Automation Engineer - Honeywell

Job Overview

Automation Engineer - Honeywell

Our client, an industrial plant situated in West Limerick, are currently recruiting for a Automation Engineer to join their team on a 2 year contract.

Working within the DCS Team you will be responsible for the configuring, maintaining, and migrating all vintages of the Honeywell DCS systems.

You will be part of the team that ensures the process control objectives are met through tuning, development of control strategies and troubleshooting existing multi-variable control configurations for continuous operations in refinery process units.


  • Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical, electrical, automation or mechanical engineering required.
  • Minimum 7 years' process or process controls engineering experience in petrochemical or mineral refining industry required.
  • Demonstrable expertise in the configuration/maintenance of the following control platforms;
    • Honeywell TPN/TPS DCS system
    • Honeywell Fail Safe Controller/Safety Manager
    • Honeywell Field device Manager/PHD/Uniformance
  • Experience in the PI Data Historian, GE's Mark VI Control platform and Rockwell/Siemens PLCs would be also be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent process analytical skills
  • To succeed in this role you must be out-going and self-driven, able to interact with people in all areas and at all levels of the organisation

The role will involve…

  • Bringing new levels of automation to the plant and maximising the utilisation of existing systems.
  • Participating on teams to support refinery activities such as process unit alarm management defect elimination, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Management of Change (MOC).
  • Designing and deploying leading edge solutions (proven experience is essential)
  • The automation of systems to reduce or remove physical interventions and improve safety.
  • Problem solving, data modelling and project management would all be key elements of the position.
  • Future-proofing existing Process Controls Infrastructure (DCS, PLCs and advanced instrumentation).
  • Identifying, developing and deploying cyber protection solutions to all automation infrastructure.
  • Normal working hours are 8:00-16:30, however the successful candidate would be on-call for issues arising one week in four.

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