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PLC Application Engineer at Schneider Electric


Schneider Electric - As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software. Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: PLC Application Engineer

Ref No: 006J6C
Location: NG-Lagos
Schedule: Full-time
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Purpose

  • To provide software coding, application, configuration and system engineering during the design, build, test phase and hardware installation support of automated control system projects.

 Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure technical information is communicated to all relevant parties as appropriate.  Attend and document meetings as appropriate.
  • Performs installation, startup and commissioning of Schneider products at the system level
  • Perform preventive and remedial maintenance on company instruments and/or systems
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as required.
  • Selection and integration of Schneider Electric and third party purchased equipment.
  • Define the system network, calculate processor, memory loading and other engineering calculations.
  • Design field loop circuits and specify hardware components.
  • Ensure technical compliance to customers’ specification relating to assigned areas of work.
  • To be aware of the development of existing and new Schneider Electric hardware and software products.
  • Interprets customer technical specifications and produces detailed design specifications for implementation
  • All aspects of application software and system engineering, including training and working to delivery of:
  • System specification, design, implementation, configuration for Schneider Electric product and 3rd party supply.
  • System testing and conducting Client witness testing, 3rd Party equipment acceptance testing.

Qualifications
Essential:  

  • HND or equivalent level in an Engineering discipline - preferably Electronic, Electrical, Control or Software.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbally and written.  
  • Awareness of automation control systems technologies.
  • Good PLC programming and maintenance skills
  • Computer literate, with strong excel and word capability. 
  • Minimum 2 years engineering experience within a leading automation project organization.
  • Ability to problem solve and think adaptively, able to react to changing requirements
  • Experience of team working, possessing the necessary communication skills to influence and get results

Desirable:

  • BEng Degree in Electronic/Control Engineering.  Commercial and business training.  Schneider Electric or other manufacturers product training.
  • Experience/knowledge of automated control systems.
  • Knowledge of software design methods and systems design and software languages at high and medium level.
  • Knowledge of electrical circuit design and basics of electrical design theory.

Advantageous:

  • Working knowledge of Functional Safety Management process.
  • Understanding of safety related applications (F&G, ESD, PSD).
  • Tricon (or similar) industrial controller experience.
  • HMI knowledge (InTouch Wonderware).
  • Experience of database applications with Access and Excel
  • Process / Control / Instrumentation / Electrical knowledge
  • Commissioning experience.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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