Addition Systems Specialist

Stockton-on-Tees | Engineering , Systems


We are recruiting for an ADDITION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST to join our client, an International Chemical Manufacturer on a contract basis (initially 12 months).

This role will involve completing projects as required (approximately 2-3 per month) - each typically lasting between 3-7 days.

This role falls outside of IR35 and the rate on offer is around £300-£320 per day - expenses and travel will be paid in addition to this.

Although based in Teesdale, this role will involve significant European travel, up to 60% will be away from the Teesdale sites; assisting refineries (both domestic and international) as required.


  • Perform Factory Acceptance Tests for controllers and loaders in Europe
  • Carrying out scheduled preventative maintenance servicing at Refineries throughout Europe
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing addition system issues
  • Must be willing and able to travel to refineries throughout Europe (occasionally with just a few hours notice) before fault finding and repairing as required
  • Answering technical questions from clients and providing telephone assistance to refinery maintenance staff to help solve problems as necessary
  • Assisting in developing design enhancements for company addition systems being used internationally
  • Performing commissioning, on site training and maintenance related to addition and control systems
  • Assisting in developing and publishing professional quality installation, operating and maintenance manuals for company addition systems
  • Assisting with controller assembly and final Quality Control inspection for control systems in Europe
  • Assisting the Control Systems Manager with development of new projects

Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in related field
  • Hold relevant qualifications
  • Programming HMI via Machine Edition SCADA package
  • Ability to program GE and Allen Bradley PLC's and HMI's
  • Basic understanding of instrument and electrical engineering standards and engineering terms
  • Must have the ability to diagnose and fix instrumentation faults, including simple electrical circuits, PLC's, and communications loops
  • Thorough understanding of I&E and refinery safe work practices
  • The ability to provide written maintenance reports in a concise and technically coherent manner
  • Ability to use engineering drawing software such as AutoCAD to enable design changes to be made quickly and efficiently
  • Must be fully computer literate - highly skilled in using full MS Office package including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to diagnose and fix the majority of software configuration problems that arise on their computer
  • Understanding of powder flow characteristics, and the ability to troubleshoot powder flow problems
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and enjoy challenges

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