Controls Engineer

CREGG Recruitment
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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 Automation & Controls Engineer  


CREGG Recruitment are currently hiring  Equipment Automation & Controls Engineers for a world leading galway based multinational. Excellent opportunity for Electricians to be trained up in Automation.

About the role:

In conjunction with Manufacturing and R&D, Develops new Automated manufacturing and test equipment and systems used in the development and production of medical devices.  Independently or as member of a team; develops specifications, designs, plans and builds complex manufacturing and test automated equipment and software systems.

Hours of work: 39 hour week with a 1pm Friday finish 


  • Defines Control Platform and Delivers Software Development for new designs and equipment updates, Participates in Equipment Design Reviews,  Delivers Equipment Documentation under company quality SOPs and following GDP.
  • Supervises the work and gives direction to other Junior colleagues.
  • Determines Project schedules and works with team and other departments across the plant to ensure adherence.
  • Works closely with the customer to understand requirements and propose creative and cost effective solutions.
  • Generates quotations, concepts and business cases for new and upgraded equipment.



  • Candidates are required to hold an Engineer Degree equivalent or be qualified Electricians
  • Candidates are required to have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Candidates are required to have excellent communication skills


Required Technical Skills

Candidates shall have proven experience in all of the following areas:

  • PLC Programing (ideally Allen Bradley)
  • HMI/SCADA Design.
  • PID Design and Tuning.
  • Servo Control.
  • Machine Electrical & Safety Design as per European Machinery Directive and derivate Standards.
  • Project Management Skills