Automation Engineer

Job description

Automation Engineer

The successful candidate will primarily work on New Product Development and New Technology Introduction, increasing the site capabilities in Automation


  • Experience in project management leading to implementation of custom bespoke capital automation both driven from within the company’s functions and selected solution providers
  • Provide engineering leadership/ support for the manufacture of Trailer products to world-class standards ensuring that products are built in the safest and most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Co-ordinate and accelerate the implementation of new engineering changes - both product and process - into the plant and implement technology advances into the manufacturing processes for existing products
  • Engage with supply management, production, quality, supply chain and the design engineering teams to ensure that the manufacturing engineering function is supporting the development of new and world class products.
  • Act as a resource, providing timely long term engineering solutions, while soliciting the ideas of others and using all available resources in the process.
  • Eliminate dangerous occurrences in manufacturing and achieve world-class premier performances in safety


  • At a minimum, an honour’s degree in engineering is required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an Engineering environment
  • Accomplished project leader/ manager. Skill set in business case development and selling same.
  • Hands on experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting; Vision System selection and installation; Virtual modelling to aid automated manufacturing cell design & Automated Delivery Systems
  • Critically prepares and evaluates information to generate innovative solutions
  • Relationship builder – Builds relationships within & outside own workgroup. Engages Stakeholders. Establishes Trust and cross functional engagement
  • Self-motivated – Self driven, Takes total ownership
  • Communication – builds cross functional awareness, clearly communicates project team expectations


To apply for this position please contact Catherina at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 749261 E:

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