Controls and Automation Graduate, Grannagh, Co. Waterford

Job Title:  Controls and Automation Graduate 

Location: Grannagh, Co. Waterford

Reporting to: Lead Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent 


Dawn Meats are currently looking for a Controls / Automation Graduate to join our team in the group office in Waterford. The successful applicant will engage in a number of existing factory automation solutions and play a significant role in projects for a number of facilities throughout Ireland and the UK.


  •  To participate in the development of automated system for our production and packaging lines to meet business requirements in the support of automated systems.
  • Programming and implementation of changes to the existing process automation code and systems hardware over a number of production and packaging facility’s.
  • Assist the project team in progress the production equipment capability’s by driving automation excellent.
  • Support the project team with the programming and design for PLC's control and PC controlled equipment.
  • Provide automation support to production/maintenance teams, including troubleshooting and issue resolution. 
  • Interact closely with group engineers to discuss current projects, potential issues and solutions. 


  • A relevant 3rd level Engineering qualification (preferably B.Sc.\ B.E. degree in engineering) or similar. 
  • Must have good knowledge of manufacturing automation, machine design, development and validation process. 
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently is essential. 


To apply please send your CV or any additional queries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 13th July.

Dawn Meats is an equal opportunity employer