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Project Process Engineer - Controls

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Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Ballina, MO, IE

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Ballina 
Department: Operations 







Title                                         Project Process Engineer - Controls

Hierarchal Level                      Professional/Exempt Staff       

Division/Department               Engineering                                        

Reporting Relationship           Engineering Manager Maintenance and Reliability

Travel                                      ~ 15% (may increase due to project work)

Staff reporting to position      None  




II.        SUMMARY: 


The primary purpose of this position is to contribute to the profitability, continuity and growth of Hollister Inc, by assisting in the continued development and support of the manufacturing processes in the Ballina plant..

The main focus of this position will be to work, under the guidance of the Engineering Manager and Senior Project Controls Engineer in the area of design, commissioning, troubleshooting and maintenance of the electrical & control systems of both new & existing equipment in the plant.


This role provides an excellent opportunity for a developing professional to gain further project experience within a highly automated and high volume regulated/medical device production process




Process Support: - The position will provide specialized technical support in the day-to-day operation of the assigned manufacturing processes, specifically supporting the various control systems.

       This work will involve troubleshooting problems encountered in the daily operation of the equipment, implement corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence.

       Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution to value stream technical support staff.

       Perform preventative and corrective control system maintenance, completing all associated paperwork including software change control and software records to ensure high levels of up-time.

       This position will involve out of hours support when necessary.

Project Support: - Project Planning & Tracking: Position will be responsible for developing, tracking & communicating project plans for all control tasks.

Equipment Qualification – support qualification of new production equipment / processes, and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.

Safety/ Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of control hardware/software, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments










1. Education


Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Electrical / Electronic / Controls / Programming

1. Education


2. Specialized or Technical Knowledge

2. Specialized or Technical Knowledge


PLC machine control & Operator Interface

Electrical controls – maintenance & design

2D/3D CAD skills – elect drafting/ panel design


Project Management / FMEA

Vision Systems, Servo Systems and Robotics

ELAU, B&R Rockwell PLC experience

Industrial Networks (Profibus etc)

Experience in clean-room manufacturing


New Product Introduction

  High level programming languages ( Python,Java HTML)

3. Kind and Length of Experience

3. Kind and Length of Experience


3 to 5 years post qualification experience in batch type process, preferably in the medical devices / healthcare / pharmaceutical industry.

Commissioning & Debug of highly automated equipment

Over 2 years Project/Process Engineering experience.


Process background desirable with healthcare, chemical or plastics experience; or alternatively within another regulated industry.




Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.

Job Req ID: 29145

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