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Automation Engineer

To satisfy sustained and increasing demands in the Engineering & Automation Department, we are now looking to recruit an experienced Automation Engineer with the dynamism and motivation to become an expert member of our team. The position will be based in our Cork office and will require work at customer sites nationally or internationally.

The Role

Reporting to the Automation Engineering Manager, your primary role will be to specify, design, configure and program Industrial Automation Systems for integration into plant, machinery and equipment for our customers.

You will enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team where initiative and commitment are key; and thrive in an environment where meeting and exceeding project requirements is the norm.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • You will develop the concepts for new automation and machinery or the upgrade and refurbishment of existing assets.
  • You will design and program PLC based systems and HMIs.
  • These systems will be effectively integrated with other plant or machine elements including, Robotics, PLC based control systems, Motion Control Systems, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems, Machine and Process Safeguarding elements etc.
  • As Safe Automation is one of our core businesses you will design the safety related control system part of the automation and machinery solutions for our customers.
  • You will prepare systems at the Pilz facilities for acceptance testing and qualification.
  • You will manage the installation and commissioning of automation equipment systems at customer site
  • You will provide the necessary documentation to our customers for operation, maintenance and qualification of our systems.

Candidate Profile

  • Candidates must have excellent mathematical and problem solving skills and be open to the adoption of new processes for automation
  • Candidates must be open to travel both nationally and internationally for short periods. 

Essential Experience/Knowledge

  • Degree in engineering, preferably electrical, control or instrumentation systems.
  • 3+ years’ experience in the design and programming of automation systems. Such experience must include:
    • Commissioning, troubleshooting and programming; and the contribution to Electrical and Mechanical installation and commissioning teams.  
    • Generation of electrical drawings, cable schedules and termination diagrams
    • PLC Control System programming and configuration

Desirable Experience

  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/bio-pharma
  • Experience in process control system design
  • HAZOP

Please submit your application to the email link below.

Contact

Pilz Ireland
Cork Business and Technology Park, Model Farm Road
Cork
Ireland

Telephone: +353 21 4346535
E-Mail: sales@pilz.ie

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Telephone: +353 21 4346535
E-Mail: careers@pilz.ie