Controls Engineer

Job Overview

Controls Engineer - Waterford

My client highly sought after company are recruiting for an experienced Controls Engineer to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world renowned, market leading Healthcare Company in Waterford with responsibility for executing projects successfully, on time and within budget, in a fast paced, multi-disciplined, cross-functional team environment.

Permanent role - days position. Attractive salary and benefits package

This is a company where you will gain incredible experience with excellent opportunities to progress your career as the Company is currently in expansion mode.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide Technical support and technical reference expertise to manufacturing and outside vendors in developing technical solutions for vision inspection technologies.
  • Provide technical and vision core competency support to Global Operations and Engineering
  • Project Management/ support of capital projects within the Plant to drive increased volume and decreased cost across multiple manufacturing processes
  • Provide Technical specification documents to external vendors for the purpose of trending and design/ build of new manufacturing equipment
  • Manage production and the introduction of new technology through team leadership
  • Support product, platform and cost improvement programs by delivering qualified vision systems. Interface with Engineering, SQA, QA and Operations to successfully validate software systems. Author and execute associated validation documents.
  • Provide technical and operations training on systems delivered.
  • Vendor management
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget


  • Relevant Degree Qualification- Electronics/ Electrical Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience in an FDA regulated Medical Device manufacturing environment
  • Computer/Software development systems
  • PLC- Allen Bradley, Siemens
  • High Level language Programming e.g. C#,
  • Practical knowledge of machine vision systems including Cognex VPro and InSight desired
  • Methodical/Analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Project Management
  • PLC Software Development
  • Scada Software development
  • Manufacturing support
  • Development, documentation and approval of technical documentation

APPLY TODAY! Contact Kerry Rickard for more information and to review the full job spec.

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