Control Systems Manager with a controls programming background & strong leadership experience required for permanent role in Co. Westmeath. The successful candidate will manage a team of four engineers servicing medical & automotive clients nationally & internationally. Reporting to the managing director, you will liase with customers, determining their needs & manage the delivery of projects on time & on budget. 


  • Controls Project Management
  • Liaise with customers and interpret their needs, to assist with developing proposals for equipment
  • Design machine control systems, source materials and project manage the control system build
  • Plan, write, test and troubleshoot PLC, HMI, Servo (etc.) code
  • Robot programming and safety systems setup
  • Perform in-house testing on control components and systems
  • Perform equipment installation and tests at the customer site as needed
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation
  • Provide the overall Project Manager with timely status reports of assignments.
  • Complete all necessary Project Development paperwork
  • Travel as required to complete project tasks
  • Implement controls systems that comply with company and industry standards


  • Technical qualification ideally in Automation Engineering
  • At least 8+ years experience in an Automation Engineering role / environment
  • Controls Programming experience (HMI, PLC, Scada)
  • Experience leading a team of automation engineers
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical wiring and pneumatics
  • Knowledge of safety requirements, CE and ideally CMSE qualified 
  • Knowledge of servo-systems/servo-drives 
  • Available for intermittent international travel

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