PLC Automation Engineer with strong PLC programming experience required for permanent role with successful multinational in West Dublin – Hybrid


  • Bachelor or Masters in Electrical or Automation Engineering
  • 3+ years industry experience in a design related role
  • Proficient in PLC programming
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of motor control especially that using Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
  • Skilled in electrical cabinet design and specification together with proficiency in EPlan
  • An excellent knowledge of the following tools is essential:
    • Rockwell’s RSStudio, FTME and FTSE
    • Siemens’ Simatic Manager, WinCC and TIA Portal
    • Mitsubishi’s GX Works

Key Responsibilities:

  • Part of a team responsible for the design, development, modification, specification, and evaluation of electrical and automation equipment for new or existing products
  • Completion of engineering documentation to release new designs or design modifications
  • Development of project specific electrical schematics
  • Development of project specific PLC, HMI and SCADA controls
  • Implementation of ongoing engineering change orders, ensuring engineering changes are processed and documented
  • Building of prototype units, prepare proof-of-concept rigs and engage in other hands-on activities
  • Visiting customer sites to evaluate product performance and assess site-specific issues
  • Support of Sales, Service and Production departments as required

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