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Automation Engineer - Meath

€40-60K - Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 5605 Date Posted: Monday 20 Mar 2023

Automation Engineer            Co. Meath/Dublin

A leading Manufacturing Company located in County Dublin with numerous locations around Ireland and the UK are currently looking for an Automation Engineer to join their expanding team.

The role offers the chance to be part of a close-knit team, while developing your own knowledge and skills. The individual should be highly motivated with a willingness to succeed within the company as they expect pace, cooperation and accountability.

You will be tasked with providing effective processes including scope, concept generation and design throughout the development processes and to ensure the company remain a market leader within the industries they work in.

Roles & Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for all controls and automation equipment and systems.
  • Safeguard the automation process in respect of safe operations through regular checks and update of control systems.
  • PLC programming - Write, test and commission automation software.
  • HMI/Scada development.
  • Factory acceptance testing for control panels.
  • Support and communicate effectively with the Engineer Manager with defining work packages, planning and organising automation activities.
  • Work closely with the automation team, developers, project designers, electricians and operations.
  • Ensure quality in projects for usability, reliability and manufacturability.
  • To design electrical control systems for specific customer requirements and to make sure they are of industry standards.
  • To identify any root causes of automation faults/breakdowns and prioritise corrective measures to meet the operational processing objectives.
  • Provide technical support to customers and visit sites hen required.
  • Modifications of PLC’s input and output programming and design software.
  • Complete all documentation to the highest quality and oversee all acceptance testing.

This role will be a Group Engineering role with frequent travel to sites within Ireland and the UK.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Relevant experience with PLC controlled automation.
  • Level 7 Degree in Electronics/Automation/Mechatronics/Software Development.
  • PLC experience (Allen Bradley, Siemens).
  • SCADA/HMI experience.
  • Excellent Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication.
  • Positive attitude towards work with a willing ness to continually learn.
  • Well organised approach to work.
  • Current Driver’s License to travel to other sites.

For more information surrounding the role, feel free to contact Caolán on 015 314 886.

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