Systems Software Engineer

Job Title: Systems Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122677
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 6 years ago

Job Description

Systems Software Engineer:

Due to continued expansion of their operations my client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require a qualified and experienced Systems Software Engineer.

The Systems Software Engineer will have the responsibility for support and continuous Improvement of high volume automated and semi-automated production areas in a regulated environment.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in Factory Automation, controls systems design, specification, programming and project management experience.

This is a permanent role based in The Midlands

Responsibilities of Systems Software Engineer:
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of existing programmable logic controllers, SCADA systems
  • Implement code changes on automation systems under change control.
  • Investigate and provide technical support to manufacturing and other engineering disciplines on automation related issues.
  • Operate according to SOP?s developed for site engineering and maintenance.
  • Partner with different disciplines to deliver automation projects in accordance with GAMP guidelines.
  • Generate documentation and SOP?s associated with each of the Automation systems as required.
  • Equipment and Software Validation, IQ, OQ and PQ.
  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budget and corporate guidelines.
Requirements of Systems Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related fields
  • Essential experience and working knowledge of the Allen Bradley suite of products.
  • Experience with other PLC manufacturers an advantage but not essential ( Siemens S7, Beckhoff, ELAU)
  • Robotics programming/maintenance of Fanuc ,Janome equipment.
  • Experience in the area of Motion Control ( Servo Systems/ VSD/Motor Control)
  • Ability to Read, understand and draft electrical schematics.
  • Strong understanding of machine safety systems and safety hardware.
  • Machine Vision System experience with Cognex, Keyence or OCR systems
  • Experience of FDA regulations, 21CFR Part 11, Electronic records, electronic signatures and Part 820, Quality system regulation.
In strict confidence please contact John Reid at The RFT Group / on 01-2302400 /

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