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Senior Automation Engineer

  • Location: Sligo, County Sligo, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Colin Byrne
  • Job Ref: 17543

Our client, a leading company in Sligo, is seeking a Senior Automation Engineer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Your main responsibility will be to support new and ongoing projects on software/database and controls applications in manufacturing sites in Ireland and Europe. 

  • Lead and support manufacturing software system validation compliance with (local) quality and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide lead design support for PLC’s, robotics, vision systems, labelling, data handling and data management applications.

  • Execute troubleshooting in support of site engineers for automation and data management systems and ensure quality-compliant documentation of failure modes is maintained and communicated to other sites.

  • Software testing responsibilities include executing software development life cycle activities from software requirements, design and implementation through design verification. 

  • Responsible to conduct cyber security tests and evaluation of hardware and/or software designs to verify and validate compliance with defined specifications and requirements.

Education and Experience

  • Third level qualification (Cert, Diploma or Degree) in Engineering, IT or relevant STEM area with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in a similar position.

  • Experience in the pharma / medical device industry

  • Knowledge of robotics, vision systems and controls systems (e.g. Siemens /Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation, CI Vision, Cognex etc)

  • Interacts well with diverse groups within Engineering / IT and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Colin Byrne.