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Automation Engineer

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Location Dublin 24 , Cork
Sector Engineering
Salary £35,000 - £60,000 Per Annum
Type Permanent
Consultant Katie Gillespie
Ref 69033

Automation Engineer
Coutny Cork (Michelstown)

€35 – €60k
Permanent Role

I am looking for an experienced automation engineer to be based as a site engineer for one of my clients. This is a great opportunity that would be ideally suited to an engineer with 3-5 years’ experience who is looking to take a step up their career or someone coming from an SI background who wants to be more client facing. 

You will initially focus on PLC + SCADA system support and project implementation and grow into the site automation lead position.

The Role:

  • Leading all phases of engineering projects on site
  • Working closely with contractors
  • Programming, diagnosing and troubleshooting PLC and SCADA applications
  • Developing and implementing automation solutions through change control
  • Developing engineering design documents, technical evaluations, and test plans for process equipment, following GAMP 5 guidelines
  • Providing design and approval for hardware, software, and controls for automated systems
  • Providing technical and automation operational support to Engineering, Manufacturing, Validation and Facilities departments
  • Supporting project commissioning activities
  • Providing out of hours 24/7 on-call support

The Person:

  • Experienced automation engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Computer Science / Information Systems or related.
  • PLC Programming Experience: Siemens TIA Portal / Mitsubishi PLCs 
  • HMI / SCADA Experience: Wonderware InTouch 
  • Knowledge of process instrumentation and wiring
  • Experience with control networks and communications systems
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical environment

Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. If suitable, you will be contacted to discuss the opportunity with you in detail prior to submitting your CV to the client. In this discussion we will aim to identify your specific skills and motivations, and where appropriate recommend other relevant opportunities to you that match your requirements.

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