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Control System Manager

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Instrument & Electronic
  • Date posted: 22/10/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43955
Raeburn have a requirement for a Control System Manager to work with our client. This is a permanent opportuntiy based in Aberdeen.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current calid Right to Work in the UK is required.

Main accountabilities:
- Service Manage Control System Technology to the global Vessel Fleet and connected assets
- Facilitate service delivery meetings with key stakeholder department Managers
- Manage a technical team of Control System and Electrical Engineers. Hiring, Performance management, career development, skills gaps, training etc.
- Drive the creation and execution of an overall control system technology strategy in line with industry best practice
- Build, and own, control system technical documentation and ensure this is kept up to date
- Developing functional specifications and completing full functional tests
- Supervise in house design of in PLC control systems, HMI interface, Ladder logic, software backup, planned maintenance, testing and simulations, change management
- Manage Control System Audit cycle
- Build and maintain internal control system support network (direct reports and technical support roles)
- Serve all departments by effectively developing and managing a competent technical support team for 24hour on call functionality.
- Facilitate regular Control System Service Delivery meetings with departments to address pertinent operational issues and educate colleagues on forthcoming changes/risks

Skills and Experience:
- Related Engineering degree: Electrical, Electronic, PLC Automation, Controls, Computer Science
- Experience of solving challenging control and automation problems.
- Experience of producing software for PLC based control systems.
- Experience of commissioning PLC based control systems in remote environments yards/vessels.
- Experience of working in an ISO9001 environment and specific awareness of subject related standards including IEC 61508, IEC 61131, IEC 61511
- Experience of working with corporate libraries and source code.
- Familiarity with various PLC systems, SCADA, Drives and supporting Software. Specifically Siemens and Schneider systems
- Demonstrable experience in a Service Delivery Role. Ideally within an Operational Service Environment with regular and consistent exposure to complex control system Infrastructure, Hosted Services, Support Teams, Cross Business Stakeholders
- Strong working and practical understanding of ITIL processes and Operational Technology