Automation Engineer - Kildare

Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 7093 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Apr 2024

Automation Engineer    Naas      €50-65k

Our client based in Naas is recruiting for an Automation Engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will be tasked with working on the delivery of projects across the lifecycle from initial specification through to design and handover.

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.
  • Assess existing technologies and processes.
  • Design and deliver best in class automation solutions.
  • Software development of bespoke machines & manufacturing systems.
  • 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.
  • Complete all documentation to the highest quality and oversee all acceptance testing.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • B.Sc. degree in Engineering or equivalent, with particular emphasis in electrical, mechanical, electronic, automation and/or chemical discipline.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in related industry.
  • PLCs/HMI’s/SCADA knowledge.
  • Thorough knowledge of automation principles and procedures.
  • Excellent Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication.
  • Positive attitude towards work with a willing ness to continually learn.
  • Well organised approach to work.

For more information, please feel free to contact Steve on 015 314 886.

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