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  • Job reference number:15329998
  • Client ID:RI/RS 16248
  • Posted on:07-MAR-2018
  • Location:KILKENNY
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Automation Engineer

Key Responsibilities :

The key objectives of this role are;

  • Programming and implementation of changes to the process automation code and systems hardware. (ABB Sattline DCS, Allen Bradley PLCs, and others)

  • Provide automation support to production, including troubleshooting and issue resolution.

  • Lead process automation review with the production operating teams to identify process improvement opportunities through automation upgrades

  • Project manage automation projects, including the development of budgets, scope and system performance targets for tendering to external contractors

  • Work within a cross functional multidiscipline team environment

  • Manage process automation interfacing with MES, ERP & IT systems.

  • Management of the site process automation system as part of the site automation team

Role Requirements

  • 3rd level qualification in engineering, computer science or related technical discipline.

  • 5+ years experience in programming within large scale manufacturing, preferably in the dairy, food, beverage or pharma industries

  • Experience with SattLine, 800xA, RSLogix, Factory Talk, Wonderware and Allen Bradley PLCs.

  • Experience with Ethernet and Profibus

  • Successful track record of project delivery

  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Excellent communication – verbal & written

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