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Mechatronics | Controls Engineer 


Australia, Portugal


We are looking for a motivated and dynamic Controls Engineer with experience in automation systems and who enjoys mentoring others. 

Responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Control system design and PLC programming - including HMI - for standard & bespoke products

  • On site investigation and analysis followed by implementation of improvements

  • Providing input into the standardisation and development of the Automation and Controls team

  • Actively participating in client safety hazard analysis 

  • Providing after sales technical customer support, troubleshooting and remediation

  • Working with mechanical & electrical teams to ensure strong cross functional integration across all three elements

  • Compliance with standards – both internal framework and customer specifications 



You are someone who wants to work for a business at the forefront of technology and automation systems and solutions. 

You have:

  • Attention to detail 

  • An unwavering curiosity to understand the “why”

  • The ability to work either as part of a team or autonomously

  • Clear and consistent communication skills - with all stakeholders

  • Strong technical skills

  • A willingness to learn 

  • Excellent time management skills 

  • Practical site experience with automation systems


  • Hold a degree in Mechatronics with at least 2-3 years’ experience in Control Systems 

  • Have advanced knowledge of PLC configuration, programming, and commissioning – both Siemens S7 TIA (Preferred) & Rockwell 

  • Have technical proficiency in safety and the functional principles of safety

  • Sound knowledge of requirements of AS3000 and AS4024.1

  • Experience in selection & configuration of Variable Speed Drives (VSD’s)

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