Automation Engineer

13 Mar 2019

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Controls Engineer

Reporting into the Technical Project Manager, the ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of control systems. programming and writing code. A deep understanding of Allen Bradley and Cognex is necessary.

The role will involve:

  • Work within the Project Management team to provide expertise in automation.
  • Provide software and controls support across multiple lines.
  • Technical interface between Customer, material vendors, Equipment suppliers and our client
  • Continuous improvement of existing projects with particular focus on output and yield.
  • Manage technical updates on a high volume line.


  • Support building of the customer relationship, continuously monitoring progress with the objective of meeting & exceeding customer expectations
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to improve output, yield etc.
  • Drive improvements in the process as part of a multi-functional team.
  • Actively participate in all design reviews (Customer product and Equipment Supplier Equipment and Process)
  • Technical engagement with the customer R&D team for:
    • Advanced Engineering Team (Customized Automation Solutions & Process Development)
    • Product Design (DFA, DFT, DFF)
  • Manage all relevant peer to peer communications for the project
  • Monitor progress against plan and resolve issues as appropriate to resolve issues
  • Support the design of the supply chain to support the project objectives.
  • Manage the DFx, requirements.
  • Ensuring all necessary criteria is met to ensure compliance with FDA QSR and ISO 13485.


  • Level 8 Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role - preferably in an electronic assembly environment.


  • Experience with Automation Software and Controls
  • Experience of medical regulatory and quality processes

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

Barry Bowen's picture
Senior Consultant | Manufacturing, Automation, Process & Project Engineering | Dublin & South East.
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