Job Description

Control Systems Engineer - PFMEA, Risk Assessments

A Control Systems Engineer with PFMEA, Risk Assessments is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in South Wales

This is a contract role based in Glascoed, South Wales

Overview of the Control Systems Engineer contract role

As a Control Systems Engineer, you will be in responsible for the design, development and implementation of control systems across the site. Working on a top tier COMAH (Control of Major Accidents & Hazards) site you will play in integral role by applying your electrical engineering experience into reviewing risk assessments, analysis, producing specific drawings and writing reports in the continuous improvement of our processes and procedures ensuring the site runs to safety regulation standards.

This role will provide you with a varied role working on several processes at any one time. You will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and play a key role in the organisation. No one day is the same within this role and you will have large exposure to our niche site and all its processes.

Your main responsibilities as a Control Systems Engineer will involve:

Reviewing risk assessment documentation such as PFMEA, HAZOP, HAZAN to identify possible Electrical, Electronic or Programmable Electronic (EEPE) safety systems

Transferring the possible EEPE systems into a Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and conducting the LOPA

Producing control hierarchy drawings of each of the identified safety systems

Key skills required for the Control Systems Engineer

Your skills and qualifications:


Minimum HNC/HND or relevant experience in an Electrical Engineering Discipline

Proven working experience in a manufacturing organisation using high hazard materials

Experience generating risk assessments and the generation of safety paperwork

Experienced in reading electrical schematic drawings

Working knowledge of relevant business working standards (e.g. BS EN 61508, BS EN 61511, BS EN 62061, BS EN 13849 etc)


Experience working in High Hazard Environments

Familiar with CoMAH, DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations), PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations), MSER (Maximally stable extremal regions) and other regulations and standards

The role is based in South Wales - commutable from Abergavenny, Ebbw Vale, Merthyr Tydfil, Aberdare, Pontypridd, Newport, Caldicot, Usk, Chepstow, Monmouth, Cwmbran, Blackwood, Pontypool and Abertillery with excellent access from Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Cheltenham, Gloucester

If you are looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Control Systems Engineer opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

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