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Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 88000
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 0449473

Automation Engineer

Our client, a leading manufacturing company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an Automation Engineer
for their site.

Background:
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering (Electronic/Mechanical/Industrial)
  • Strong aptitude for troubleshooting electromechanical equipment problems
  • 3/5 years' experience in a similar automation development and support role in hi-volume electronic manufacturing
  • Good knowledge in the areas of PLC programming, Pneumatics, Robotics, Heat Staking, Hot Bar-soldering, Laser Welding, Label Applicators, Laser Marking, Tooling Design (pallets, robot grippers, nests etc..).

Objectives Of Position:
  • Work within the Manufacturing Engineering team to provide expertise in automation. Initially this will be specifically on the Tape Cassette project until such time as it is ramped to steady state volume production and the second box-build automated line requirement is understood.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for successful introduction and ramp to volume of Tape Cassette box-build automated assembly line
  • Responsible for service contract discussions with Automation contractors
  • Work at contractor's site to fully understand equipment functionality
  • Responsible for Technical sign-off and Machine Acceptance (eg. FAT/SAT, IQ, OQ and PQ)
  • Definition of Training plans for Technicians and Operators
  • Machine Trial runs and optimizations through Design of Experiments, Six Sigma DMAIC approach, Troubleshooting etc.)
  • Maintenance Planning (on-going for Series Lines and input for Pilot Line)
  • Definition of Spare parts rating (Type 1, 2, 3 depending on necessity to store in-house etc.)
  • Spare parts ordering (for Series Lines)
  • Production support to ensure output targets are achieved
  • Report yields and critical metrics demonstrating line performance

Measurements:
Throughput rates and yields of Tape Cassette product through the box build automation.

Personnel Specifications
Essential:
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering (Electronic/Mechanical/Industrial)
  • Strong aptitude for troubleshooting electromechanical equipment problems
  • 3/5 years' experience in a similar automation development and support role in hi-volume electronic manufacturing
  • Good knowledge an advantage w.r.t. the following areas PLC programming, Pneumatics, Robotics, Heat Staking, Hot Bar-soldering, Laser Welding, Label Applicators, Laser Marking, Tooling Design (pallets, robot grippers, nests etc..).
  • Desirable:
  • Industrial Engineering experience
  • 6-sigma green belt/Project management
  • Lean practice implementation

Personal Qualities And Characteristics
  • Excellent equipment knowledge and process debug troubleshoot skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills


For further information on this Automation Engineer role in Cork please contact Bimi Felix on 086 0468858 bimi@hero.ie
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