Job Title

Senior Automation Engineer – Limerick

The Role

  • Senior Automation Engineer
  • Limerick
  • Mix of Onsite and Remote work – must be based commutable distance from Limerick site as onsite work will not be prescheduled in advance
  • 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 be responsible for automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance. In this role you will be required to work closely with Vendors and OEM’s to deliver the optimum solution for the client in a vendor package capacity. The candidate must possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant manner.

Skills Brief

  • The candidate must have strong experience with either Allen Bradley or Siemens (Step7) PLC Systems but familiar with both platforms.
  • 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
  • Experience in the validation of automated processes for pharmaceuticals
  • Experience in implementation and troubleshooting of SQL database systems for real time process data collection is an advantage. IT/Networking 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 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 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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