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At Perceptive, we are always on the lookout for good process control engineers.  People who enjoy solving problems, working on large projects, and delivering results.

If you have the experience and you like the sound of what we do, we'd like to hear from you.  

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APC Application Support Engineer

posted October 2018

Perceptive Engineering are seeking a Process Control Engineer to join our support team at our UK head office. 

Our support team provides engineering and software support to our customers in the use of our award-winning PerceptiveAPC suite, and the maintenance and enhancement of their APC process optimisation systems. The team supports applications in a wide variety of industries including Pharmaceuticals, Paper, Formulated Products and Nutritional Powders.

This role would suit an engineer with very strong process control and computing experience combined with an aptitude for problem solving. The successful candidate will report to the head of support and will be involved in a variety of activities including:

•             Providing telephone and email  assistance.

•             Generating reports.

•             Upgrading software platforms.

•             Investigation and resolution of clients' technical / process queries.

Essential Key Skills and Experience:

•             Applicants should have a relevant degree and 2-3 years’ experience in process control

•             Understanding of process control (regulatory control systems, DCS, SCADA etc).

•             Process control and modelling software.

•             Use of industrial protocols such as OPC.

•             Fluency with the use of Windows and MSOffice.

•             Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Experience in the following areas is also desirable:

•             Experience with chemometrics and Process Analytical Techniques (PAT).

•             Multivariate Modelling, Advanced Process Control and Optimisation.

No agencies please, we are recruiting direct for this position. Thank you.

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