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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15419649
  • Client ID:RI/AM15810
  • Posted on:08-JAN-2019
  • Location:MAYO
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Process Control Engineer - County Mayo.


This role reports to the Automation Manager. Working within the Engineering Function, the objective of this role is to support technical aspects of the workstream from a core, automation engineering based skillset, associated with Batch, PLC and SCADA systems.

The key aspects of the role include:

Interrogating at PLC level, machines and processes that support the overall automated production systems which run on a 24-hour basis.
• Providing a troubleshooting service, working with software systems which form the basis of automated traceability for KORE compliance;
• Providing technical support for Scada systems which are used for production monitoring and display of complex process and packaging systems;
• Developing proactive automation solutions for scope, cost and schedule evaluation;
• Executing software upgrades and bespoke software development;
• Manage strategic projects from initiation to completion;
• Actively lead application of Continuous Improvement tools and techniques closely aligned with business requirements.


• Apply proactive and methodical approach to troubleshooting daily production issues with cross-functional teams;
• Perform detailed, technical breakdown analysis of losses / inefficiencies in your work stream and ensure that quantitative, automated data is readily available to stakeholders in a timely manner;
• Take ownership and lead the development, agreement and execution of cross-functional resolution plans in order to address gaps in throughput, quality, safety and environmental metrics;
• Project manage automation centered projects & control system modification, ensuring that verification & validation procedures are implemented;
• Provide technology roadmap in line with the business strategic direction.
• Apply operational excellence tools and techniques to continuously improve processes and eliminate waste.

Experience & Skillset requirements:
A minimum of 8 years' relevant experience is essential in programming systems support, preferably in a food or process environment.
• Alan Bradley Control Logix & PLC5 programming essential.
• Knowledge of control networks essential.
• Experience of RSView SE, iFix or Intouch SCADA configuration.
• Electrical & instrumentation expertise.
• Knowledge of recipe or batch software.
• Experience in Access, VB and SQL is an advantage.
• Demonstrated experience of delivering projects in a highly automated environment.

Educational Requirements:
• A recognised Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.

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