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Assistant Control Systems Engineer

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Control Systems Engineer to join our Control Systems team within the Siemens Mobility Limited, Rail Infrastructure business in Birmingham.

Our Team and what we do:

As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Siemens Mobility Limited are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility.

Rail Infrastructure offers a wide range of systems for signaling, control, communications and electrification for main line, regional, metro and light rail infrastructure applications. By bringing together the combined expertise of UK and Germany, we offer complete infrastructure solutions tailored for our market. Siemens’ dedicated rail infrastructure team is fully committed to delivering an efficient, reliable, safe and green railway. Siemens Mobility Limited are the largest supplier of railway signalling electronic control system solutions in the UK. Our technology is conceived, designed, developed and manufactured in the UK and incorporates custom platforms that are utilized in a vast variety of products and applications, including our market-leading Siemens Controlguide Westcad VDU Control Centre suite which has the largest install base of any system of its type.

Our expansion is being driven by customer demand for our cutting-edge advanced route setting systems that resolve train conflicts and delays far in advance to allow corrective action to be undertaken in a controlled and planned manner.

We welcome enquiries from anyone who would like to join the UK number one supplier and be part of our new transformative technology rollout.

Your role, and what you’ll be doing:

In this role you will work on railway signalling projects throughout the full project life cycle, working in partnership with the multi-skilled, multi-disciplinary team. This is from the early stages of bids and tenders, specification, system design, through validation, testing, approvals and installation, to on-going customer support.

As an Assistant Control Systems Engineer, you will work to more experienced Control Systems engineers to help guide you through the implementation of projects to deliver a technical solution which meets the customers’ needs and complies with industry specifications.

What will be my Responsibilities?

  • Provide functional support on allocated Control Systems projects.
  • Assist with Testing and Commissioning during implementation of Control Systems projects.
  • Work towards an IRSE Designer license.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of Control Systems projects.
  • Take responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of all Design documents and data files.
  • Ensure that all work is progressed in a verifiable and reportable manner.
  • Ensure technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of Control Systems projects.
  • Discharge safety responsibilities in relation to CDM Regulations, Health and Safety legislation, company procedures and standards.
  • Successfully complete all training courses.

What Qualifications, Skills and Experience do I need?

  • Good communication skills.
  • An ability and willingness to learn.
  • Computer Literate
  • Interest/knowledge of railway signalling.
  • Able to communicate and work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to work additional and unsociable hours to support Control Systems Commissionings.

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions

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?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have 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 recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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