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Engineering & Technical

Automation Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 6/05/2016
Job Reference: 82147

Job Description

PLC Automation Engineer


Our Client are looking to hire a PLC Automation Engineer for a permanent contract for their Galway site.
This Engineer will have hands-on experience providing day-to-day site support as well as implementing code changes under site change control and project work within the manufacturing facility.

Control Systems Requirement:


This role will involve dealing with various control systems and Technologies of which some are listed below.

  • Allen Bradley PLC-5
  • Allen Bradley SLC 500
  • Allen Bradley Control Logix
  • ASI/ControlNet/Data Highway Bus systems
  • Emerson servo systems
  • CTI and Allen Bradley PanelViews


Required skills, knowledge & experience
  • Strong experience with code development and generation.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting ability on the above systems and on high speed automated assembly machines.
  • Experience troubleshooting faulty electrical components.
  • Programming, calibration and maintenance of robots
  • Strong background in providing technical support to multiple lines and record issue resolutions.
  • Experience developing and maintaining machine PLC programs as well as commissioning changes related to the above control systems.
  • Strong experience required on Allen Bradley platforms to include Control Logix, SLC500, PLC5 PLCs from a programming and troubleshooting point of view.
  • Experience on Rockwell?s, Panel Builder, ControlNet, Data Highway and various Factory Talk packages. Good experience on Wonderware Intouch SCADA programming and troubleshooting.
  • Experience relating to documentation (develop, update URS, FDS etc.)
  • Common knowledge on Regulatory Agencies? standards and guidelines e.g. GAMP, ISO etc.
  • Experience with Process Improvement tools, application of Lean projects, Structured Problem Solving Techniques and SPC and experience in development of Process Control Plans.
  • Previous experience working with other departments and functions such as Quality, EHS, Engineering, Manufacturing etc.
  • Excellent customer relations skills having previously dealt with customers or stakeholders within the business and an ability to satisfy demanding customer requirements.
  • Experience working to performance targets and to deadlines.

Core competencies:
  • Resourceful
  • Ability to work on own initiative or in a team environment.
  • Hands-on
  • Enjoys a challenge
  • Fast Learner
  • Works well under pressure
  • Enjoys working with people, good people, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-driven

Typical Experience/Education:
  • Suitability degree qualified, experienced engineer
  • Minimum of 3-5 years manufacturing experience or equivalent.
  • Experience in a highly automated manufacturing desirable & good knowledge of the Process Automation / I.T industry.

For further information on this PLC Automation Engineer in Galway Please Contact Deborah Counihan on 091730022 / deborah@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our Hero Recruitment website ? www.hero.ie

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