Controls Engineer

Job Overview

Our client, an award-winning Irish company are seeking a Controls Engineer to join their state-of the art manufacturing facility in Shannon.

Regarded as a great place to work, this a fantastic opportunity to join the 150+ vastly experienced engineers in designing and developing innovative automation solutions for leading manufacturers worldwide.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Controls Engineer to work on developing complex automation solutions for their global customer base.


  • Design and development of controls solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Contribute to the management, communication, execution & delivery of allocated projects, reporting back on project progress (technical issues / project updates) as required.
  • Contribute to all stages of the project from proposal, through execution, delivery and review
  • Proactively source and new technologies within all areas of Automation.
  • Evaluate and assess new technologies
  • Responsibility for the overall quality of the software on assigned projects
  • Support with documentation and procedure creation within the controls team
  • Effective and efficient communication with customers
  • Show commercial awareness on projects
  • Collaborate across departments generating shared ownership of projects

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Electronic, IT or Technology discipline with 3+ years' experience in a controls role
  • Experience of working on automation projects
  • Experience in programming PLCs, including hardware layout and configuration
  • Experience in Allen Bradley Platforms essential
  • Programming experience in Robotics, Cobotics, Vision & Scada systems
  • Experience in setting up Data Historians with Web Front End
  • Experience in VB, HTML or .NET programming
  • Knowledge of the stages of a System Design Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience of working in FDA regulated industries such as Medical Device and Pharmaceutical

For a confidential discussion and to see the full Job Description contact

Kerry on 086 044 3981

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