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Controls Engineer (Night Shift) is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our MAYO based client for a permanent position. The Night Shift is from 12.00pm- 8.00am. Base Salary plus Shift premium. If interested contact Louise on 0949003979

Role of this position

  • Support maintenance in the troubleshooting and debug of existing manufacturing equipment, including, but not limited to, PLC's, Robotics, vision systems and IT based manufacturing systems.
  • Troubleshooting of automated processes and equipment.
  • Resolve performance issues of new and existing equipment.
  • Investigate and provide technical advice and support to maintenance, manufacturing and other engineering disciplines on automation related issues.
  • Operate to SOP's developed for site engineering and maintenance.
  • Implementation of code changes under change control.
  • Project management, including documentation/validation.
  • Support server and IT based systems in the manufacturing environment.
  • Support IT based hardware systems in the manufacturing environment.
  • Troubleshoot Industrial Ethernet networks and IT network integration.
  • Liaise with Engineering, Maintenance and manufacturing operations teams to identify opportunities to improve automation systems and implement. Support the operations team, providing expertise on electrical and control systems within the facility. Provide input to obsolescence and line improvement projects
  • Maintain awareness of latest developments in industrial automation technology and introduce them to plant wide operations to achieve cost savings and improve productivity.
  • Support the requirements of the quality, energy and environmental management systems.
  • Collaborate with technical resources to provide comprehensive support of all Information Systems and Technologies.
  • Develop and update training programmes for maintenance support technicians


  • Qualification in Engineering, Science or equivalent discipline, with particular emphasis in electrical, mechanical, electronic or automation disciplines.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in industry, preferably in a healthcare, pharmaceutical, or GMP manufacturing environment
  • Experienced in Allen Bradley and Siemens Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's). Experience in and Texas Instruments would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Robotics, vision systems and drive systems an advantage.
  • Experience in IT based manufacturing systems and networks.
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment, with a working knowledge of validation requirements would be desirable.

Please call Louise Mulligan today for further information on 0949003979 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900