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Based in Alfreton, to provide the compliance, maintenance and continual improvement of control systems and instrumentation for the plant and MEMU fleet in the core business of integrated blasting services and explosives supply.


Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide the control systems and instrumentation support for plant and MEMU fleet activities in EPC-UK’s core business
  • PLC code development and fault finding, PLC architecture and hardware, instrumentation development & configuration
  • HMI development and configuration
  • VSD/inverter configuration & fault finding
  • Control systems versioning for firmware and software, PID tuning
  • Control philosophy and network architecture
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations & best practice, including but not limited to IEC 61511, ADR and UK Explosives Regulations
  • Completion of Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS), proof testing, SAT testing, loop diagrams, low integrity hardware design
  • Process design & specification for new plant and MEMU trucks
  • Testing & commissioning of new plant and MEMU trucks as required
  • Detailed specifications and drawings of all electrical power, control and instrumentation circuitry
  • Support for other related maintenance activities at Rough Close Works and on MEMU trucks as required
  • Use and application of drawing software and specification packages as appropriate
  • Integration of new technology, design improvements and specifications in conjunction with EPC Innovation


Qualifications / Experience:

  • HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • TUV SUD Certified Functional Safety Training in IEC 61511 is desirable
  • 5 years relevant practical experience of above
  • PLC programming, HMI design and application.
  • Use of drawing and schematic software


To apply in the strictest confidence, please contact Julie Wootton, Head of Human Resources, EPC United Kingdom Plc, Venture Crescent, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7RA or via email Julie.Wootton@epc-groupe.co.uk

Closing Date: 28 February 2020