Scada Engineer

Scada Engineer

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London, United Kingdom.
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Title: SCADA Engineer

Reports to: Team Leader, SCADA Projects

Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. We’re looking to grow our SCADA Engineering team and need engineers at different levels in their career to join our team in the UK.  The UK engineering team works as an integrated part of the worldwide Vanderlande Engineering team consisting of over 800 engineers from all automated handling disciplines. A SCADA Engineer joining the UK team has the opportunities and potential to join a wide and diverse range of projects, so we’re looking for engineers with the passion and willingness to learn and develop, the ability to deliver projects to challenging standards and above all, to add value to our customers at home and abroad. The primary location for this role is our office nearby to London Heathrow Airport, although some travel may be required to our project sites around the UK and occasionally internationally.
This role will suit a team player who is capable of collecting data, converting this into useful information and imparting it to others. Adaptable by nature, you will ensure conformity with protocols and systems in an area of work covering administrative, specialist and technical project engineering and have the persistence to see a job through the entire lifecycle of requirements, design, commissioning, testing and service transition into the customer’s live operation. The ideal applicant will love operating as part of a multi-disciplinary and versatile team of like-minded engineers, will be dependable, a good listener and enjoy working in a logical and systematic manner. Standard operating procedures are important, so if you’re organised, structured and capable of communicating facts within your area of knowledge and expertise as well as being consistent in approach, analytical, sensitive, precise, with a willingness to learn then this role will suit you. As well as experienced engineers, we would love to hear from recent graduates or students graduating this year keen to embark upon your career in engineering.



Through the role as a Graduate Engineer, SCADA Engineer, Senior SCADA Engineer you should have all or some of the understanding in the following areas:

  • Planning and organizing SCADA and Controls Production
  • Producing Controls Design and Software
  • Knowledge of an object orientated programming language. (Such as C++, Visual Basic, Python, Java, C#)
  • Knowledge in Web UI Design and preparing Graphical User Interfaces
  • Ensuring designs meet Health and Safety standards
  • Ensuring designs maintain Vanderlande standards where necessary
  • Project technical support.

Build Reputation With Customers

Create effective and positive working relationships with all departments internally and externally to ensure that customer expectations are exceeded

Drive To Win

Ensure all requests are dealt with efficiently, and that colleagues and teams around you have everything required in order to carry out their duties 

Team Play

Working as part of a team both locally and globally to ensure a smooth running of the engineering department, our projects and our business.

Everyday Better

A thirst for knowledge and takes responsibility for the continuous improvement of yourself and of the engineering processes and procedures. A lifelong learner, keen to develop their career, profession and accreditations.

Safe Base & We Care

Support a safe working environment within the business and through championing the encouragement of a safety by design culture


Degree level candidate with a relevant qualification in Control Automation, Software, Computer engineering or similar. The successful candidate will be:

  • Good with verbal and written Skills
  • Flexible in working hours and location
  • Organised and methodical
  • Good technical knowledge
  • Focused and thorough
  • Open communicator
  • Team Player.