Job Title
Control Systems Engineer with LabView

Location: Shannon

As a Control Systems Engineer your role will be the development, commissioning and support of automation and control systems.

You will be responsible for automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance.


  • Provide PLC programming, Vision Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor / customer sites
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture
  • Drive continuous improvement projects
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position

Requirements and Competencies

  • Solid experience with LabView is highly beneficial
  • Exposure to working with database tools would be highly beneficial
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL
  • Good data analysis skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access
  • CAD experience desirable

Why Choose This Role & SL Controls

  • An excellent salary and benefits package including pension and health cover and other benefits such as:
    • Educational assistance
    • Income protection scheme
    • Wellness and health initiatives
  • The opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field
  • A supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness
  • The opportunity to work with and help develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions
  • A collaborative and open culture where you are valued and have the opportunity to contribute to company initiatives and growth

About SL Controls

SL Controls are experts in the area of Equipment System Integration and System Support. We specialise in assisting our customers, including many of the world’s top multinational companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, achieve their Six Sigma and OEE targets. Over the past 16 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Dublin and Florida. We pride ourselves on our expertise in industrial IT integration and regulatory compliance in support of global end users, OEM’s and Technology providers.

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