Automation Engineer - Senior

£28.86 - £32.47/hour DOE
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Pay rate: €40 - €45 Depending on experience
Location: Limerick, Ireland


* Development of machine design control systems including servo motion and high speed device integration.
* Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, high volume 24/7 validated production environment
* Develop Functional and Detailed Design Specifications from User Requirement Specifications
* Develop high quality PLC and HMI code from Functional and Detailed Design Specifications
* Work within a cross functional multidiscipline team environment.
* Participates within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection.
* Fault-find complex automation equipment
* Maintain comprehensive documentation of code to Medical Device standards
* Develop machine control software involving servo pneumatic and data control.
* Participate among cross-functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and to required quality standards.
* Develop, debug and validate Control System software programs
* Analyse, understand, fault-find and modify automation software
* Ability to organize, plan and execute multiple tasks to tight schedules
* Highly motivated self-starter


* Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science OR equivalent
* 5/6 years experience working with automated control systems as part of a machine design team.
* Strong PLC background in Allen Bradley Control Logix 5000, APT, Siemens S7, Elau, Pilz Safety, PLCs and Wonder ware Intouch/ArchestrA HMI software.
* Additional knowledge of Servo Motion Control, printer systems, vision systems, robotics, BCR, data analytics and RFID systems would be beneficial
* Accustomed to working in a validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control.

If you feel this is a suitable role for you then send me a copy of your recent CV and call me on (Apply online only) and we can discuss this further.

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