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Senior Automation Engineer

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Our client due to continued growth are looking to recruit a Senior Automation Engineer to join their team. The successful applicant will become an integral part of the Engineering Team, developing control systems for their clients. The ideal candidate they are looking for are people who are innovative, diligent, flexible and have very good communication skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leading the development of PLC and SCADA applications.
  • Develop project design documents including functional specifications.
  • Programming, implementation and documentation of upgrades to existing installations.
  • Support the training and ongoing development of the project team in automation / programming skills.
  • Regular reporting of project progress to the project manager.
  • Lead the commissioning of automation installations.
  • Testing of control panels and automation systems including FAT and SAT.


What you need:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer, Electrical Engineering, Automation or Instrumentation or equivalent and have a demonstrated track record in controls/PLC programming

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar role.
  • Experience with at least one of the following Automation platforms – Rockwell, Siemens, Wonderware, GE.
  • Strong knowledge of industrial networks (Ethernet, Ethernet I/P, Profibus, Profinet, ASi etc).
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Strong problem solving and logical thinking skills.
  • English fluency.
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Ireland and abroad for project commissioning.
  • A Valid Full clean driving.


Please note: We have a number of similar positions currently, and in the future, which we would like to discuss with you should you indicate your interest in this role. When we receive your application for this role, we will contact you to advise you of our process for other similar positions.

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