Job Title

Siemens Automation Engineer – Various Locations in Ireland

The Role


  • Automation Engineers
  • Various locations in Ireland
  • Some onsite and some remote opportunities
  • Permanent or Contractor option

Role Brief

The successful candidate will work with SL Controls, a leading systems integrator of manufacturing solutions into the Pharma, Med Device, Biotech and Life Sciences industries.

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

  • The candidate must have strong experience with Siemens Automation Systems
  • Strong Industrial Automation / Manufacturing Industry experience
  • GMP environnement experience (Pharma, Med Devices, Biotech)
  • 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 Serialisation experience – Some level of experience in all or any of these is highly advantageous but subject matter expert level experience is NOT required
  • Strong technical systems integration experience with broad exposure to a range of technical systems
  • Exposure to a range of tasks such as FAT, SAT, Commissioning and Validation
  • Higher level language skills such as C# and .NET advantageous but not essential

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 5 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 and benefits 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 20 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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