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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Office 4, Sligo Airport Business Park,
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.
Tel: 071 9128266

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Automation Engineer

Location: Kildare
Entered: 21 Sept 2017
Duration: Permanent
Junior Automation Engineer - Leixlip, Kildare

Permanent Position

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package 

A Junior PLC/Automation Engineer is being recruited by a progressive young company involved in Automation, Process Control and Instrumentation. This company currently focus their efforts on the Water and Power industries. This business is growing quickly and they have plans to expand into further markets. They are also a leading supplier of PLCs to the Irish market and this position allows their automation engineers frequent opportunities to upskill by attending Leading PLC manufacturer’s in-house training courses.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated PLC/Automation Engineer to begin a career a progressive and ambitious company

While the role is predominately office based, you will regularly visit the clients site during the deployment and commissioning.

  • Excellent Salary is on offer
  • Annual Bonus (Performance Related)
  • Opportunity to progress and develop your career through training and development
  • Long-term position with a defined career path
  • Working in a Supportive team of like-minded professionals
What you will be Responsible for:
  • Creating software design specifications and associated documentation for solutions
  • The development of PLC code in line with ISO procedures and defined standards
  • Liaising with other Engineers on implementation of SCADA software
  • PLC programming with front end SCADA development
  • Use of PLC programming software for ABB, Schneider, Allen Bradley & Omron PLCs.
  • Training of clients on the use of application once implemented.
  • Maintenance of projects once implemented.
  • General all round Housekeeping of all PLC development projects.
What you need to be Successful:
  • Previous experience in PLC Solutions with a minimum of 2 of the following: ABB, Schneider, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi or Motorola
  • Demonstrable experience in controls systems design and application
  • Experience in SCADA - ICONICS, Citect, InTouch or similar
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Database Manager and all Microsoft office applications
  • Networks: Ethernet/IP, Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet
  • Excellent skills in problem solving and analysis
  • Have a keen eye for PLC Coding 



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