Controls Engineer with PLC / HMI programming experience required by Irish R&D & Manufacturing company in Shannon. As part of the Process Development Team, you will be involved in designing, delivering & supporting control systems for a wide variety of automated assembly production equipment


  • Qualification to level 7 or 8 in Mechanical, Electronic, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have 1-2 year’s experience in a controls engineering role
  • Working knowledge of PLC / HMI programming (Omron preferably)
  • Ability to read / generate electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of pneumatic control systems
  • Have good knowledge and understanding of machine safety requirements
  • Imaginative and creative approach to technical problem solving
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team as necessary
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, specification and development of appropriate control systems for custom designed automated Test and Assembly equipment
  • Development of PLC & HMI software architecture for all new machines
  • Ensuring standardisation of machine software where possible
  • Commissioning and validation of new and modified control systems
  • Provide technical support to the machine build team throughout the entire project cycle, including design, machine build, debug and commissioning phases
  • Create & maintain all relevant documentation for new & upgraded equipment
  • Meeting project timelines and targets

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