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Automation Systems Control Engineer.

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Waterford
Reference: DB10018
Closing Date: 17 Feb 19
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client, a Waterford based medical device company, I am recruiting for an Automation Systems Control Engineer


 This is a full-time, permanent role offering an attractive remuneration package depending on experience. 

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

•    Provide PLC programming, Visions Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault-finding support.
•    Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
•    Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor / customer sites.
•    Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
•    Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
•    Drive continuous improvement projects.
•    Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
•    Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
•    Develop and deliver technical systems training. 
•    Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
•    Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
•    Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events

Candidates with the following background and experience are invited to apply:
•    Degree in electronic engineering, controls engineering, software engineering or similar discipline.
•    Experience of PLC programming essential and Vision Systems and SCADA systems installation highly desirable.
•    3-5 years relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment 
o    High volume automated assembly experience would be an advantage as would medical device manufacturing experience in a regulated environment.
o    An electrical background / qualification advantageous.

For a full Job Spec and to apply for this role please call Deirdre on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671. 

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Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
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