Job Type: Perm
Job ID: JO-1908-19304
Consultant: Karen McHugh
Are you an Automation / Controls Engineer or Senior Technician with PLC programming experience?
Are you interested in automated equipment development and programming across various industries?
If interested in discussing further, please contact Karen on +353 1 7978720 for more information
Controls Engineer - PLC - Automation - Sligo
Our Client is a leading developer of equipment and solutions to clients in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical device and food and beverage industries.
The role will involve becoming a full time member of the controls team, responsible for the design and implementation of all controls aspects on automated equipment.
Duties will include the following:
Involvement in research and implementation of new control technologies
Participate in team to develop concepts and specifications for equipment
Develop design of control systems for automated equipment (PLC, servo systems, vision, field-bus etc)
Co-ordinate and manage controls elements of build and debug of equipment
Responsible for completing controls aspects of projects within the schedule and budget
Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables
Develop relationships with suppliers for equipment/component procurement.
Responsibility for quality, commissioning and safety of controls systems
Excellent communication skills are vital as the candidate will have to work/lead with in a technical team and be expected to communicate on job specification and issues etc. that are occurring on a day to day basis.
Give guidance and direction to more junior staff to help them realise designs and ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.
Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards
Meeting project delivery deadlines
Min 5 yrs experience working on machine control systems
Ability to program AB Control Logix, Siemens S7
Familiar with configuring common machine networks & drive systems
Experience of machine vision (cognex, Keyence)
Experience with robotics desirable (ABB, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Epson)
Preferably qualified to degree level
€45 - 60K per annum based on experience
Permanent full time position
This position is based in Sligo but will require travel to Client sites in Ireland and Europe.
Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.
If you have any queries about this role, you can contact her by e-mail Karen@jobcontax.com or phone +353-01-7978720
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