Principal Control Systems Engineer

Job Description

Following the growth in our Control Centre market we require a Principal Control Systems Engineer. The role will cover all aspects of Control Systems Engineering including, design, installation and test. Our UK Systems teams operate as a turnkey unit and provide solutions not only to our internal projects but direct to external clients including our major customer Network Rail.

Our growth has been fuelled by our innovative product solutions such as WESTCAD and WESTRONIC applications that cover Train control, SCADA and Automatic route setting systems. The team skills range from R&D product development engineers through to Project Management and Project Engineering.

The successful candidates will hold and IRSE Systems Design License and be experienced in UK based Control Centre works. The position will offer a wide variety of work with hands on experience within a fast moving career environment for individuals who are keen to further their engineering and technical knowledge.

What are my responsibilities?
  • Manage the delivery Control systems engineering work-packages across a number of projects. Allocation of team members to work packages for the preparation of engineering plans, specifications and Control system design to ensure these are delivered to time, quality, and cost parameters
  • Direct and carry out independent checking of Control systems as required
  • Provide management support and guidance to the Control Systems Engineers within the team on all aspects of Control systems Design within allocated projects
  • Participate in the preparation of technical details, specifications and tenders for Control Systems projects
  • Monitor the progress of works and ensure that the development, design, construction and testing requirements are met and effect remedial action when required
  • Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved
  • Evaluate the quality and technical accuracy of tenders and make recommendations to obtain the best available commercial award for the Company
  • Maintain a continuous communication with contractors and customers in the development and implementation of projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets
  • On allocated projects participate in the planning, programming and monitoring of resources to meet timeline requirements and targets
  • Forecast resource requirements necessary for allocated projects in sufficient time to ensure that they can be provided
  • Monitor and control budgets for allocated work packages
  • Direct testing and commissioning of Control Systems as instructed by more senior Engineers
  • Conduct regular performance appraisal of key staff and manage their performance
  • Act as mentor to the engineering community and promote personal development via Continuous Professional Development and Personal Development Plans
  • Ensure staff have the appropriate IRSE licences and Safety Certification
  • Where appropriate act in the role of Contractors' Responsible Engineer as directed
What do I need to qualify for this job?
  • Experience in the design and implementation of Railway Control Systems (essential)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (essential)
  • Good understanding of task, time and people management skills (essential)
  • HNC/HND or Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (essential)
  • WESTCAD, WESTRONIC & TD data prep and hardware skills
  • Good customer and commercial awareness
  • Membership of IRSE or other relevant Engineering Institution
About us
We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them.   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?
We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens.  Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?
The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus.  We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Job ID: 119147

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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