Controls Engineer – Vision Systems | Collins McNicholas

Controls Engineer – Vision Systems

  • Reference: GY45570
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Galway, Galway City
  • Category: Information Technology

Key Responsibilities


  • Participates on project teams to develop clear specifications, evaluates feasibility of concepts, and provides formal estimates for control systems and vision system designs.

  • Integrates machine vision systems into a PC or PLC based system.

  • Troubleshoot control systems using pneumatic and electrical schematics.

  • Develop/Update departmental standards.

  • Create supporting design documentation.

  • Follow departmental procedures and processes when updating and developing new systems.

  • Communicate costs and project status to project lead.

  • Update machine vision software to increase yields and/or quality of existing vision systems.

  • Collect and analyze inspection results to prove robustness of vision system changes.

  • Complete project deliverables and monitor project schedule and scope changes to assure team can meet delivery requirements.

  • Completes FDA/QSR software requirements by assisting in the creation of specifications and qualifications.

  • Provides training as required to ensure that the software/vision solutions can be operated effectively.

  • Provides leadership role on championing functional best practices.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field required

  • 3-5 years Software Development, Vision System design and Automation system design experience required. 

  • Experience with Cognex Vision Pro, Cognex Insight and Keyence vision systems preferred

  • Experience working in a regulated manufacturing environment preferred

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  • Tanya Cooke
  • IT Recruitment Consultant
  • 091 706706
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