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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Contractor
Contact Deirdre Finnerty

Senior Automation Lead Engineer Contract

Senior Automation Lead Engineer

This is 12 month contract to start with a large medical device company in Galway.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in the area of process and equipment development i.e. equipment / process control and monitoring.
  • Provide design support and programming for PLC’s, motion control, vision applications, robotic systems and PC controlled equipment.
  • Provide technical expertise to manufacturing process and technology development activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate safety practices and ensure compliance with legislation where relevant. (CE compliance of equipment)
  • Establish the most effective, reliable and cost effective processing methods for manufacturing operations.
  • Build and develop contacts with external technical representatives, vendors agents etc, in order to keep abreast of technological developments, new product introductions etc. in the controls / electrical field.
  • Ensure completion of appropriate and relevant documentation within area(s) of responsibility.
  • Co-ordinate the introduction and implementation of new technologies and equipment to the manufacturing operation.
  • Provide systems support where appropriate in the areas of PM’s, engineering spares, maintenance training programmes and calibration systems.

Qualifications & Experience required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of Equipment Automation, Software, or related experience with B.Eng in Mechanical, Manufacturing or related engineering desicipline; 4-7 years of Software or related experience with M.A. or M.S.
  • Experience in Allen Bradley/Siemens/Omron/Parker PLC programming and integration.
  • Experience with servo controllers, vision system integration, motion applications & HMI products.
  • Robotics experience would be an advantage.
  • Desired knowledge in the following: Object oriented programming, C#, VB.Net, VB 6, PLC, C++, Lab View programming or Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software testing, version and change management software.
  • Experience in a regulated environment with 21CFR Part 11
  • 3D modelling experience (Solidworks, Autocad or Pro E)
  • SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, java and database design desirable.
  • Effective leader with drive and enthusiasm
  • Proven communication, project management and analytical skills required.
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, team player

For further information on this Senior Design Automation Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 0863073779 or

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Senior Automation Lead Engineer Contract

Deirdre Finnerty

Role Type Contractor
Contact Deirdre Finnerty
mobile +353 86 307 37 79
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