Job Title

Control Systems (PLC) Engineer


The Role

  • Control Systems (PLC) Engineer
  • Galway
  • Contract

Role Brief

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, commissioning and support of automation and control systems. He/she will also be responsible for automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance.

Skills Brief

  • Experienced with Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Vision Systems in the manufacturing environment
  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budget & corporate guidelines
  • Allen Bradley or Omron experience or other highly relevant experience essential
  • Technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate the following systems in a compliant manner. Proven experience in PLC logic & programming with one or more of the following PLC’s: Allen Bradley (Logix 500), Allen Bradly Guard Logix, Omron, Siemens (Step7), Elau, Bosch, Modicon, GE Fanuc, B&R, Mitsubishi

Person Brief

Candidates must have a B.Sc. degree in Engineering or equivalent, with particular emphasis in electrical, mechanical, electronic, automation and/or chemical discipline, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, blue chip or relevant GMP manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and strong problem skills

Opportunity Brief

This is an excellent opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field, helping to develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions. SL Controls offers a supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness, along with a competitive and rounded compensation package, which rewards high performers.

Company Brief

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 19 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Leinster and Florida USA.

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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