Job Description

PLC Programmer / Automation Engineer

Ref No: AM17698

County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

PLC Programmer / Automation Engineer

Our client develops and manufactures production and packaging equipment for industry.

We have been retained to recruit a PLC Programmer / Automation Engineer.

There is flexibility as to where in Ireland the successful candidate is based as the role is work from home with travel. A lot of the main business is in Limerick, Waterford and Dublin, so the ideal is to have the successful candidate located somewhere in this area. There may also be a requirement for international travel, although a large amount of the work involved can be done remotely.

In this role you will:

  • Commission and test control programs for packaging machines at the company's plant in Germany and at customers' sites in Ireland
  • Implementation and documentation of software tests for programs
  • Create and edit HMI systems for machines
  • Analyze problems and troubleshoot issues remotely or at customer sites
  • Carry out maintenance/ modification visits at customer’s sites


Requirements for this role:

  • Degree in Electronic / Automation Engineering
  • Relevant industrial experience in an automation role, ideally in the pharmaceutical/ medical device industry
  • Good working knowledge of PLC programming, ideally Schneider and/or Rockwell (Allen Bradley), Codesys, or other PLC systems
  • Creativity and inventiveness in the solution of complex requirements
  • Personal initiative and independent work
  • High communication and teamwork skills
  • Good written and spoken English language skills is required.



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