Control Engineering Team Lead



Aspira are currently seeking a Control Engineering Team Lead for a permanent role in Clare.



Team Lead Controls

  • You will be responsible for leading a team of controls Engineers
  • Lead Software activities with the project teams to deliver projects on time and on budget with required quality level.
  • Contribute to the management, communication, execution & delivery of allocated projects, reporting back on project progress (technical issues / project updates) as required.
  • Contribute to all stages of the project from proposal, through execution, delivery and review
  • Design and development of controls solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Lead meetings both internally and with Customers
  • Proactively source and new technologies within all areas of Automation.
  • Evaluate and assess new technologies
  • Support continuous improvement within the department
  • Support department goals and objectives
  • Travel required

Quality and Innovation

  • Ensure good disciplines are in place within your team, especially H&S, time-keeping, record keeping etc.
  • Responsibility for the overall quality of the software on assigned projects
  • Drive Lessons Learned reviews on projects
  • Foster innovation as a team culture
  • Support with documentation and procedure creation within the controls team
  • Effective and efficient communication with customers
  • Show commercial awareness on projects
  • Collaborate across departments generating shared ownership of projects
  • Lead and drive Continuous Improvement programmes within the business

 Communication and People

  • Present project updates at TL’s weekly forum with clear and effective communication
  • Maintain clear structure & regular communications within team and the controls group
  • Coaching through performance reviews, feedback and goal setting
  • Support development of training and development plans for team members


  • Degree in Electronic, IT or Technology discipline with 5+ years’ experience in a controls role
  • Experience of working on automation projects
  • Experience in programming PLCs, including hardware layout and configuration
  • Experience in Allen Bradley Platforms essential

Additional Skills

  • Programming experience in Robotics, Cobotics, Vision &  Scada systems
  • Experience in setting up Data Historians with Web Front End
  • Experience in VB, HTML or .NET programming
  • Knowledge of the stages of a System Design Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience of working in FDA regulated industries such as Medical Device and Pharmaceutical
  •  Full Drivers License is required
  • Scada, Plc Programming, Management


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