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105186 - Automation Engineer - Unknown

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Date: 9/10/2019
Job Reference: 105186
Contact Name: Anna McGowan
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Job Description

Automation Engineer - Unknown - 105186
Contact: Anna McGowan
Telephone: 0834646665

Lead Automation Engineer – Co Clare
Job Responsibilities:
As an Automation Engineer you will be supporting the plant that supports the equipment and the management reporting systems. You will be a key member of the local team, but also part of a group-wide structure supporting projects at other facilities
  • You will take an active role in the early specification of equipment to ensure that the reliability, redundancy and system integration are correct from the onset
  • An essential aspect of this role is that you keep yourself informed of the latest technology, to ensure that Element Six is one-step ahead of our competition, in terms of having the right information, in the appropriate format, at the right time, so that we can all make the finest decision at the earliest opportunity
  • Support commissioning, calibration, maintenance and validation of existing control systems inclusive of drives, wiring, power thyristors, power measurement, and control panels of these systems
  • Software development on PLC control systems
  • Development of production dashboards
  • Process data interpretation and presentation of key parameters
  • Machine and process automation
  • Maintain ‘Historian’ database
  • Provide technical support for site control systems
  • Assist with the implementation of manufacturing systems
  • Contractor management
  • Ensure system documentation is maintained up to date
  • Provide technical support and advice to the on-site maintenance teams
Essential Criteria:
  • Engineering degree in any of Electrical, Electronic or Automation
  • 4 + years’ experience in control systems
  • Experience in programming and troubleshooting of Siemens PLC systems
  • Experience with the control and monitoring of OEM systems
  • Design, engineer, test and troubleshoot control systems
  • Ability to work independently while applying the available resources
  • Make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong practical analytical and problem-solving capability
For further information on this Automation Engineer role in Clare please contact Anna McGowan on 0864667369 /
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