Job Detail

Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Ciaran Fahy
email Connect@hero.ie

Senior Project Engineer (Controls)

Job ID: JOB-11700
Senior Projects Engineer (Controls)

Our client are looking to recruit a Senior Projects Engineer (Controls) for their site in Ballina, Co. Mayo. The objective of this role is to manage large, strategic and/or complex automation projects and automation process improvements activities across the site. Strategic planning for control system capability and its life cycle is also a key component of the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management & Vendor Management
  • Scoping, design, justification and management of complex automation projects
  • Managing communications and relationships with site management to ensure successful project outcomes
  • Manage prioritisation of workstreams with site management and meet commitments with regards safety, cost, timelines, and quality
  • Strategic planning of the site control system lifecycle to meet current and future needs
  • Management of support contracts, contract resources and external expert consultants
  • Site Subject Matter Expert for Controls Systems
  • Recognised subject matter expert across site/system in the areas of PLC Programming, Industrial Networks, HMI’s, Historians, Batch, Robotics and Vision
  • Leading Automation specifications, design and technical reviews for projects involving new processes, lines, and machines
  • Leading site input into global ‘distributed work teams’ for control systems
  • Mentoring of junior engineers in the areas of Controls and Project Management
  • Collaborating with other Engineering teams on design approaches for significant capital projects
  • Development of novel solutions in response to site requests
  • Working with site maintenance team to develop their controls knowledge
  • Improving Existing Infrastructure Control System Design
  • Designing and implementing improvements to increasing system robustness and availability
  • Improving system design so that it provides better feedback on abnormal conditions
  • Supporting site controls engineers to develop more robust coding strategies
  • Defining and leading best practice with regard system documentation and project execution

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Degree Qualified in Mechatronics, Computer/Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline is essential.
  • 10 years’ experience in the design, maintenance, and support of control systems
  • 3+ years’ experience in project management
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Strong PLC and HMI programming skills required, first-hand experience with Allen Bradley, Intouch, RSBatch, Fanuc, Kuka and vision systems a distinct advantage.
  • A strong appreciation of bespoke application development (i.e. Visual Studio), databases and MES software is desirable.
  • Proven experience in delivering automation projects in a regulated environment
  • Previous experience in project and vendor management is highly desirable
  • Excellent presentation skills, able to explain complex automation aspects to non-technical audience.

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Ciaran Fahy on 0874108620/ connect@hero.ie

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Ciaran Fahy

JOB-11700

Senior Project Engineer (Controls)

Ciaran Fahy

Role Type Permanent
Contact Ciaran Fahy
email Connect@hero.ie
mobile +353 87 410 86 20
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