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Specialist Engineer - Software Development

Date: 07-Jan-2022

Location: Llanwern, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description


Job Title:                      Specialist Engineer – Software Development

Location:                      Llanwern, Newport, South Wales

Business:                     Strip UK

Department:                 Process Control & Automation

Salary Range:               £35,000 - £42,000 + Benefits

Closing Date:               11:00pm on 28th January 2022


We currently have the opportunity to recruit a Specialist Engineer – Software Development based within Process Control & Automation (PC&A) department at our site in Llanwern site.

The Role

The PC&A department provides Process Control and Automation services to the Strip UK Hub, which must be achieved through efficient practices and processes, whilst focusing on safe operations The position report directly to the Area Engineering Manager – PC&A. It primarily exists to ensure that we maintain and develop systems and software within Llanwern Process Control Central Systems Team.

Within the role, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Ensure the Safety, Health & Welfare of staff and care for the environment.
  • Ensure that all tasks are completed to plan, quality and cost.
  • Use standards that must be adhered to and implement ensuring that compliance of statutory regulations is maintained.
  • Ensure that all work is monitored and reported effectively to Section Engineer whilst driving continuous improvement through auditing of systems.
  • Ensure that all systems, procedures and documentation are kept up to date on the correct internal computer systems.
  • Carry out investigations, including failure identification and root cause investigations, prepares reports, to support both the resolution of problems and engineering improvements.
  • Work as part of a team and ensure use of the departmental Quality system effectively and that all feedback is used for continuous improvement.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that potential savings are realised relating to work undertaken.
  • Sharing of knowledge amongst team members to ensure skill levels are raised.

The Candidate

To be considered for the opportunity, you should be preferably be educated to Degree level, with membership of a Professional Institution (IMechE, IET, BCS), ideally chartered or actively working towards chartered status A sound knowledge of process control and automation in heavy plant applications, manufacturing IT standards and practices.  Also, a good knowledge of Microsoft.Net development and in particular C#/ASP.Net and Microsoft SQL server is required. SCADA, PLC and basic network knowledge would be a benefit.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven record of writing software and problem solving experience is essential

The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.
Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services

About Us
Our Strip Products UK manufactures hot-rolled, cold-rolled and metallic-coated strip steels and provides solutions in product design, processing technologies and management of the supply chain. We work closely with our customers to help them obtain the best results from our products.  Our business aims to lead the market with the best products and services and we work continuously to improve them.

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