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Automation Controls Engineer

Mayo, Ireland
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Dee Curley
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Automation Controls Engineer

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Our leading medical device client in Mayo is currently hiring for a Controls Engineer

Are you considering a career move?   

This job opportunity with our client stands out due to their great culture, and their unrivalled rewards and recognition packages.  

Controls Engineer

The Controls Engineer will provide automation support for new and existing processes / equipment. 

Project Support:

  • Developing, tracking & communicating project plans for all control tasks in assigned projects.
  • Equipment Qualification – support / lead qualification of new production equipment / processes and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • Design & Implementation of testing protocols for new machines, testing that the machine vendors code and logic performs in line with User Requirement Specifications
  • Safety/ Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of control hardware/software, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments


Process Support: -

  • The position will provide specialized technical support in the day-to-day operation of the assigned manufacturing processes, specifically supporting the various control systems.
  • Troubleshooting problems encountered in the daily operation of the equipment
  • Implementing corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution to value stream technical support staff.
  • This position may, from time to time, involve out of hours support occasionally.



  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Electrical / Electronic / Controls / Programming
  • PLC machine control & Operator Interface
  • Electrical controls – maintenance & design
  • 2D/3D CAD skills – elect drafting/ panel design
  • 3 to 5 years post qualification experience in batch type process, preferably in the medical devices / healthcare / pharmaceutical industry.
  • Commissioning & Debug of highly automated equipment


For further information on this Process Project role in Mayo please contact Dee Curley on 086 7902191 /

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Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

Data can only be transferred outside of the EEA on the basis of standards contractual clauses, to a country for whom an adequacy decision has been given by the European Commission or where the express permission of the data subject has been given.  You have supplied us with your personal data in the process of applying for a position.  Our client company may have personnel outside of the EEA who will review you data.  We will apply the appropriate criteria in respect of the data transfer depending on the location of those personnel.


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