Senior Automation Engineer

  • Posted: 25/05/2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Limerick , Limerick, Ireland
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term

My client, a world leading medical device manufacturer, are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. This role offers you the opportunity to work in a growing manufacturing environment, while still having the flexibility of hybrid working.



• Develop a strong understanding of the business, strategic direction, overall organizational goals and individual user needs.

• Development of machine design control systems including servo motion and high-speed device integration.

• Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, high volume 24/7 validated production environment

• Develop User, Functional and Detailed Design Specifications

• Develop high quality PLC and HMI code from Functional and Detailed Design Specifications

• Work within a cross functional multidiscipline team environment.

• Participates within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection.

• Lead Automation team as part of a project, to deliver robust technical solutions as per project timelines.

• Provide ideas and solutions for the improvement and development of control systems.

• Fault-find complex automation equipment

• Maintain comprehensive documentation of code to Medical Device standards

• Ensure effective closure on Quality System documentation and NC/CAPA actions



• Bachelors in Automation Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field preferred.

• 5 to 6 years’ experience working with automated control systems.

• Strong PLC background in Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000, Allen Bradley Guard Logix, APT, Siemens S7, Elau, Pilz Safety PLCs and Wonderware Intouch/ArchestrA, FactoryTalk View HMI software.

• Additional knowledge of Servo Motion Control, printer systems, vision systems, robotics, BCR, data analytics and RFID systems would be beneficial

• Accustomed to working in a validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control.

• Good organizational, planning and prioritisation skills; good oral and written communication skills.


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