Software Controls Technician


We have an exciting opportunity for a Controls Technician to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the commissioning and debug of automated equipment.
  • Download of PLC, HMI & Robotics programmes.
  • Setup of control networks.
  • Teaching and adjusting of Robots, Servos and sensors.
  • Supporting IO checks.
  • After completion of some in-house training and coaching sessions you will be expected to update PLC, HMI and Robot programmes and associated software documentation.
  • Some travel time will be required to support equipment installations and after qualification equipment support. 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum L7 in an Automation, Electronic, IT or Technology discipline.
  • 2+ years’ experience as a manufacturing, process, or maintenance technician.
  • Experience of working on automation projects (advantage).
  • Basic understanding of PLC, HMI, Robotics & Sensors (advantage).
  • Ability to debug automated systems.
  • Experience of performing electrical troubleshooting.

Key Skills & Abilities:

  • An individual who thrives in collaborative environments.
  • A proactive thinker with a knack for solving problems.
  • A technology enthusiast with a drive for innovation.
  • A motivated individual aspiring to advance their career within the Modular’s Engineering Pathway. 

What we offer: 

At Modular Automation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees’ well-being and professional development, including flexible work arrangements, health insurance contributions, company bonus, maternity and paternity leave, pension plan, training support, and various wellness initiatives.

About Modular Automation:

Modular Automation, based in Shannon, Co. Clare, is a Tier 1 engineering company offering automation and integration solutions to the world’s leading medical technology manufacturers. We excel in the integration of the latest engineering technologies such as collaborative and autonomous mobile robots (AMR’s), machine tending and transport solutions, and Industry 4.0 applications. Our company’s excellence is rooted in a fusion of pioneering design, advanced engineering, and an unwavering dedication to precision.

Our purpose at Modular is to enable the world’s leading medical technology companies to manufacture sophisticated, ultra-high quality, life-changing products, at scale. Over our 40-year history, we have garnered a significant reputation with our customers for delivering innovative and reliable automation solutions. We are proud at Modular, to work within a talented and diverse community of professionals who bring expertise and innovation into solving the automation challenges of our medical device customers.

For ten consecutive years, Modular has received recognition by Deloitte as a Platinum level “Best Managed Company”.  We operate in a customer-centric and collaborative culture and environment, and the way our team works together and with our partners and customers builds long-term trust and deep relationships. We have the expertise, commitment, and determination to make the unknown known, and our team will go the extra mile to make it happen. 

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change. Modular Automation is an equal opportunities employer.

Modular Automation is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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