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Automation Systems / Controls Engineer

Req ID: J2279405

  • Location
    Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • Time Type Full time

Job Description

Position Summary:

  • The Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.

Key Responsibilities and End Results: (Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following):

  • Provide PLC programming, Visions 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.
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor / customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Skills/Attributes:

  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable

Job Specifications The minimum education and experience required to perform this job competently.   

  •  Degree in electronic engineering, controls engineering, software engineering or similar discipline.
  • Experience of PLC programming essential and Vision Systems and SCADA systems installation highly desirable.
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment
    • High volume automated assembly experience would be an advantage as would medical device manufacturing experience in a regulated environment.
    • An electrical background / qualification advantageous.

Organization Linkages:   List the titles of individuals and organizations with which this position has the most frequent and significant contact.  Briefly describe the nature of those contacts.

  • Reports to Automation Engineering Lead
  • Value Stream Leader
  • Automation Technicians
  • Operations

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