JOB TITLE: Controls Engineer - Distributed Control Systems (DCS)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Cork
Job Reference : 12417CJ Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/06/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : €60000 - €70000 per annum + Bon,Pen,Oncall,OT
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

A wonderful opportunity to work for a global specialist in energy management, voted on of the top 25 companies to work for worldwide. You'll be given the opportunity to work with one of biggest Pharmaceutical companies in the industry. This is an opportunity to continue and further your professional development within a global company, receiving some of the best training in the business on Foxboro DCS systems and associated controls and process systems.


Job Description

Controls Engineer - Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
Kinsale - Republic of Ireland (Cork)
€60 - 70k + Holiday, Overtime, Pension, Bonus, On call

Opportunity

A wonderful opportunity to work for a global specialist in energy management, voted on of the top 25 companies to work for worldwide. You'll be given the opportunity to work with one of biggest Pharmaceutical companies in the industry. This is an opportunity to continue and further your professional development within a global company, receiving some of the best training in the business on Foxboro DCS systems and associated controls and process systems.

The Role

You'll work alongside within a team of skilled engineers on the client's site. You'll be expected to complete regular Preventive Maintenance visits to client sites, troubleshooting and diagnosing existing or potential System faults, providing recommendations and solutions to the client and implementing these on site.

You'll come from a background on ABB, Rockwell, Siemens, Honeywell or equivalent DCS Systems.

The role will require you to spend all of your time on the clients site based in Kinsale around 35km for Cork, you'll be working closely with UK and Ireland based support teams so you certainly won't be left upstream without a paddle.

We are looking for candidates from Production environments, ideally pharmaceutical or food and beverage but will consider similar.

We are willing to take EU relocations.

Position Description:
*Troubleshoot and Diagnose System Hardware and Software faults on Foxboro DCS or be used to working with associated Honeywell, ABB or Rockwell systems.
*Implement corrective action and prioritize solutions according to customer schedules and downtime costs.
*Perform regular System and Software Maintenance visits to check out and approve operational quality of system equipment and software on site.
*Advise the client on improvements to maintenance and performance of existing Hardware/Software, future upgrades, System expansions and new Project opportunities.
*Coordinate and implement Hardware/Software installations, upgrades and expansion projects on Client sites.
*Setup and establish communications from Foxboro DCS Systems to 3rd Party PLC's/Servers using Industry standard protocols such as Modbus, Profibus, Control Logix, OPC etc.
*Assist Projects Team with FEED, Functional Design and Test Documentation, Systems Engineering and Configuration, Acceptance Testing, On Site Installation and Commissioning of new Systems and maintain existing ones.
*Work with Sales and Proposals teams to provide technical support.

Qualifications
*Diploma/Degree in Chemical/Electrical/Control Engineering or related discipline.
*Control and Instrumentation or Electrical Apprenticeship.
*Experience and knowledge of Foxboro/Honeywell, Rockwell, ABB, DCS systems.
*Good fault finding and analytical skills essential.
*Previous experience and understanding of DCS, or PLC's is essential.
*You'll have been site based in either Pharmaceutical, Food and Bev or production based environments.
*Relevant technical experience in, Pharmaceutical, Food and Bev or production is preferred.
*Previous experience and involvement of major Projects and Commissioning is preferred.
*Good report writing and communication skills are essential.
*Customer facing skills


Job Keywords

field engineer, controls, ESD, DCS, triconex, foxboro, oil and gas, maintenance, safety systems, PLC, distributed controls, emergency shutdown



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