Automation Engineer

Job description

An opportunity has emerged for a Automation Engineer in county Kerry. This key position requires a highly motivated and ambitious individual whose primary focus is on the design and implementation of automation systems.

As Automation Engineer you'll

  • Distinguish between project specific or new requirements and standard requirements
  • Manage automation requirements, ensuring all requirements are fulfilled
  • Maintain / update project schedule
  • Document automation functions and present to customers
  • Design automation support systems e.g. fibre and copper network infrastructure, PLC bus systems (Profinet, CANbus, Modbus, Interbus).
  • Manage the integration of automation sub systems and solutions, ensuring overall automation function is delivered.
  • Ensure electrical design engineers are aware of electrical requirements, where necessary prepare electrical interface drawings.
  • Liaise with software developers, commissioning engineers & production and installation departments
  • Liaise with the service department to support in the training of personnel on new systems and provide support to resolve customer complaints.
  • Where new development is required, participate in selection and testing of suitable sub-systems and new technologies.

Perfect Person for the Job

  • Level 7 Engineering Degree in (Automation / Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic)
  • Programming knowledge and experience of Safety and Non-safety PLC systems using Codesys
  • SCADA systems development knowledge
  • Understanding of Performance Levels (PLr / SIL)
  • Familiar with Zuken E3 or similar drawing package
  • Confident at challenging the status quo and open to adapting new technologies or techniques
  • Experience with ABB PLC’s an advantage


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