Automation Engineer – Experienced (Cork)

Within our System Integration business, we partner with global technology companies, including AVEVA, Rockwell Allen-Bradley, Siemens and Schneider Electric, to deliver complex system integration and operational changes across a wide range of industries. We integrate high availability, fault-tolerant and functionally safe PLC and SCADA solutions that transform our customer’s business and manufacturing processes.

We are currently seeking an Experienced (5+ years) Automation Engineer to join our expanding team in Cork. The successful candidate will be a technical expert engaged in the development, testing and commissioning of leading-edge industrial automation solutions.

If you’re interested in taking the next step in your career, we want to hear from you!

Primary Responsibilities/ Duties

  • Manage complex automation projects from design to commissioning for blue-chip Food & Beverage and Pharma customers.
  • Manage the relationship with the customer and all stakeholders.
  • Track and report on project progress to the NeoDyne management team.
  • Support the training and ongoing development of junior automation engineers.
  • Design, develop, and implement software/hardware improvements to existing and new equipment according to change control procedures.
  • Design and coding of industrial process automation solutions on PLCs (Rockwell Allen-Bradley, Siemens and Schneider).
  • Production of I/O schedules.
  • Author or update system specifications, user and functional design specifications, generating FAT and SAT protocols.
  • Develop and edit engineering design documents, technical evaluations, and test plans for cGMP process equipment while following GAMP 5 guidelines.
  • Design and configuration of user interface systems for industrial control (HMI/SCADA).
  • Design of control panels and creation of panel wiring schematics.
  • Commission control systems in the field: I/O and instrumentation testing, full testing and commissioning of automation systems.
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends in automation and Industry 4.0 through seminars, events and research.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical/Process Engineering, Automation/Mechatronics or allied discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with Rockwell Allen-Bradley PLCs essential
  • Experience with Siemens or Schneider PLCs desirable
  • Experience with AVEVA, Rockwell Allen-Bradley or Siemens SCADA solutions
  • Experience with Device Networks (Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Modbus, Ethernet/IP)
  • Experience with and knowledge of GAMP


  • Works well as part of a team.
  • Excellent problem solving and diagnostic skills.
  • Capable of self-learning and completion of individual tasks.
  • Adaptable and able to prioritise and coordinate work.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • Competitive starting salary with year-on-year bonuses and salary increases
  • Paid Overtime
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • PRSA pension with employer contribution
  • Remote Working/ Flexi-time/ Compressed Working Week
  • Personalised Career Development Plan
  • Regular performance and remuneration reviews
  • Cycle to work scheme

Send your CV and cover letter to and mark your application Experienced Automation Engineer (Cork).

NeoDyne Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence.