Control Engineer
4d ago

Position description

Controls Engineer British Gypsum Barrow Works

At Saint-Gobain people matter to us, and we try to show that every day. As part of this, our aim is to create an enterprising and innovative working environment, where you have the opportunity to learn new skills, and develop your career.

Did you know we have been awarded top UK & Global Employer 5 Years Running!?

This role is working at British Gypsum's Barrow-upon-Soar plaster production plant, which came into operation in 1992, is the largest and most technologically advanced of its kind in the world.

Occupying a 57-acre site and including a new gypsum mine, the environmentally friendly plant producing Thistle plasters demonstrates British Gypsum's commitment to unmatched quality and service.

We require an experienced Controls Engineer to manage the SCADA, Plant PLC’s and software system interfaces across the mill area of our production facility.

This is an exciting opportunity focusing on the continuous improvement of our processes; optimising performance and reliability, improving and implementing automation where possible, whilst working on new innovations.

  • First and foremost, the safety of yourself and those around us is at the forefront of everything we do, you will proactively contribute to strengthen our safety culture.
  • Maintain and improve plant PLC, instrumentation and SCADA system along with software systems & interfaces
  • Develop and implement best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve the process performance.
  • Lead root cause analysis of Process & Control problems using World Class Manufacturing tools.
  • Ensure effective maintenance of the WinCC SCADA control systems and associated equipment.
  • What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Experience as a control, electrical or electronic engineer
  • PLC knowledge of Siemens S7, Allen Bradley, Control Logics
  • In-Depth experience of plant Instrumentation and associated systems
  • Siemens WinCC SCADA Control Experience
  • Industrial Networking knowledge would be advantageous
  • SPC (Statistical Process Control) experience or willing to learn
  • Making the world a better home’ Saint-Gobain’s purpose, we have a history spanning more than 350 years and have a responsibility to address the major challenged faced by humanity.

    We are on a journey to make the world a beautiful and sustainable place to live and have pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050!


    Flexible packages designed for you!

    We know employees value different things more than others. As well as a great range of standard benefits we understand circumstances in life also change so flexibility through these changes is important.

    We give employees the ability to change and alter their package to match their needs. This flexibility is self-administered through our on-line employee hub called bubble! (Winner! UK & Ireland Best Flexible Benefits Plan’ award at the Employee Benefits Awards 2020)

    Explore the Saint-Gobain website to discover more about the way in which we design packages that are flexible our colleagues and include : owning Company shares, to staff discounts and support helplines.

    An evolving world! / The future of tomorrow

    Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland is home to some of the best known and respected companies in the construction sector including Jewson, British Gypsum, Isover, Graham The Plumbers Merchant and Artex.

    We manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.

    We are an equal opportunities employer, we embrace diversity and are on a mission to make our organisation inclusive and accessible to all, we believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions.

    We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

    We want to be a business that you’ll be proud to work for; one that is committed to improving people’s daily life, being responsible, doing the right thing, and to preserving the environment by embedding sustainability in all our businesses.

    Apply Now to complete our quick application process and be a part of our future!

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