Process Automation Engineer – Junior (Cork)

We are currently recruiting a Junior Process Automation Engineer to support automation systems at one of our customer sites, a leading distillery in Cork. We are seeking candidates with 1-3 years’ experience in validated Automation systems in Food & Bev or Pharma manufacturing. Experience with PLC programming (Rockwell Allen Bradley), HMI/SCADA (Rockwell FactoryTalk and AVEVA) or Manufacturing Execution Systems (AVEVA) would be highly desirable but not essential as we will provide full training.

This role is a full-time staff position with an excellent salary and offers exciting opportunities to work with leading-edge technologies on an existing and a planned new facility.

Primary Responsibilities/ Duties

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Configuring, optimising, and maintaining existing and future automation systems to ensure production targets are achieved.
  • Troubleshooting problems with all existing and future control systems.
  • Project software development.
  • Ensuring all new automation systems are tested and are in line with site standards prior to implementation.
  • Helping perform system administration duties including implementing access and security privileges, performing software upgrades and backing-up process data.
  • Change control for system modifications and new projects.
  • Providing 24/7 on-call support as part of scheduled rota once embedded.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Experience

We are seeking candidates with:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical/Process Engineering, Automation/Mechatronics, Computer Science or allied discipline.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a project or site secondment role.
  • Knowledge and experience of AVEVA (Wonderware) and Rockwell platforms and products would be advantageous but not essential, as full training will be provided.
  • Knowledge and experience in Food & Beverage or Pharma industry sectors would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Expert PC skills with excellent working knowledge of Windows Operation Systems including Microsoft Active Directory


  • Works well as part of a team, able to work across various departments on site as well as business partners
  • Excellent problem solving and diagnostic skills
  • Leadership skills, able to work on your own initiative without direct supervision from management
  • 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

Don’t miss this opportunity to work with a leading distillery in Cork and grow your experience and expertise in cutting-edge automation solutions.

Send your CV and cover letter to and mark your application Process Automation Engineer.

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