PLC/Scada Engineer

FRS Recruitment

Dublin West / Meath / Dublin North

PLC/Scada Engineer Role Location: Co Meath Role Type: Permanent


PLC/Scada Engineer
Role Location: Co Meath
Role Type: Permanent

Due to continued growth and expansion my client is seeking to add an additional number of automation engineers to the team. This is a great role for someone that has 5-7 years experience and that is looking to join a solid established company. Prior experience within pharma, manufacturing or water treatment will be highly regarded.

This role is suited to a PLC, Automation or Computer Engineer who has a strong demonstrable PLC programing background, strong interpersonal skills and can also demonstrate excellent skills in problem solving and analysis with a keen eye for PLC coding.

The candidate should possess excellent customer facing skills, and work well under pressure, demonstrating a professional manner, with an ability to identify and focus on customer needs, during the design, deployment and ongoing support of the client solutions.

Overview of Role:
The role is predominately office based with some requirement to attend site during deployment and commissioning phases. The major part of this role requires PLC programming with front end SCADA development. This role involves a great deal of communication with the client during the functional development and requirements capture stage and also post acceptance queries.


· Create software design specifications and associated documentation for solution
· Development of PLC code in line with ISO procedures and defined standards
· Develop and manage GAMP documentation e.g. URS, FDS, DDS, FAT, SAT, IOPQ etc
· Liaising with other Engineers on implementation SCADA software.
· Use of PLC programming software for Schneider, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Mitsubishi & Motorola PLCs/RTUs.
· Training of clients on the use of application once implemented.
· Maintain a consistency of the quality throughout all projects.
· Ability to work to deadlines.
· Maintenance of projects once implemented.
· General all round Housekeeping of all PLC development projects.

Technical Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience in PLC solutions with a min of 2 of the following (Schneider, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi or Motorola)
  • Demonstrable experience in controls systems design and application
  • SCADA - Ignition, Citect, InTouch or similar
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft office applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Database Manager.
  • Networks: Ethernet/IP, Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet

Other Requirements

  • Full Driver's License