Senior Controls Engineer with PLC / HMI programming experience required by Irish R&D & Manufacturing IoT company in Clare. As part of the Process Development Team, you lead a dedicated team of electrical and control engineers with responsibility for developing and delivering state of the art control systems 


  • Qualification to level 7 or 8 in Mechanical, Electronic, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have 3+ year’s experience with automated control systems
  • Advanced working knowledge of PLC / HMI programming (Omron preferably)
  • Ability to read / generate electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of pneumatic control systems
  • Knowledge of servo motion control, vision systems, robotics & data analytics
  • 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:

  • Technical Lead for the development of machine control software including, PLC, HMI, Robotics, servo electric and pneumatic motion, along with data collection and control
  • Develop, debug and validate control system software for highly automated production assembly lines
  • Manage the development and implementation of control 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
  • Mentor and assist in the development of Junior Control Engineers
  • Contribute to design reviews with all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensuring that project timelines and targets are achieved

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