OSI Systems, Inc

  • Controls System Engineer

    Location UK-Salfords, Surrey
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/25/2018 12:12 PM)
    Rapiscan Systems Ltd
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  • Overview

    Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.


    The Control Systems Engineer is a key member of the systems engineering team for the RTT, with particular responsibilities for controls and automation, updating, improving and maintaining the PLC codebase, supporting project teams in system deliveries, interfaces to airport BHS’s (Baggage Handling Systems), and automation tools to support Operations. Good communications skills.This role is likely to require some away from office travel (UK & overseas).


    • Design & Code (PLC & HMI) development for the RTT machine control
    • Controls code maintenance, problem resolution and troubleshooting
    • Development of interfaces to 3rd party airport systems (BHS) using industry standard protocols such as EtherNet/IP, Profibus, ProfiNet.
    • Supporting Operations and Manufacturing with process automation tools
    • General systems engineering, including testing and verification.
    • Collaboration with other disciplines (Mechanical /Electrical /Electronics /Test) in the engineering team
    • Application of good software version management
    • Support activities for product lifecycle maintenance, such as obsolesce & cost reductions
    • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
    • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
    • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


    • Extensive PLC programming experience, preferably with Allen Bradley / RSLogix5000
    • Programming for panel HMI’s or SCADA systems.
    • General systems engineering processes and procedures including requirements writing, system testing and verification.
    • Significant customer facing experience in a systems integration role.
    • Working within a disciplined code development & code maintaining environment with good configuration control  
    • Candidates should be degree qualified in Engineering or a similar technical subject. Equivalent experience is also acceptable.
    • Experience in Siemens PLC programming or Linux OS based systems and scripting would be an advantage. Knowledge of airport baggage handling systems would be a bonus but general experience of control and automation engineering will be considered.


    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.



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