HYBRID: Senior Controls Automation Engineer with strong PLC design background required for key role with successful industrial electronics multinational in Galway. Joining a team of engineers working on the design & development of IoT devices, you will be responsible for supporting Automation components of the manufacturing process & driving continuous safety improvements. This is a Hybrid role with a requirement for attendance on site in Galway 3 days a week. 


  • Third Level Degree in Controls, Electrical, Electronic, Manufacturing Engineering or similar
  • 7+ years’ experience in an Automated environment 
  • Experience working with either Rockwell or Siemens PLC’s is CRITICAL
  • Experience with Safety PLC versions and TIA portal software and RS Logix or Studio 5000 required
  • Experience with FANUC and ABB robot integration
  • Knowledge and experience with EtherNet/IP, ProfiNet and ASi communication networks
  • Design of control systems including safety related system
  • Familiarity with EN standards and regulations
  • Skill set in business case development and selling to stakeholders
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong Collaboration and Communication Skills
  • Self-motivated – Self driven, takes total ownership

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide PLC support to run and maintain the automated cells in production
  • Ensure compliance with and maintenance of SOP’s and technical documentation
  • Engage with EH&S Risk Assessments
  • Support systems to ensure site backups, images, disaster recovery, procedures, cyber security, data integrity etc.
  • Installing and placing new or upgraded equipment into operations
  • Develops solutions for automation problems and shows problem solving abilities
  • Generation and execution of documents such as User Requirements
  • Specification’s, Design Specifications, FAT, SAT, Operating Manuals


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