Controls Engineer required for our client in Co.Cork.

As Controls Engineer you will be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of complex control systems for automation equipment.

A successful controls engineer will work on challenging, innovative projects within a highly technical and collaborative working group.

Key Responsibilities for Controls Engineer:

  • Develop and Debug machine control programs including PLC/HMI/Robotics/Motion Control/Vision/etc.
  • Involvement in research, development, and implementation of new control technologies
  • Work within the wider engineering group to develop concepts and specifications for equipment from User Requirement
  • Co-ordinate and manage controls elements of build and debug of
  • Responsible for completing controls aspects of projects within the schedule and
  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables
  • Develop relationships with suppliers for equipment/component
  • Responsibility for design, commissioning, and safety of controls
  • Provide guidance and direction to junior staff to help them realise designs and ensure that the customer end goals are being
  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU
  • Meeting project deliverables and deadlines

Key Requirements for Controls Engineer

  • Min 5 years relevant experience working on the creation of machine control
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering
  • Experience in robotics (ABB, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Epson)
  • Experience of machine vision (Cognex, Keyence)
  • Ability to program AB Control Logix, Siemens S7
  • Familiar with configuring, commissioning, and debugging common machine networks and drive
  • Must be keenly interested in engineering technology and remaining knowledgeable about the cutting edge of automation
  • Excellent communication skills are vital to communicating effectively on job specifications, technical direction, and issues
  • Must be a self-starter with good attention to detail, willing to take ownership and responsibility to realise project milestones and
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in delivering
  • Current driving license and ability to travel as required
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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