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Engineering & Technical

Automation Engineer - Cork - 104251

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 22/05/2019
Job Reference: 104251
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Job Description

Automation Engineer - Cork - 104251
Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 0868395531

Our client, a manufacturing company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an Automation/Controls Engineer

  • Work within the Project Management team to provide expertise in automation.
  • Provide software and controls support across multiple lines.
  • Technical interface between Customer, material vendors, Equipment suppliers and my clients site
  • Continuous improvement of existing projects with particular focus on output and yield.
  • Manage technical updates on a high volume line.

  • Support building of the customer relationship, continuously monitoring progress with the objective of meeting & exceeding customer expectations
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to improve output, yield etc.
  • Drive improvements in the process as part of a multi-functional team.
  • Actively participate in all design reviews (Customer product and Equipment Supplier Equipment and Process)
  • Technical engagement with the customer R&D team for:
    • Advanced Engineering Team (Customized Automation Solutions & Process Development)
    • Product Design (DFA, DFT, DFF)
  • Manage all relevant peer to peer communications for the project
  • Monitor progress against plan and resolve issues as appropriate
to resolve issues
  • Support the design of the supply chain to support the project objectives.
  • Manage the DFx, requirements.
  • Ensuring all necessary criteria is met to ensure compliance with FDA QSR and ISO 13485.

  • Level 8 Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role - preferably in an electronic assembly environment.
  • Experience with Automation Software and Controls
  • Experience of medical regulatory and quality processes

For further information on this in please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531

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