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Automation Controls Manager

Galway, Ireland
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Dee Curley
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Automation Controls Manager

My leading Medical Device client based in Galway are recruiting for an Automation Controls Manager.
Working as part of the equipment group, you will be accountable for all aspects of automated equipment used in our manufacturing and new technologies process.
Working from proof of concepts development through to achieving production KPI’s - generating all relevant documentation, including validation, and process support.
Maintains high level expertise in their field managing risks of new technology and stakeholder commitment while forging and maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers.
Ongoing support of existing processes including equipment failure mode reduction on legacy equipment. The role will require a proven track record in controls systems engineering.


  • Lead control system design for Industrial Automation equipment from concept to production
  • Manage and develop the engineering team
  • Troubleshoot issues and ensure project progress
  • Ensure technical accuracy and adherence to best practices
  • Manage project budgets, schedules, and timelines
  • Provide technical support to Process Engineering and Production
  • Maintain high quality/compliance standards
  • Manage external relationships with technology providers/Suppliers
  • Produce support documentation
  • Fulfill Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements
  • Research solutions to process problems


  • Engineering degree with 10+ years' experience in control systems
  • Strong technical background
  • Self-motivated with decision-making ability
  • Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills
  • Problem-solving ability with cost-effective solutions
  • Experience in Sysmac Studio and IEC 61131 programming
  • Proficiency in Eplan for control system design
  • Knowledge of CE Standards


  • Building Effective Teams
  • Motivating Others
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork
  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)


For further information on this Automation Controls Manager role in Galway please contact Dee Curley on  or 086-7902191

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