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Project Process Controls Engineer

Job Title: Project Process Controls Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Mayo
REF: 81810
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Project Process Controls Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Mayo are currently looking to recruit a Project Process Controls Engineer for their site.

The position will liaise with Global Engineering (GE), New Product Development (NPD), Research and Development (R&D), Quality Assurance (QA) & Supply Chain (SCM) in order to effectively carry out its responsibilities.
This person will work on introducing specific technologies associated with the expansion of manufacturing capacity, initially in a project capacity. It is envisaged that this role will then transition into a process support role within the relevant Value Stream business unit, coordinating the introduction of ongoing process improvements, technology changes and cost reduction opportunities.

  • New Process Implementation: Responsible for timely implementation of new manufacturing processes in the designated Value Stream area. Projects will include Capacity, New Products, and Cost Reduction, and will involve highly automated production equipment. Position will provide leadership of cross functional team to deliver on same objectives. Scope would include: User Requirements (URS), Functional Design Specifications (FDS), Capital Approval, conducting Design reviews (FMEA tools).
  • Electrical/ Controls Design: Responsible for specification & design of Electrical & Controls systems for automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Project Planning & Tracking: Position will be responsible for developing, tracking & communicating project plans for all control tasks.
  • Equipment Qualification ? support qualification of new production equipment / processes, and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • Safety/ Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of control hardware/software, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments


  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent
  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Electrical / Electronic / Controls / Programming

Specialized or Technical Knowledge
  • PLC machine control & Operator Interface
  • Electrical controls ? maintenance & design
  • 2D/3D CAD skills ? elect drafting/ panel design
  • Project Management / FMEA
  • Vision Systems, Servo Systems
  • Industrial Networks (Profibus etc.)
  • Experience in clean-room manufacturing
  • New Product Introduction

Length of Experience
  • 3 to 5 years post qualification experience in batch type process, preferably in the medical devices / healthcare / pharmaceutical industry.
  • Commissioning & Debug of highly automated equipment
  • Over 2 years Project Engineering experience.
  • Process background desirable with healthcare, chemical or plastics experience; or alternatively within another regulated industry.

For further information on this Project Process Controls Engineer role in Mayo please contact Deborah Counihan on 091730022 /
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