Job Title

Senior System Engineer – Siemens

The Role

  • Senior System Engineer – Siemens
  • Onsite – Sligo
  • Permanent or Contractor

Role Brief

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

You must have strong experience working with Siemens and possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot, and validate these systems in a compliant manner.


Skills Brief

  • 10+ years experience working with Siemens PLC Systems
  • Proven knowledge and experience with one or more of the following will be an advantage: SCADA, Control Systems, Vision Systems
  • Pack equipment systems, Cognex and Serialization experience – Some level of experience in all or any of these is highly advantageous
  • Strong exposure to automation systems integration, solution design, in life sciences or medical devices is essential
  • Experience in implementation and troubleshooting of SQL database systems for real time process data collection is an advantage.
  • IT/Networking experience would be advantageous
  • High level languages experience would be advantageous

Person Brief

Candidates must have a B.Sc. Degree in Engineering or equivalent, with emphasis in software development, electrical, electronic or automation discipline, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, blue chip or relevant GMP manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication & problem solving skills as well as strong stakeholder & vendor management skills.

As this role is fully onsite in Sligo and the successful candidate must be based in Sligo or within a reasonable commute. Only candidates with a current valid work permit to work in Ireland can be considered due to project timelines.

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 specialize 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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