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A Senior Automation Engineer is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Limerick based medical device manufacturing client. This is initially a 12-month contract position.

Role of this position

  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Bachelors in Automation Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field preferred.
  • 5 to 6 years' experience working with automated control systems as part of a machine design team.
  • Strong PLC background in Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000, Allen Bradley Guard Logix, APT, Siemens S7, Elau, Pilz Safety PLCs and Wonderware Intouch/ArchestrA, FactoryTalk View HMI software.
  • Additional knowledge of Servo Motion Control, printer systems, vision systems, robotics, BCR, data analytics and RFID systems would be beneficial.

N.B. It is essential that you hold a valid working visa for Ireland Please call Michael O'Connor today for further information on 091-452410 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