Controls and Electrical Engineer

Wartsila is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wartsila maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.

The company has approximately 18,900 employees and operates in nearly 170 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wartsila is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.

The Wartsila Ballast Water Management business, based in Poole, provides innovative products that enable shipowners to minimize the environmental impact of commercial shipping. This ballast water design team develops, tests and supplies a range of novel systems and solutions in support of clients and to meet a range of environmental regulations.
Application deadline 2017-12-22
Position description

Alongside the mechanical engineering components, the system control technology and electrical designs are critical elements of the ballast water management systems. The new role will be part of the ballast water controls/ electrical team, and the role is primarily to undertake the design of electrical power systems (3-phase), control circuits and software for the integrated control of the products and their installation on board ships in accordance with Marine Electrical and Control Rules.

Other aspects associataed with the position are as follows:
- To design and develop high quality products that meet customer technical requirements, customer commercial requirements, feasibility, performance, costs, quality, safety and legislation.
- To engage in the development of improved and new products.
- To produce and maintain design documentation packages, product design files, user manuals and maintenance manuals as required.
- To ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with Wartsila design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and procedural standards.
- To plan personal workload to achieve the required targets and report progress to the Lead Controls Engineer.
- Adopt a work ethic that promotes good customer service and work in a manner which promotes the company’s values.
- From time to time it may be necessary to undertake other business related activities that can be reasonably expected for the benefit of the company
Requirements It is desirable that the candidate is able to provide the following skills:
- Development of control software for PLC and HMI, and maintenance of all such software as required.
- Design of electrical panels and associated control circuits, including the specification and selection of components in accordance with company standards.
- Production of parts lists, panel specifications and equipment test specifications.
- Ability to create and maintain EPLAN drawings of circuit diagrams, installation wiring diagrams and panel layouts.
- Produce and maintain accurate technical data, drawings and specifications including technical files, utilising the business data management systems effectively.
HND or equivalent in Electrical or Electronics Engineering It is desirable that the candidate is able to provide the following experience:
- Experience of Mitsubishi PLC control and software architecture, along with associated HMI products in the Mitsubishi range.
- Experience of modern software structure including IEC block functionality is essential.
- Experience using EPLAN or similar and AutoCAD would be an advantage
Contact person to give further information Sarah Moody
Country United Kingdom
Job area Engineering