Automation Engineer



Great opportunity to work for a leading specialist in control panels & provide automation solutions including VSD's, PLC's, Switchgear & Siemens as an Automation Engineer based in Co Laois.


Established for almost 20 years, our client has grown to be one of the leading specialists in their field. By providing design, assembly, installation and commissioning services for a range of services, our client has gone from strength to strength and due to a healthy pipeline of work, they look to grow their team further and this time they seek and experienced Automation Engineer to work from their offices in Co Laois.


Based in Co. Laois, the successful Automation Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop functional design specification for each project
  • Program and configure all control systems, including PLCs, HMIs and SCADA systems
  • Complete factory and site acceptance tests
  • Develop all associated documentation and manuals - O&M documentation


For this Automation Engineer role, we are looking to speak to candidates that match the following profile:

  • Experienced automation engineer with experience designing and programming PLCs and SCADA systems
  • Any experience working on projects to include substations, switchgear, or any form of electrical distribution will be a distinct advantage
  • Relevant candidates will typically have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation or computer science
  • You will spend the majority of time on site with some site visits required


  • Salary: €65k - €75k
  • Pension
  • Laptop and phone
  • Vhi
  • Vehicle


BMS Performance specialises in recruiting Engineering professionals, nationally. We'll enable you to develop your career. At the heart of our approach is listening. Getting to know you, your skills, experiences and most importantly what you want from your career.

We recruit within the Industrial, Manufacturing, Construction, IT, Engineering, and Corporate markets.

Please call Ross to arrange an interview.