Software Engineer – Automation (Co. Antrim)

Exciting opportunity for an experienced PLC/ Software Engineer to join a thriving specialist design and high value manufacturing facility in Co. Antrim.    This organisation is a leader in its sector, developing world-leading technologies for specialist sectors and supplying complex and challenging automation solutions for the pharma/packaging sector. This is an opportunity for someone to continuously work on new projects with worldwide projects and full project lifecycle so will suit an innovative engineer with a flair for problem solving and eagerness to move way from standard routine PLC work
The Role:
    • Create & develop machine software solutions for special purpose automated machinery projects – projects mainly last for up to 1 year duration  
    • Work alongside Electrical and Mechanical design engineers and be involved in “cradle to grave” projects
    • Deliver control and safety systems which comply with appropriate standards, nationally and internationally  
    • Program and commission Robots  
    • Test and debug software applications and produce detailed test plans  
    • Carry out testing in factory and on customer sites  
    • Deliver projects to plan and budget  
 The Person:
    • HND/Degree in Electrical, Electronic of Software Engineer
    • Proven record of delivering machine control system projects
    • Experienced in automation and production machinery design
    • PLC and software application experience- ideally Rockwell
    • Vision systems experience very useful  
    • Robotics, HMI, Ethernet, Communications protocols experience would be advantageous as would ability to code in visual basic and C++
    • This is forward thinking organisation, keen to attract the right calibre of talent and willing to offer a very attractive salary package to the right candidate.    
 We are keen to discuss this possibility with any PLC Engineers and equally to discuss associated PLC/ Automation opportunities throughout N Ireland.
As a bespoke Engineering consultancy, TechMet also currently have various other Automation Project Management roles and Automation leadership roles throughout NI – c £40- 80k bands on offer.   Roles are based either in Belfast or Co Down, Co Antrim and border counties.  Ideally call the office in Antrim, Northern Ireland and schedule a confidential chat so you can be made aware of existing and pipeline roles- remote or site based roles.  
To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided.
TechMet is a dedicated Engineering and Technical Recruitment Consultancy.  
The consultant managing your application will be a MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.  For a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please contact Sean Metrustry (Director) at TechMet.