Automation Engineer

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Not Specified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Recruitment Plus
Job Ref:

*Automation Engineer Co Cavan -D006329 *

*About Us: *

RecruitmentPlus is an experienced technical engineering recruitment agency working with clients in Dublin and northeast. We are currently recruiting for an experienced *Automation Engineer *based in a manufacturing facility in Co Cavan. *(No international travel) *The Automation Engineer is part of the Engineering Team with responsibility for the design and installation of robust and world class automation systems, and supporting the continued and sustained development and improvement.

*Requirements or Skills: *

* 5 years experience working directly as an Automation Engineer or a Control Systems
* Minimum 3rd Level qualification in Automation (Engineer would be preferred)
* Good communication skills and effective time management.
* Proven experience of working within a change environment.
* Project management skills
* Mechatronics/Instrumentation or Electrical Engineering considered
* Experience supporting PLC, SCADA and HMI systems in a manufacturing background.
* Experience to working with Technical/Electrical drawings and specifications
* Fully Computer literate
* Proven Project electrical engineering skills

*Your main responsibilities will include: *

* Maintain and develop the automation infrastructure on the site in line with automation best practice
* Investigate and root cause any issues regarding automation and put sustainable counter measures in place with a focus on Zero Automation downtime
* Responsible for leading projects and involved in the design, implementation and support of process activities
* Identification and preparation of proposals for Capital Investments to include full costing's and return on investment
* Responsibility for all production process automation and controls systems including the specification and design, programming, simulation and testing, start-up assistance and training
* Provides technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate
* these systems and develop a compliance culture.
* Designs, writes, implements, tests and documents PLC and HMI software.
* Develop networks to identify best practice and fast track efficiency improvements for the rapid development of the automation systems at the site.
* Development of control system validation/testing protocols.
* Specify and purchase process instrumentation, and equipment in accordance with the GIL purchasing policy and in compliance with technical standards
* Develop version control and systems for program/documentation etc
* Manage and support automation projects as identified and assigned
* Installation, testing, and start-up control systems on-site.
* Develop and maintain various databases to assist in a lean system of reporting and tracking of various KPI's.

*Benefits: *

* Attractive salary on offer
* Bonus-10%
* Holiday 22 days
* Pension- 4% contributing
* 50% health check cover

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*If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position please hit the apply now button above and Zuzana who is based in our Dundalk office will be in contact if you are suitable.*

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