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Control Engineer (Sligo)

Control Engineer (Sligo)

July 1, 2021

The role will involve becoming a full-time member of the Kaon Automation controls team, responsible for the design and implementation of all controls aspects on automated equipment.

Duties will 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 deliverables
  • 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 realise 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
  • 3 years relevant experience working on machine control systems:
    • Ability to program one or more of AB Control Logix, Siemens S7, B&R or Beckhoff
    • Experience in an automated manufacturing environment
    • Familiar with configuring common machine networks & drive systems
    • Experience with robotics desirable (ABB, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Epson)
    • Experience of machine vision desirable (Cognex, Keyence)

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