Controls Engineer

The Controls Engineer is responsible for the design and implementation of all controls aspects on automated equipment.

Duties include the following:

  • Involvement in research and implementation of new control technologies
  • Participate in team to develop concepts and specifications for equipment
  • Develop design of control systems for automated equipment (PLC, servo systems, vision, field-bus etc)
  • Co-ordinate and manage controls elements of  build and debug of equipment
  • Responsible for completing controls aspects of projects within the schedule and budget
  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverable
  • Develop relationships with suppliers for equipment/component procurement.
  • Responsibility for quality, commissioning and safety of controls systems
  • Excellent communication skills are vital as the candidate will have to work/lead with in a technical team and be expected to communicate on job specification and issues etc. that are occurring on a day to day basis.
  • Give guidance and direction to more junior staff to help them realize designs and ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.    
  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards    
  • Meeting project delivery deadlines

Job Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline
  • Min 5 years relevant experience working on machine control systems
    • Ability to program AB Control Logix, Siemens S7
    • Familiar with configuring common machine networks & drive systems
    • Experience with robotics desirable (ABB, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Epson)
    • Experience of machine vision (Cognex, Keyence)
  • Willing to take ownership,
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions
  • Current driving license and able to travel as required

Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.