Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Westmeath
  • Date Posted: Posted 8 months ago
  • Salary:Negotiable

Reporting to the Managing Director, the role will be to manage a small controls system team, with responsibility for the following functions:

  • Controls Project Management.
  • To liaise with customers and interpret their needs, to assist with developing proposals for equipment.
  • To design machine control systems, source materials and project manage the control system build.
  • To plan, write, test and troubleshoot PLC, HMI, Servo (etc.) code. Mainly Allen Bradley and Siemens plc’s are in use.
  • Robot programming and safety systems setup. Mainly ABB robots are in use.
  • Perform in-house testing on control components and systems.
  • Perform equipment installation and tests at the customer site as needed.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and to make recommendations to design/manufacturing staff.
  • Provide the overall Project Manager with timely status reports of assignments.
  • Complete all necessary Project Development paperwork/ Technical Files.
  • Travel as required to complete project tasks.
  • Implement controls systems that comply with company and industry acceptable standards and codes (i.e. CE, 60204, etc.).

Desired Skills and Experience – as much as possible of the following:

  • The ability to design control systems for automated machinery.
  • The ability to review and approve control systems designed by team members.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical wiring and pneumatics.
  • Knowledge of safety requirements, CE and ideally CMSE qualified (Certified Machinery Safety Expert).
  • HMI / PLC Programming: Siemens, Allen Bradley.
  • Knowledge of servo-systems/servo-drives.
  • Robot programming (ABB).
  • Panel building knowledge. Electrical and Pneumatic.
  • Mechanically inclined or the ability to understand how machines work is important.
  • Proficient in German language would be helpful, not essential.
  • Current European passport.
  • Current full driving license.

The company is willing to provide training in some areas, if needed.

Educational background:

  • Degree level with an electrical/electronic background or electrical time served with considerable experience.

 

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