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Employer CPL
Job Title Automation Engineer

A large US Medical Device company in Co.Limerick have an immediate requirement for a Senior Automation Engineer to join their team.

Main duties and responsibilities :

• Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, complex, high volume 24/7 validated production environment
• Develop Functional and Detailed Design Specifications from User Requirement Specifications
• Develop high quality right first time PLC and HMI code development strategy from Functional and Detailed Design Specifications
• Adopt responsibility for the project management of control systems and software based projects across a cross functional multidiscipline team environment.
• Participates on and lead projects, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection.
• Monitor and analyze opportunities for the development of new or improved tools for process improvement activities.
• Identify and lead cost and technical improvements under the departments’ continuous improvement program.
• Fault-find complex automation equipment
• Maintain comprehensive documentation of code to Medical Device standards
• Prioritize multiple tasks while working to tight schedules
Key Skills and Competencies required:
• Actively 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 software programs written by other developers
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


• Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent degree
• 5/6 years experience working with automated control systems
• Strong PLC background in Siemens S7, APT, Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000, Pilz Safety PLCs and Wonderware Intouch/ArchestrA HMI software
• Additional knowledge of printer systems, vision systems, robotics, Laser control systems, motion control systems, BCR and RFID systems would be beneficial
• Accustomed to working in a high volume manufacturing validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control.

If interested please contact Eoin Coffey on 061 221707 or email for more details

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Location Limerick
Date Added 67 days ago
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