in-house post design engineering and other
client support activities across a range of electronic hardware/software based
control and safety systems for which training will be provided. Additionally,
there will be involvement in the original system design. This role will rapidly
develop to involve significant levels of site work which could also include
periods of time off-shore checking and modifying oil rig safety systems.

The
role is suited to a candidate who is methodical, has good interpersonal skills
and strong problem solving capabilities. The Project/Support Engineer will be self-motivated,
self-reliant and able to work under pressure with the ability to work as part
of a team. A good command of English is essential. A UK/EU passport is also
required.

This
role is suited to candidates who may largely be office based but who wish to
develop their career into a more senior role involving more exposure to site
based work, whilst acquiring greater engineering skills in designing and
testing new systems.

You will
be responsible for the following:

* Provide site based maintenance, repair, modification (wiring and
fitting/assembly), testing and commissioning, on-shore and off-shore.

* Provide telephone support.

* Attend meetings with clients to discuss technical requirements and
recommend solutions.

* Provide sound engineering advice as required across a spectrum of
engineering problems.

* Assistance to sales in technical queries, proposals and cost
estimating as required.

* Organising the logistics for site visits.

* Adherence to Quality Standards and procedures (including reviews)

* Rapidly developing to undertake 24/7 call out, including offshore,
on a rota basis for which additional allowances apply.

* Assist
in new systems build (design/testing) where required

Through
undertaking of the responsibilities, the Support Engineer will be expected to
demonstrate the following:

* Rapidly proceed to provide excellent site support directly or via
telephone

* Organisation of site visit dates and all logistics for site visits

* Maintain site modification files to a high standard

* Discuss and recommend technical solutions

* Accurate updating and archiving of documentation

* Commercial awareness of project costs, time management and the
associated control thereof.

* Assurance
of quality standards

Qualifications

Experience
of the following is mandatory:

* At
least some demonstrable site based experience in
electronic/electrical/software (PLC) control and/or safety systems
maintenance, fault finding, repair, modification (including wiring and
fitting/assembly), testing and commissioning.

* Can
demonstrate self-reliance in solving problems

* Testing
at system level

* Undertaking
engineering design changes to existing systems

* PC
Literate (MS Office)

* Proven
hardware and/or software capabilities.

* Can follow
a system circuit design drawing and then be able to modify system
circuitry and connections.

* Must
be able and willing to work, when required, in unappealing environments
such as off-shore oil rigs for which additional health & safety
training is required and would be provided

* Full
driving licence required

Experience
of the following is an advantage:

* Providing
telephone support

* Previous
experience in a role requiring site based electronic/electrical/software
(PLC) control and/or safety systems maintenance, fault finding, repair,
modification (including wiring and fitting/assembly), testing and
commissioning within the process control industry (such as nuclear,
chemical, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, power generation, defence)

* PLC
programming

* Understanding
of basics in intrinsic safety equipment, analogue/digital design, power
supplies and distribution annunciators, comms etc. and/or PLC/DCS software
programming capabilities

* CAD
experience

Diversity is our heritage and our
future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity
& Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of
our history, culture and identity. We recognise that embracing diversity
unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our
employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we
serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

We are always open to a
conversation around flexible working.

Primary Location
: GB-England-Luton

Schedule
: Full-time

Unposting Date
: Ongoing

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