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Automation Controls/Systems Engineer

Req ID: J2260465

  • Location
    Bray, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

Education/Training/Experience:                                        

  • Level 8 Qualification in electronic engineering, controls engineering, software engineering or similar discipline.
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment with high volume automated assembly experience an advantage and medical device manufacturing experience in a regulated environment desirable.
  • An electrical background / qualification would be advantageous.
  • Able to work well in a cross functional team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership on technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment on automated production equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues on large integrated automation cells, inclusive of interfacing PLCs, OEM hardware/controllers, machine networking, I/Os, etc.
  • Understanding of and ability to work within a machine control network (MCN; inc. switches, VLANs, VMs, server, etc.).
  • Working experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell PLCs and automation solutions desirable.
  • Working experience with Beckhoff Industrial PCs and automation solutions desirable.
  • Working experience with various additional PLC vendors an advantage (Siemens, Elau, GE, etc.).
  • Capability in vision system optimisation and development (Cognex, Keyence, etc.) an advantage.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project , MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Provide PLC programming, Vision Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support.
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Travel as required to support equipment buy-offs and/or training at vendor/customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Constantly seeks to improve work processes; Has a quality-first mentality; Learns from internal and external best practices to apply to her/his work
  • Supports all company Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.

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