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Automation Engineer - Contract

Job Title: Automation Engineer - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Limerick
Industry:
REF: 96978
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

All applicants must have a valid working visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Email: caroline@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8395531

Automation Engineer - Contract
Our client, a medical device company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit an Automation Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

Description
  • Development of machine design control systems including servo motion and high speed device integration.
  • Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, high volume 24/7 validated production environment
  • Develop User, Functional and Detailed Design Specifications
  • Develop high quality PLC and HMI code from Functional and Detailed Design Specifications
  • Work within a cross functional multidiscipline team environment.
  • Participates within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection.
  • Lead Automation team as part of a project, to deliver robust technical solutions as per project timelines
  • Fault-find complex automation equipment
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of code to Medical Device standards
  • Prioritize multiple tasks while working to tight schedules

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop machine control software involving servo pneumatic and data control.
  • Participate among cross-functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and to required quality standards.
  • Develop, debug and validate Control System software programs
  • Analyse, understand, fault-find and modify automation software
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organize, plan and execute multiple tasks to tight schedules
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to document own work clearly and precisely
  • Strong communication skills

Other Skills, Abilities and Education
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science OR equivalent
  • 5/6 years’ experience working with automated control systems as part of a machine design team.
  • Strong PLC background in Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000, APT, Siemens S7, Elau, Pilz Safety PLCs and Wonderware Intouch/ArchestrA HMI software.
  • Additional knowledge of Servo Motion Control, printer systems, vision systems, robotics, BCR, data analytics and RFID systems would be beneficial
  • Accustomed to working in a validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control

For further information on this Automation Engineer role in Limerick please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 / caroline@hero.ie
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