Our Client is seeking a Controls Engineer based in County Mayo

The Controls Engineer will provide automation support for new and existing processes / equipment. The role is pivotal in ensuring long term viability of manufacturing , supporting in the development and delivery of controls solutions to reduce manufacturing complexity. The position will liaise with Global Engineering (GE), Research and Development (R&D) and Quality Assurance (QA) in order to effectively carry out its responsibilities.

Key responsibilities of the Controls Engineer Role will include:

Project Support:

  • Developing, tracking & communicating project plans for all control tasks in assigned projects.
  • Equipment Qualification – support / lead qualification of new production equipment / processes and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • Design & Implementation of testing protocols for new machines, testing that the machine vendors code and logic performs in line with User Requirement Specifications
  • Safety/ Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of control hardware/software, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments

Process Support: –

  • The position will provide specialized technical support in the day-to-day operation of the assigned manufacturing processes, specifically supporting the various control systems.
  • Troubleshooting problems encountered in the daily operation of the equipment
  • Implementing corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution to value stream technical support staff.
  • This position may, from time to time, involve out of hours support occasionally.


Primary degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent.

Number of Overall Years Necessary 3-5

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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