Automation & Controls Engineer - Marine

GE Power

5

Rugby, United Kingdom

Why you should apply for a job to GE Power:

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  • 5/5 in supportive management

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  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

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    Position summary

    Job Description Summary

    GE’s Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers’ power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world’s major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization, including through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.
    Our automation and control systems team help customers to lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance by supporting optimized processes and energy usage. GE Power Conversion’s Dynamic Positioning system enables a vessel to maintain a predetermined heading and position, fixed or moving, by use of propulsion units to counteract the effects of displacing forces such as wind, current, and wave action.

    Job Description

    In this role you will be respon****sible for all tasks related to software design, implementation and testing of Marine Automation and Dynamic Positioning (DP) systems for marine offshore and naval applications. As part of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and you will:

    • Execute various controls software engineering activities for delivery of compliant automation and dynamic positioning (DP) systems from the receipt of an order to handover to the customer.

    • Plan and execute all engineering activities to ensure projects attain on-time delivery, cost and quality targets. Including testing and documentation.

    • Provide a technical interface to various stakeholders (customers, marine classification societies and suppliers) and the sales, commissioning, and service teams.

    • Perform the functional design of HMI, PLC Architecture, Networks and Communications interfaces using standard hardware and software components.

    • Write PLC code using IEC 61131-3 complaint programming languages. i.e. Ladder diagram (LD), Function block diagram (FBD), Structured text (ST), Instruction list (IL) and Sequential function chart (SFC).

    • Design, implement and test automation process mimics using HMI SCADA packages.

    • Work with the Drawing Office to produce equipment drawings, electrical wiring diagrams, cable interconnection drawings and interface schedules etc.

    We are looking for a professional with:

    • A degree level in Controls and Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering,  (or equivalent).

    • Knowledge and experience of implementing PLC Programming (IEC61131 Function Block, Ladder, Structured text, etc.), and HMI/SCADA Systems Programming.

    • Knowledge of industrial communication protocols e.g. Modbus (RTU/TCP IP), Profibus, Profinet etc.

    • Experience of control and instrumentation, mechanical and electrical packaging for automation systems.

    You can expect from us

    • Challenging and exciting projects.

    • A work environment where we understand that not everyone has the same expectations about their jobs, careers and work-life balance and we are happy to discuss flexibility requirements.

    • Attractive compensation (Base + Variable package).

    • Flexible benefits so you can build a package that fits your personal needs. Some core benefits are: Employer pension contribution (not subject to individual contribution), Income protection, Private Health Insurance and Life Assurance.

    • 26 days vacation + bank holidays.

    Imagine a future with us

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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    What are GE Power perks and benefits

    Lactation facilities

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    Succession planning

    Remote work policy

    Part time policy

    Paid paternity

    Paid maternity

    Paid adoptive

    About the company

    Industry: Natural Resources: Electric & Gas Utility

    GE Power is a world energy leader that provides technology, solutions and services across the entire energy value chain from the point of generation to consumption. Powering more than a third of the world, it serves customers in more than 150 countries. 

    See how we are #PoweringForward: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gepower/ 

    GE Power also includes GE Energy Connections activities: https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/2744840/

    Why you should apply for a job to GE Power:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 5/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Build your network and connect with other GE employees for professional development via our seven Affinity Networks.

  • We empower our people through coaching and feedback, our talent development philosophy, and even our customizable benefits programs.

  • GE offers many healthcare options; 401(k) plan; tuition reimbursement; adoption resources; employee assistance; and recognition programs.