Automation Engineer (Electrical) - Prodieco

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Automation Engineer (Electrical)

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About Prodieco

At Prodieco we are dedicated to designing & manufacturing high performance Blister Tooling and advanced engineering solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Quality, precision and a passion to exceed our customers’ expectations, drives everything we do.

Our ethos is simple: there is always a better way. You will see this in our continuous drive for internal process improvement but more importantly in the dedication to enhance every tool design to produce the perfect blister pack.

Pride, dedication and an unwavering commitment to perfection are at the heart of what we do.

When you join us at our home in Cookstown, you are joining some of the most talented craftspeople and engineers in the world. We are looking for people who will help shape the next chapter of the Prodieco story. From the engineering design office to the workshop floor, we are a close team united by one desire: working to provide a service that is second to none. Our passion inspires people to join, and makes them want to stay.

We look for hard-working team players who are responsible, honest and able to be creative when faced with challenge. Crafting our world renowned tooling requires flawless attention to detail, which should follow through in everything that you do. To help you achieve your best, we provide many ways for you to develop and grow, supported by an attractive benefits package and a great working environment.

Our state of the art production facility operates as an exemplar of LEAN manufacturing in operation. From material sourcing and selection to high speed engineering equipment, the pursuit excellence runs through our operations.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join our team.

job description


  • Working as part of the R&D team to design and develop new products in line with Global Marketing product pipelines
  • Develop specifications, implement new designs, analyse and respond to customer feedback
  • Excellent documentation for project reports, SOPs and operating manuals
  • Working to relevant international directives and standards


  • Minimum level 8 degree in Software/ Automation / Electrical / Mechatronic Engineering.
  • A Minimum of 3 years of applicable experience
  • A good communicator, fluent English both spoken and written
  • An excellent grasp of engineering and design principles
  • Strong problem-solving skills and high attention to detail
  • Can self-manage own Work Packages and deliver on time
  • Self-motivated, flexible, proactive and committed.
  • Desire to continuously improve, raise standards, reduce errors and perfect processes

Ideal Candidate:

The Ideal Candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skill set:

Key Technical Skills:

  • Equipment specification and selection (motors, PLC’s, HMI, sensors etc.)
  • Electrical Design
  • Design and production of electrical schematics ( SolidWorks Electrical preferable)
  • Familiarity with relevant directives and standards for the pharma industry
  • Machine Design Familiar with GMP
  • Machine safety  and CE marking
  • Address risk management requirements/assessments for new and existing products

Advantageous Technical Skills:

  • Programming PLC and HMI systems (Siemens preferable)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical system design
  • 3D CAD (SolidWorks)
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Automation Engineer (Electrical)

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