Controls Engineer


Job Detail

Location Sligo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Gerard Griffin

Controls Engineer

Job ID: JOB-12032
Controls Engineer


We know it is not all about the money when you are looking for your next Controls Engineer Job but we also know it is important too!  HERO are working with a global leader in Medical Device to find the very best of talent for their Sligo and Cork operation.  Why should you apply? This Controls Engineer job opportunity in Sligo and Cork offers exceptional career development opportunities whilst delivering excellent salary and benefits package. Let us talk to see if this is the right move for you.The successful candidate will work on challenging, innovative projects within a highly technical and collaborative working group. As a Controls Engineer you will be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of complex controls systems for automation equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work within the wider engineering group to develop concepts and specifications for equipment from User Requirement Specifications.
  • Develop and Debug machine control programs including PLC/HMI/Robotics/Motion Control/Vision/etc.
  • Involvement in research, development, and implementation of new control technologies
  • Co-ordinate and manage controls elements of build and debug of equipment.
  • Responsible for completing controls aspects of projects within the schedule and budget.
  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables
  • Develop relationships with suppliers for equipment/component procurement.
  • Responsibility for design, commissioning, and safety of controls systems.
  • Provide guidance and direction to junior staff to help them realise designs and ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.
  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards.
  • Meeting project deliverables and deadlines

Key Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Min 5 years relevant experience working on the creation of machine control systems. o Ability to program AB Control Logix, Siemens S7 o Familiar with configuring, commissioning, and debugging common machine networks and drive systems. o Experience in robotics (ABB, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Epson) o Experience of machine vision (Cognex, Keyence)
  • Must be keenly interested in engineering technology and remaining knowledgeable about the cutting edge of automation technology.
  • Excellent communication skills are vital to communicate effectively on job specification, technical direction, and issues daily.
  • Must be a self-starter with good attention to detail, willing to take ownership and responsibility to realise project milestones and timelines.
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions.
  • Current driving license and able to travel as required.

This Controls Engineer job opportunity in Sligo and Cork offers exceptional career development opportunities whilst delivering excellent salary and benefits package.let’s talk to see if this is the right move for you.please contact Gerard Griffin on +35386 1071395

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Gerard Griffin


Controls Engineer

Gerard Griffin

Role Type Permanent
Contact Gerard Griffin
mobile +353 86 10 71 395
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