Bennamann develops solutions that harness the power of the earth’s natural energy, to create closed-loop energy systems that can power our homes, businesses, and transport networks.  We are based in Wadebridge, Cornwall and we are seeking the brightest local talent to add to our rapidly growing team.

Controls and System Engineer

What we’re looking for

A control and systems engineer is required to develop network enabled electronics for work on renewable energy systems. The developments will be taken through from initial concept to market.  A small amount of travel will be required mostly in the UK.

The role

Development of control systems and sensors for renewable energy systems that interface to a variety of pressure and temperature sensors.  These will need to be controlled by RCMS systems and developed into being IOT capable.  The basic elements will be locally controlled by a raspberry pi computer.

Other work involves developing control systems that interface to automotive engine management systems.

Personal profile

You will need to show evidence of the following skills and personal qualities:

  • sense and control experience and working with embedded systems
  • competent in at least one low level language
  • using the raspberry Pi
  • good understanding of physical systems
  • testing installations and systems, and analysing test data
  • the ability to make and understand technical diagrams
  • analytical skills
  • the ability to explain design ideas clearly
  • decision-making skills
  • attending meetings, writing reports and giving presentations
  • IoT experience
  • excellent maths, science and IT skills
  • awareness of H&S regulations and how they impact projects,
  • estimating costs and project timings
  • carrying out feasibility studies for new technical developments
  • excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • good IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages;
  • the capacity to prioritise tasks and work under pressure;
  • ability to liaise well with others and delegate tasks;
  • strong oral and written communication skills;
  • ability to work on your own initiative;
  • attention to detail;
  • flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads;
  • problem-solving skills and project management ability.

Desirable:

  • a working knowledge of ATEX approved electronics and automotive engine management systems

What you’ll get

You will be working closely with a team of engineers and scientists in a developing company with opportunities for development, training and progression.

We offer an excellent package that comprises of competitive salary, 28 days annual leave, and flexible working conditions.

If interested please send your CV to: enquiries@bennamann.com

AD Lab Assistant

We are looking for a student/graduate in microbiology/chemistry to work on a feasibility study with us.  The feasibility study is funded by Innovate UK and concerns optimising anaerobic digestion processes.  The internship/short-term contract would be for twelve months initially, but could be extended.  The candidate would be based on a farm in Truro and responsible for gathering and analysing testing data.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Set up lab tests
  • Measure output data
  • Developing reporting system
  • Analyse reports and suggest future testing

Working conditions/hours

Candidate would be expected to spend most of his/her time on site in the farm in Truro.  The candidate would also spend some time in our head office in Wadebridge, and occasionally further travel may be required (our office in Harwell, Oxfordshire).

The candidate would need to work 36 hours p/w, but there is a degree of flexibility in how the hours are arranged.  Competitive salary offered and the potential for further career opportunities.

If interested please send your CV to: enquiries@bennamann.com