Senior Controls Engineer


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Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
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Senior Controls Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-11632
Senior Controls Engineer

Working in Senior Controls Engineer is in big demand right now.  We’re looking to speak with experienced Senior Controls Engineer who are looking to work with top global leaders who value their people.  This is a great job opportunity in located Ballina Co.Mayo for a  Senior Controls Engineer who enjoys working on innovative projects, values autonomy in their job and  working in a great team.Talk with us about this newly created Senior Controls Engineer job opportunity in Ballina Co. Mayo to find out more. 

Our client, a leading medical device company located in Ballina are looking to recruit a Senior Controls Engineer. The main focus of this position will be to work, under the guidance of the Engineering Manager and Senior Project Controls Engineer in the area of design, commissioning, troubleshooting and maintenance of the electrical & control systems of both new & existing equipment in the plant. This role provides an excellent opportunity for a developing professional to gain further project experience within a highly automated and high volume regulated/medical device production process


Process Support:
– The position will provide specialized technical support in the day-to-day operation of the assigned manufacturing processes, specifically supporting the various control systems. This work will involve troubleshooting problems encountered in the daily operation of the equipment, implement corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence. Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution to value stream technical support staff. Perform preventative and corrective control system maintenance, completing all associated paperwork including software change control and software records to ensure high levels of up-time. This position will involve out of hours support when necessary.

Project Support: – 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


1. Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Electrical / Electronic / Controls / Programming. Masters Degree is preferred.

2. Specialized or Technical Knowledge 

Minimum: PLC machine control & Operator Interface Electrical controls – maintenance & design 2D/3D CAD skills – elect drafting/ panel design

Desired: Project Management / FMEA Vision Systems, Servo Systems and Robotics ELAU, B&R Rockwell PLC experience Industrial Networks (Profibus etc) Experience in clean-room manufacturing

New Product Introduction High level programming languages ( Python,Java HTML)

3. Kind and Length of Experience 

Minimum: Over 2 years Project/Process Engineering experience.

Desired: 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

Process background desirable with healthcare, chemical or plastics experience; or alternatively within another regulated industry.

Ready to join one of the truly great companies in Ireland?  We have a exciting job opportunity for a Senior Controls Engineer based in Ballina Co. Mayo. 

Join a super team of people and a company that offers exceptional salaries and rewards.

Let’s have a conversation to find out more about what’s important to you. please contact Gerard on 0861071395/

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Gerard Griffin


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Senior Controls Engineer

Gerard Griffin

Role Type Permanent
Contact Gerard Griffin
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