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Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 93140
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Telephone: 086 0449473

Automation Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an Automation Engineer for their site.

  • Working as part of the equipment group, the engineer will be accountable for the generating control Schematics introduction of automated equipment used in our manufacturing and new technologies process.
  • Working from proof of concepts development through to achieving production KPI's - generating all relevant documentation, including validations.
  • Ongoing support of existing processes in including equipment failure mode reduction on legacy equipment.
  • The role will require a proven track record in validation with customer interaction.

  • Control system design for Industrial Automation equipment from concept stage.
  • Design Automation Control electrical and pneumatic schematics.
  • Liaise with Production during initial machine manufacture.
  • Production of support documentation including BOMs and manuals.
  • Debugging of plc programs
  • Researching solutions to existing process problems
  • Technical support to Production
  • Validation and delivery of completed systems
  • Installation and facilities duties
  • Maintain high quality / compliance standards in line with Medical Devices manufacturing requirements within the company.
  • Ensure goals and objectives are met and understood by effective communication, building an atmosphere of openness, honesty and flexibility with individuals and within the team environment.
  • Manage external relationships with technology providers / Suppliers.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled Researching solutions to existing process problems

Required Skills:
  • Engineering degree, or equivalent qualification, preferably with 3 to 5yrs experience in generating control schematics.
  • Strong technical background and capabilities.
  • Motivated to work on own initiative and the ability to make and implement decisions.
  • Knowledge of ISO and FDA compliance with emphasis on validation.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to solve problems with innovative and cost effective solutions.
  • Excellent working knowledge of equipment and process validation
  • Experience in programming IEC 61131 compliant PLC language
  • Ability to design control systems using 2 or 3D-CAD.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of, or lead a team.
  • Excellent Knowledge of CE Standards.

For further information on this Automation Engineer role please contact Anne Gough on 086 0449473 /

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