Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Temporary
Contact Ciaran Fahy

Automation Controls Engineer

Auomation Controls Engineer

Our client, a Medical Device company in Galway are looking to recruit an Automation Controls Engineer for their site in Galway.

Key Responsibilities

  • Control system design for Industrial Automation equipment from concept stage.
  • Design Automation Control electrical and pneumatic schematics.
  • Liaise with Production during initial machine manufacture.
  • Production of support documentation including BOMs and manuals.
  • Design PLC architecture and controls Flow.
  • Program and debug PLC programs.
  • Commission and Program Robotics
  • Program, setup and maintain automated inspection tools
  • Support existing equipment in Production.
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements 
  • Ensure goals and objectives are met and understood by effective communication, building an atmosphere of openness, honesty and flexibility with individuals and within the team environment.
  • Manage external relationships with Technology providers / Suppliers.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled Researching solutions to existing process problems

Key Requirements:

  • Ideally have experience with E-Plan, Cognex, ABB Robots.
  • Strong technical background and capabilities.
  • Motivated to work on own initiative and the ability to make and implement decisions.
  • Knowledge of ISO and FDA compliance with emphasis on validation.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to solve problems with innovative and cost effective solutions.
  • Excellent working knowledge of equipment and process validation
  • Strong experience in programming IEC 61131 compliant PLC language Omron Sysmac Studio
  • Ability to design control systems using 2 or 3D-CAD.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of an experienced team
  • Excellent Knowledge of CE Standards.


  • Engineering level 8 degree, or equivalent qualification.
  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

For further information on this Automation Controls Engineer role please contact Ciaran Fahy on 087-4108620/

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Automation Controls Engineer

Ciaran Fahy

Role Type Temporary
Contact Ciaran Fahy
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