Automation Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Automation Engineer

  • Reference: LK443131-13
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick, Tipperary
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Title: Automation Engineer

Location: Limerick


Our client one of the world’s largest manufacturers in the Life Science industry are seeking a 2 Automation Engineers to join their team in Limerick for a 2-year contract. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a highly automated fast moving production site and gain exposure to some of the most advanced manufacturing technologies in the world today.

What the role will require:

  • Proficiency with Intouch 9.5 SCADA, Siemens S7, APT software development and project rollout.
  • Thorough knowledge of change control within medical device regulated environment.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate projects within a high volume 24/7 production environment.
  • Self-starter and self-managed.
  • Good communication skills.


Specific Equipment Experience Required

  • PLC Control
  • Motion Control
  • RFiD Systems
  • Vision Systems
  • Robots
  • BCR
  • laser systems
  • HMI
  • Data interface
  • Equipment Design
  • Equipment commissioning



  • AB ControlLogix, APT, Elau, S7 for high speed sequencing or packaging control.
  • AB Servo control (Kinetix), Delta Control
  • P+F, Balluff, Omron (for tracking product)
  • Cognex, Neurocheck (for print confirmation)
  • Mitsubishi, Epson (for product handling)
  • Cognex, Datalogic, Accusort (for product identification)
  • Domino
  • Intouch, System Platform (ArchestrA)
  • Multiple systems



  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, OR equivalent several years’ experience working with relevant equipment/systems

To apply for this great opportunity please forward your CV to or for a confidential call please call Ben on 061 512 270

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