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Controls Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22059

Controls Engineer

This is a great opportunity to work with a major global player in medical technology. The organisation is employee owned and offers excellent career development opportunities.

As Controls Engineer you will provide automation support for new and existing processes / equipment. The role is pivotal in ensuring long term viability of manufacturing at the site, supporting the development and delivery of controls solutions to reduce manufacturing complexity.

Key responsibilities of the Controls Engineer will include:

Project Support:

  • Developing, tracking & communicating project plans for all control tasks in assigned projects.

  • Equipment Qualification – support / lead qualification of new production equipment / processes and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.

  • Design & Implementation of testing protocols for new machines, testing that the machine vendors code and logic performs in line with User Requirement Specifications

  • Safety/ Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of control hardware/software, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments

Process Support:

  • The position will provide specialized technical support in the day-to-day operation of the assigned manufacturing processes, specifically supporting the various control systems.

  • Troubleshooting problems encountered in the daily operation of the equipment

  • Implementing corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence.

  • Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution to value stream technical support staff.

  • This position may, from time to time, involve out of hours support occasionally.


  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Electrical / Electronic / Controls / Programming

  • PLC machine control & Operator Interface

  • Electrical controls – maintenance & design

  • 2D/3D CAD skills – elect drafting/ panel design

  • 3 to 5 years post qualification experience in batch type process, preferably in the medical devices / healthcare / pharmaceutical industry.

  • Commissioning & Debug of highly automated equipment

This role is very well remunerated with competitive basic salary, company pension plan, full private family healthcare, annual bonus etc.

Further details on the role are available upon request.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson

071 9140251