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Automation Technician

Job Title: Automation Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Waterford
Industry:
REF: 84692
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description


Automation Technician

Our client, a manufacturing company in Waterford are currently looking to recruit an Automation Technician for their site in Waterford.

Responsibilities of Position:
  • To maintain automation equipment in excellent condition ensuring consistent quality, output and yield.
  • Follow systematic root cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records.
  • Lead and implement process improvements to achieve more efficient operations, while adhering to change management and cGMP requirements.
  • Assist with the commissioning of new equipment / projects.
  • Order and maintain appropriate stock of spare parts.
  • Cross Train technicians as required.
  • Flexible to travel to support new equipment buy-offs / training.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the Company and the requirements of the department/position.

Skills/Attributes:
  • Systematic & structured troubleshooting / problem solving skills.
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Adherence to change management procedures and cGMP requirements.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • High level of safe working practices and awareness.
  • Computer literate with MS Office skills.
Education/Training/Experience:
  • The successful candidate will have Level 6, Level 7 or Level 8 HETAC qualification in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical / Automation Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar.
  • Qualified trades personnel with industrial experience will also be considered.
  • Experience in high volume automation / robotics required.
  • Experience in a Healthcare medical device manufacturing environment highly desirable.
  • Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems, Ultrasonic welding, workshop machining desirable.
  • Understanding of Process Capability.
  • Understanding of MSA or GR&R.
  • Experience in leading process improvement projects in medical device environment.
  • Experience in FAT, SAT, IOPQ of automated assembly lines.

For further information on this Automation Technician role please contact Tracey Lenihan on 091730022 / tracy@hero.ie
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