Controls Engineer with PLC / HMI programming experience required by Irish R&D & Manufacturing company in Shannon. You will assist in the development, implementation and validation of control systems for state-of-the-art production assembly equipment.


  • Qualification to level 7 or 8 in Automation, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have proven experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of PLC / HMI programming
  • Ability to read / work with electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of robotics, servo electric and pneumatic motion 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 control software for all new machines
  • Commissioning and validation of new and modified control systems
  • Develop and implement control system software upgrades and manage the role out to all equipment
  • Provide technical support to the machine build team throughout the entire project cycle, including design, machine build, debug and commissioning phases
  • Contribute to design reviews with all relevant stakeholders
  • Create & maintain all relevant documentation for new & upgraded equipment
  • Responsible for ensuring that project timelines and targets are achieved

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