Automation Engineer

PM Group
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Are you an Automation Engineer with the experience in system design for industrial automation equipment from concept stage?

We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Automation Engineer to join our growing team in Dublin. With excellent people skills, you have a proven ability to work in partnership at all levels.

With high levels of commitment, your responsibilities will include leading various stages of projects from concept to completion. This is an opportunity to be involved in a dynamic engineering department with exposure to multiple projects across different industry sectors.

Who we are

PM Group is an employee owned, international project delivery firm with a team of 3,000+ people. We are world leaders in the pharma, food, medtech and mission critical sectors. From our network of offices in Europe, Asia and the US, we work with the world’s leading organisations. We are focused on growing a sustainable business centred around our people, our clients and trade partners.


  • Control system design for industrial automation equipment from concept stage.
  • Liaise with clients and the project design team to develop control system design specifications.
  • Select and manage automation contractors through the project life cycle.
  • Review and comment on system integrator and vendor design documentation.
  • Liaise with automation vendors and keep up to date with the latest automation technology trends.
  • Attend control system hardware and software FAT’s.


  • Qualified to degree level 8 in Electronics systems, Mechatronics, Automation / Controls Technology or equivalent technical experience is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Experience in software development.
  • Experience in the design of Industrial Control Systems
  • Experience of design of PLC / DCS based Control Systems.
  • Experience in software architectures and design including S88, GAMP, 21CFRPart 11
  • Knowledge of industrial networks (Ethernet/IP, Profinet, Profibus, Controlnet)
  • Good understanding of Panel drawings and P&ID’S
  • Design/project experience should be mainly focused in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Sectors
  • Applications should have excellent inter personal and communication skills to liaise with international clients within the different sectors
  • Have the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Proactive, a good communicator with the ability to work well with others and on their own initiative in a multi-discipline environment
  • Be organised and adaptable with a flexible approach

Why PM Group?

As an employee-owned company, we are inclusive, committed and driven. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability are the heart of our new 2025 business strategy. Click here to read more in our Corporate Responsibility & Health and Safety Report 2020.

Inclusion and Diversity are core to our culture and values. Wherever we work, we commit to a culture of mutual respect and belonging by building a truly inclusive workplace rich in diverse people, talents and ideas. Valuing the contributions of all our people and respecting individual differences will sustain our growth into the future.

PM Group is committed to ensuring our hiring process is fair and accessible to all and will provide candidates with disabilities with reasonable accommodations required to participate in the recruitment process. If you require any assistance in this regard, please let us know.