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Automation Engineer


Reference:A009926 (AQTU-243151) Location: Wicklow
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: €50000 - €55000
May be suitable for: Automation Engineer

A009926 (AQTU-243151)


Automation Engineer


This role will be based in Wicklow 5 days a week onsite and any applicant must have a valid work permit/ visa. (Stamp 4 Visa or EU passport) .You must have an excellent work ethic and flexible attitude to apply for this role.


Key duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Contribute to the completion of projects, manage your own time to meet agreed targets and develop plans for short-term work activities on your own projects.
  • Implementing code/systems changes on the automation systems under change management/change control as part of sustaining and Capital projects as required.
  • Participating in the development of the Automated System Life Cycle documents.
  • Working on production systems continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintaining the validated state of the automation systems.
    • Managing and executing automation projects.
    • Carrying out control system revalidation.
    • Ensuring System upgrades and solutions to obsolescence topics throughout our site.
    • Ensuring automation systems comply with regulatory guidelines.
    • Developing recovery/backup solutions for equipment failures.
    • Developing Archiving systems and procedures for all relevant production equipment.
    • Supporting maintenance activities as required - including troubleshooting of high speed packagingequipmentand highly automated process equipment.
Qualifications and Desirable Skills:

  • Degree or 3rd Level Qualification (Engineering/Science) discipline or equivalent.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and change management skills with a continuous improvement focus.
  • At least 3/4 Years’ experience with Automation and IT systems.
  • High level knowledge of Industrial Networks architectures (Ethernet IP,Control Net & Profibus) and have an ability to fault find network problems.
  • Extensive technical, operational and business expertise in the following disciplines:
    • PLC / SCADA (e.g. Siemens, Allen Bradley, iFix, InTouch)
    • Data Historian Systems (e.g: Historian)
    • High level knowledge on PLCs, Vision Control Systems with preferable experience on Allen Bradley/Siemens PLCs & Cognex Vision Systems
    • Computer Systems Validation
    • Automation & Control systems support of highly Automated Production equipment and Packing lines.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues in a team environment, and with vendors, contractors and external customers.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills and can manage projects autonomously.
  • Vendor and Contractor management.
  • Be solutions orientated, delivery focused and passionate about supporting our production site with technical support solutions.