Automation Engineer

Posted 19 September 2023
LocationCounty Wicklow
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePatricia Deane

Job description

What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment are seeking to recruit an Automation Engineer for our client, based in the Wicklow area.

You will manage, develop and co-ordinate automation activities relating to production assets and site utility systems.

This is a permanent day’s role.


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Key duties & responsibilities:

Managing and executing automation projects.

Implementing code/systems changes on the automation systems.

Development of the Automated System Life Cycle documents.

Working on production systems continuous improvement initiatives.

Maintaining the validated state of the automation systems.

Carrying out control system revalidation.

Ensuring System upgrades and solutions to obsolescence topics throughout our site.

Ensuring automation systems comply with safety and regulatory guidelines.

Developing recovery/backup solutions for equipment failures.

Developing Archiving systems and procedures for relevant production equipment.

Ensuring Data Integrity requirements are met.

Supporting maintenance activities -troubleshooting highspeed packaging equipment & automated process equipment.


What are we looking for?

  • 3rd Level Qualification- relevant discipline in: Automation/Controls/Manufacturing Engineering/Mechatronics.

  • Experience with Automation and IT systems.

  • Extensive technical, operational and business expertise in the following areas:

    • MES Systems experience – Rockwell and Werum solutions

    • PLC / SCADA (e.g. Siemens, Rockwell, iFix, InTouch)

    • Data Historian Systems (e.g iHistorian)

    • Vision Control Systems with preferable experience Keyence & Cognex Vision Systems

    • Computer Systems Validation – GAMP experience

    • Automation & Control systems support highly Automated Production equipment and Packing lines.

    • Good knowledge of Windows Operating systems and experience of Virtualization environments.

  • Vendor and Contractor management

  • Effective Communication skills

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Be solutions orientated, delivery focused.

 Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Patricia.


Full detailed job spec available on request.

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