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Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer


As a Senior Automation Engineer, your role will be the development, commissioning and support of automation control systems across a wide spectrum of industries utilising cutting edge technologies.

You will be responsible for system designs, standard library roadmap’s, specifications, programming, simulation, testing and overseeing commissioning.

The candidate must possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant manner.

Robust renumeration package to reflect experience and qualifications.


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.



Qualifications & Skills

  • 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 an advantage
  • Cisco Networking qualification and or VMware or equivalent qualification an advantage
  • Knowledge of Robotics and safety standards an advantage
  • Thorough knowledge of automation principles and procedures
  • Ambitious, confident and professional individual with strong communication and organisational skills Exceptional problem-solving skills



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