Systems Integration Applications Engineer

Main purpose of post:-

The main purpose of the role is to design, construct & test PLC & / or SCADA software & to produce associated documentation (such as Functional Design Specifications & Test Plans) that fully complies with Standards & contractual requirements. The successful candidate must have proven experience in PLC  programming with any of the following manufacturers: Allen Bradley, GE Fanuc, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron, & HMI or SCADA programming & configuration for Wonderware, iFIX, Rockwell or Siemens.

Trainees considered. 


The key objectives of the appointment are to:-

1) Understand and interpret the functional / control / system requirements of the project.

2) From 1) and where applicable, to design documents including I/O lists, FDS, SDS, test documents, etc.

3) From 2) to programme PLCs and HMI’s (including but not limited to Allen Bradley, Siemens and Mitsubishi) and where applicable, to configure SCADA systems (namely Wonderware, iFIX, Rockwell and Siemens). Note: Training will be given where necessary.

4) Deliver assigned projects on-time and to cost (in accordance with Standards and contractual requirements).

5) Continually demonstrate expert knowledge of computer / PLC logic and flow-charting.

6) Understand low voltage electrical systems and drawings.

7) Attend customer’s sites whenever required always upholding the Company’s Culture and Values.

8) Where necessary, to review and repair legacy code.

9) Conduct system analysis and development, sometimes with limited support from other personnel and to keep systems current with changing technologies and methodologies.

10) Test and proof programs to ensure that functionality, logic and syntax is correct / in accordance with the FDS and Test Plan.

11) Document code consistently and in all software so that it can be fully understood by other individuals (internally and externally) and that it fully complies with Standards / expectations / best practice.

12) Possess strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and personnel.

13) When necessary, to undertake specific scalability and portability analysis.

14) Help with the development and harmonisation of the Company’s processes and Knowledge-based systems.

15. Fully support excellent working practices, including:

  • Health, safety & environmental compliance.
  • Team behaviour.
  • Housekeeping.
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Compliance with the Company’s Business Assurance System.

16. Always abide by the Company’s Culture & Values.

17. Assume other responsibilities as required & work with colleagues to further the best possible performance of the Company.


Experience, attainments & other aptitudes:-

  • At least 2 years previous professional experience writing PLC code (Allen Bradley, Siemens and / or Mitsubishi) within a customer-based or customer focused environment.
  • Solid report writing skills, including FDS and Test Plans.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Health and Safety awareness.
  • Excellent IT skills – including, but not limited to, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Databases.
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems and logic auto-generation (from templates).
  • Mechanical skills and understanding.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems.
  • An excellent working knowledge of Project Management.
  • Educated to a minimum of a HNC (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
Other / Special aptitudes
  • A passion for delivering customer service excellence in a cost effective way.
  • Strong time management skills & motivation.
  • Ability to work using own initiative, to deadlines & constraints.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats to internal and external environments.
  • Positive & enthusiastic attitude to technical challenges, & flexibility to cope effectively with changes to specifications & / or priorities.
  • Ability to work & contribute effectively within a team.
  • Commitment to own personal professional development.
  • A commitment to Respect At Work (including, but not limited to, Inclusion, Diversity & Equal Opportunities).
  • Experience within the Automotive, Food and Beverage and / or Water and Waste industries.


Apply in writing (with full experience, qualifications & current salary details) to: Frances Davis, HRM Manager, Lintott Control Systems Limited, Jarrold Way, Bowthorpe, Norwich NR5 9JD. Alternatively, for more information please contact: or telephone: 01603 594200.

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