Location Southampton
Job-type Interim / Contract
Salary £300 - 360 per day

Job Title: Systems Engineer & Developer

Location: Southampton

Pay Range/details: £300 to £360 per day

Contract Type: 6-month FTC


One of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

We believe in inclusion, authenticity, and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and future colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued, and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome.


Key Responsibilities – Engineer & Developer

  • Interface with and debug PLC software and understand the various communication networks used.
  • Write queries to retrieve data from databases.
  • Interpret, modify, and debug HMI/SCADA software as per programme needs.
  • Participate in team project meetings, track project schedules, responsibilities of work, and coordinate with contractors.
  • Focused Ignition developer, working on expanding an emerging platform.
  • Creating solutions through Ignition, using Python script and being able to integrate well with all external components.


Qualifications & Requirements – Engineer & Developer

  • Inductive Automation Ignition developer.
  • Python skills.
  • Self-motivated & proactive attitude to challenges.
  • Adaptable and operates with integrity.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Organised, diligent, with strong work ethic.
  • Task focused with a drive for quality & excellence.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently, working on your own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • One (1) to Three (3) years of experience in Electrical Engineering or a related field is required.
  • One (1) to Three (3) years of SCADA programming experience is required.
  • One (1) to Three (3) years of PLC programming experience is required.
  • Multi-vendor device knowledge.
  • Basic IT networking awareness.
  • Basic Industrial switch knowledge.
  • Panel wiring experience.
  • Comfortable with interpreting wiring schematics.
  • Change Management experience.
  • Good IT standards and security appreciation.
  • Awareness of programming languages, creating, and modifying code.
  • Good understanding of programming best practices.
  • Expression language understanding.
  • OT Software Platform experience from fault finding to front end development using CSS and other languages.
  • Basic SQL language awareness.


For more information on this role, please contact Michael Farrell on 01453 829768 or send a copy of your CV to michael.farrell@omegaresource.com


Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Omega Resource Group is an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. 


Candidates who are currently a Systems Engineer, Systems Developer or a Systems Engineer and Devloper may be suitable for this position.

For details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.uk

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.