Senior Automation Engineer S011363

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JOB TITLE:Senior Automation Engineer S011363
REF NUMBER:Senior Automation Engineer S011363
SALARY:Robust - call to discuss

Job Title: Senior Automation Engineer

Salary: Highly competitive tailored to your skills and experience – call to discuss.    

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Pension, Hybrid & flexible working, bike to work scheme    Location: Can be based from Co. Louth or Belfast offices

Job Type: Permanent Ref: S011363

RecruitmentPlus are delighted to be partnering with a successful Co. Louth organisation who are making waves in the automation market. Due to growth they are seeking a new Senior Automation Engineer to join them in the development, commissioning and support of automation control systems for their clients who span multiple industries, such as manufacturing, data centres, pharmaceutical and environmental data delivery collection.

The Senior Automation Engineer role will incorporate system design, library roadmaps, specifications, programming, simulation, testing, validation, troubleshooting and commissioning. The company have some very exciting projects and prestigious clients on-board, so they are seeking a skilled automation Engineer with drive and vision to progress with them.


  • Third level qualification in Automation, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronic, Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 5+ Years industry experience.

  • Industry experience with preference for Rockwell Studio 5000, FT View, Ignition, Siemens TIA Portal/Step7, OSI PI Historian, VBA.

  • Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11 and GAMP will be an advantage.

  • Cisco Networking qualification and / or VMware or equivalent qualification an advantage.

  • Knowledge of Robotics and safety standards an advantage.

  • Have thorough knowledge of automation principles and procedures.

  • Ambitious, confident and professional individual with strong communication and organisational skills.

  • Have exceptional problem-solving skills.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budget and corporate guidelines.

  • Software development of bespoke machines & manufacturing systems.

  • Interact with the customers on technical requirements.

  • Assess existing technologies and processes.

  • Design and deliver best in class automation solutions.

  • Support operations with technical queries.

  • Work within a team and upskill junior engineers.

  • Document the project and manage change control.

  • Work independently and manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to take ownership of projects.

  • Positive and proactive attitude.


If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position, please apply now and Ciara who is based in our Northeast office will be in contact if you are suitable.


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Senior Automation Engineer S011363

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