automation systems/controls engineer in waterford

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* The Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.


* 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.
* Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position


* Able to work in a team environment.
* Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
* Systematic troubleshooting skills.
* Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
* Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
* Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
* Good data analysis skills.
* Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
* CAD experience desirable
* 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
* High volume automated assembly experience would be an advantage as would medical device manufacturing experience in a regulated environment.
* An electrical background / qualification advantageous.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003