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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Contract
Contact Tommy McKeown

Controls / Automation Engineer – Contract

Job ID: JOB-11395

Controls/ Automation Engineer

Contractor Role

Commutable from Limerick, Clare & Mayo

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:

  • Excellent Controls / Automation skills (particularly in Allen Bradly PLC’s). Must be very comfortable troubleshooting Allen Bradley systems including fault finding, motion control, FactoryTalk, etc
  • Strong Electrical Troubleshooting ability
  • Experience in any of the following would be very beneficial: PC hardware / software, motion control, robotics, vision systems.
  • A candidate with experience in PC Virtualisation would be very beneficial.



  • 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 Tommy McKeown on 086 0100903/

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Tommy McKeown


Controls / Automation Engineer – Contract

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Contract
Contact Tommy McKeown
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