Location Dublin
Contact name: Micheal O’Maoldomhnaigh

Contact email:
Job ref: 1201
Published: about 1 year ago



Our client a leading Manufacturer for the Agriculture and Construction sector requires Senior Control Systems Engineer based in Co, Mayo, Ireland.




In response to the growth of the clients business, recent expansion of the manufacturing plant and new product developments, a new opportunity has arisen for a control systems engineer, based at the main production facility in County MayoIreland.


You will work closely with the Managing Director, and reporting to the head engineer to develop integrated electronic control systems from the ground up, along with redesigns and continually improve existing controllers and interfaces for a range of mobile agricultural and industrial machinery.




  • To implement the systems and structures required to develop/write software and hardware for machine control using Codesys V2.3 and V3.5.
  • Understand, create, edit, and deploy PLC application software to ISO 61131 parts 1-10.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee software and hardware development. (Design, build, test). - Create and design the required design documents.
  • Provide and maintain detailed electrical drawings.
  • Managing several projects at once.
  • Provide solutions to quality issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with audits, certifications, and regulations (Safety regulations or other).
  • Support to engineering and production in all instances.
  • Ability to produce reports, monitor progress and analyse data.
  • Work with sales team to help deliver competitive & innovative solutions to the industry as directed by the MD.
  • Provision of training material and diagnostic for product support and distributors/dealers/end users.
  • Assembly, testing, debugging & repairing of R&D electronic control systems.




  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of PLC controllers and PLC software. Ideally Codesys but not essential. Training will be given where required.
  • Broad Machine knowledge (e.g basics of hydraulics/ pneumatics and electrical systems).
  • Working knowledge of electrical signals e.g. 4-20mA analogue, PWM etc.
  • IEC6113-3 programming (ladder logic, function block diagram, structured text).
  • Communications protocols such as CAN, CANOpen, ISOBUS, Ethernet/TCP.
  • Planning, organization, and project management skills to be able run and monitor the product development.
  • Attention to detail and priorities, high standards, results focused and ensuring consistent quality. - Technically-minded with mechanical aptitude for problem solving and improvements.
  • Able to handle responsibility and the pressure of meeting demanding and changing deadlines.





  • Third level qualification in related field.




For further information please contact Mícheál at Software Placements on 00353 1 5254642 or email