Automation Engineer

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Negotiable

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1437469

 Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join our growing team.

The Role:

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • To participate in the development of automated system life cycle documents to meet business requirements in the support of automated systems. (i.e. Validation, standard operating procedures).
  • Support and programming for PLC’s (Rockwell/Allen Bradley Logix 5000/500 and Studio 5000), motion control and PC controlled equipment.
  • Programming and implementation of changes to the process automation code and systems hardware.
  • Provide automation support to production, including troubleshooting and issue resolution.
  • Interact closely with other engineers to discuss current projects, requirements, potential issues and solutions.
  • Provide both remote and on-site support to clients as required. 


  • A relevant 3rd level Engineering qualification (preferably B.Sc. B.E. degree in engineering) or similar.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience supporting DCS, PLC, SCADA, HMI and PC controlled systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in Rockwell/Allen Bradley Logix 5000/500 and/or Studio 5000 will be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience CodingDevelopmentTroubleshooting of automation systems.
  • Must have good knowledge of manufacturing automation, machine design, development and validation process.
  • Understanding of GAMP 5 guidelines will also be an advantage.
  • Experience working within a GMP environment is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently is essential

*As a screening process is in place, not all candidates will be called for interview.