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 initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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