We’re Hiring: Robotics Engineer

we are hiring a robotics engineer

An excellent opportunity is now available for the following position:

Robotics Engineer


The successful candidate will work in a team of Automation Engineers (PLC, Robotics, Vision). Robotic specification and program development are key aspects of this role, taking a lead role in assigned Robotics projects to ensuring on time, efficient and high-quality delivery to the customer.

He/she will work in a multi-platform environment with software including but not limited to, Kuka, Fanuc and ABB. Working closely with the engineering design team on the development of process flow diagrams, robotic software design specifications and test plans will also be an integral part of the role. The candidate will require a strong background in automation/software development with an understanding of the full cycle of software/application development.


  • Third level qualification in electronics, automation, robotics, computer science or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in hands on robot program development in one of the following:
  • Kuka (KRL/WorkVisual), Fanuc (Karel/Roboguide), ABB (RAPID/Robot Studio).
  • Excellent understanding of machine automation logic, motion control and robotic co-ordinate systems.
  • Review and confirm Robot specifications to align with project requirements.
  • Experience in developing 3D simulations for Robotic Cells. (Delfoi Robotics).
  • PLC or Vision System integration experience an advantage but not essential.
  • 3D Simulation of Robotic Cells experience an advantage but not essential.
  • Development of Robotic Welding programs experience an advantage but not essential.
  • Work as part of a project team that designs and builds new automated machines to meet customer-specific requirements.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and organisation skills.
  • Self-motivated individual with a deadline-oriented focus.
  • Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills.
  • Current driving license and flexible to travel as required


  • Develop, install, and debug code for New Automated Machines and Robotic Cells in line with specified customer requirements.
  • Ensure all work carried out, is in compliance with the required standards, conforming to company (cGMP, SOPs)
  • Ensures that robotic machines operate safely, dependably, and with precision; identifies and implements modifications.
  • Analyse, understand, fault-find and modify software programs in house, on customer site and remotely.
  • Develop process flow diagrams, robotic software design specifications and test plans for robotic projects, working closely with the engineering design team.
  • Develop and lead projects for robotic programming, 3D simulation and system integration and testing of same within the final machine to GAMP 5 Level.
  • Ensure focus on the key principles of software quality – maintainability, dependability, efficiency & usability in terms of code structure, documentation, revision history and storage.
  • The Automation Engineer (Robotics) will work and communicate closely with the automation team both in-house and external developers, project designers, electrician and operations to ensure all inputs and requirements are considered and projects of a high quality that comply with standards are delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Responsible for completing automation tasks within budget and schedule.
  • Reporting on all project activity ensuring an up-to-date project status is readily available.
  • Support more junior staff to ensure customer end goals are achieved.
  • Organise and attend meetings and address any follow up actions as required.
  • Develop an in-depth technical knowledge of different automation/robotics systems and new technologies.
  • Provide technical support to customers and visit their sites when required.
  • Complete records and follow procedures in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Ensure all duties are carried out adhering to health and safety policy.


  • Attractive salary in line with experience.
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Training and Educational Assistance
  • Day off on your Birthday

If you are interested in pursuing a career in a highly progressive, dynamic, and team-orientated environment, please submit your CV to careers@designproautomation.com or contact Paula Power on +353 (0)86 0147680 for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 19th April 2024.


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