Posted to MedZilla on 12/14/2019


Ireland, Software Engineer EN_NB_13433-MZ


A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Equipment Controls/Automation Engineer at a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions. This Software Engineer role will be based in Galway, Ireland on a contract basis. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in process and equipment development i.e. equipment / process control and monitoring.
  • Provide design support and programming for PLCs, motion control, vision applications, robotic systems and PC controlled equipment.
  • Provide technical expertise to manufacturing process and technology development activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate safety practices and ensure compliance with legislation where relevant. (CE compliance of equipment)
  • Establish the most effective, reliable and cost-effective processing methods for manufacturing operations.
  • Build and develop contacts with external technical representatives, vendors agents etc, in order to keep abreast of technological developments, new product introductions etc. in the controls / electrical field.
  • Ensure completion of appropriate and relevant documentation within area(s) of responsibility.
  • Co-ordinate the introduction and implementation of new technologies and equipment to the manufacturing operation.
  • Provide systems support where appropriate in the areas of PMs, engineering spares, maintenance training programmes and calibration systems.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum 6-9 years of Equipment Automation, Software, or related experience with B.Eng in Mechanical, Manufacturing or related engineering discipline; 4-7 years of Software or related experience with M.A. or M.S.
  • Experience in Allen Bradley/Siemens/Omron/Parker PLC programming and integration.
  • Experience with servo controllers, vision system integration, motion applications & HMI products.
  • Robotics experience would be an advantage.
  • Desired knowledge in the following: Object oriented programming, C#, VB.Net, VB 6, PLC, C++, Lab View programming or Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software testing, version and change management software.
  • Experience in a regulated environment with 21CFR Part 11
  • 3D modelling experience (Solidworks, Autocad or Pro E)
  • SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, java and database design desirable.
  • Effective leader with drive and enthusiasm
  • Proven communication, project management and analytical skills required.
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, team player
  • The successful candidate should possess the following desired Skills and Traits:
  • Compliance and Integrity: Promotes and practices a culture of integrity, ethics and compliance with laws and policies;
  • Boundary less: Collaborates across organisational boundaries;
  • Clear Thinking: Translates complexity into simplicity and articulates crispy and clearly. Creates and communicates clear strategy/plan. Demonstrates good judgement;
  • Executes: Takes accountability for and delivers consistent decisions, actions and results.
  • Driven to Win: Be passionate and driven, with the ability to making tough decisions in difficult situations

To Apply:

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