Senior Automation Engineer

Posted 2 days ago

About us

Atlantach Technical Services is an Engineering solutions company specialising in the project management, construction and commissioning market in Ireland and the USA. We are a trusted partner to leading blue chip companies across many sectors with project work spanning semiconductor, automotive, MedTech and Data Centre – just some of the focus areas we work in.

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We have a dedicated team of highly skilled technicians and engineers with a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivering results for our ever-growing client base.

Currently, we are looking for like-minded professionals to join our team and are hiring Automation Engineer to support a very high-profile medical device client in Limerick  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of machine design control systems including servo motion and high-speed device integration.
  • Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, high volume 24/7 validated production environment
  • Develop User, Functional and Detailed Design Specifications
  • Develop high quality PLC and HMI code from Functional and Detailed Design Specifications
  • Work within a cross functional multidiscipline team environment.
  • Participates within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection.
  • Lead Automation team as part of a project, to deliver robust technical solutions as per project timelines.
  • Provide ideas and solutions for the improvement and development of control systems.
  • Fault-find complex automation equipment
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of code to Medical Device standards
  • Adopt and promote a strong cultural Credo based code of conduct
  • Ensure effective closure on Quality System documentation and NC/CAPA actions
  • Prioritize multiple tasks while working to tight schedules


  • You have authority to stop the job if you feel there is an unsafe work practice which could result in a risk of injury, have an environmental impact or risk to equipment and other personnel. 


  • Minimum 2 years Allen Bradley PLC experience preferably Studio 5000
  • Good working knowledge of networks and equipment integration preferably ethernet IP, Profibus, Device-net, point I/O.
  • Good working knowledge of SCADA systems, preferably Factorytalk, Wonderware Intouch, ArchestrA
  • Good working knowledge of GAMP 5
  • Good working knowledge of GDP, preferably experience in Med device
  • Experience in low voltage system, 24V fault finding level
  • Machine safety background desirable
  • Experience with robot setup and integration desirabl

Atlantach Technical Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Features

Job CategoryAutomation / Controls, Engineering

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