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Equipment Engineer

Job Title: Equipment Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 90282
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Telephone: 086 0449473
Equipment Engineer (Machine Control/ Software)
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an Equipment Engineer (Machine Control/ Software) for their site.
  • Develops new manufacturing and test equipment and systems used in the development and production of medical devices. 
  • Independently or as member of a team; develops specifications, designs, plans and develops complex manufacturing and test equipment.
  • Develop robust, flexible, reusable, efficient and scalable manufacturing applications.
  • Database design, development, monitoring and SQL script authoring.
  • Commission, test, troubleshoot and support existing and new manufacturing equipment.
  • Work closely with customers in defining system requirements and propose creative and cost effective solutions.
  • Work closely with both internal and external specialists and vendors to complete equipment related projects.
  • Write detailed functional design requirements.
  • Contribute to all phases of software development including design, implementation, unit test, integration, release and validation support.
  • Generates quotations, concepts and business cases for new and upgrade equipment.
  • Develop detailed project plans and manage projects to completion.
  • Provide software input on design changes for new and existing systems aligning machine functionality to customer requirements.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Actively participate in departmental and plant Continuous Improvement through participation in Value Improvement Projects and Lean Business Process Projects as well as departmental standards.
  • Ensure equipment solutions are delivered within planned schedules and within budget.
  • Providing technical leadership on equipment related product and process issues.
  • May co-ordinate activities of a number of engineers.
  • BSc/MSc degree (min HETAC level 8) or equivalent in Computer Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years in software development with experience and a thorough knowledge in the following: VB.Net, VB 6, SQL Server, software testing, version and change management software. Working knowledge of Team Foundation server beneficial.
  • Experience in a regulated environment with 21CFR Part 11 experience an advantage.
  • Motion control and machine HMI control design experience.
  • Good working knowledge on the use of vision systems and associated tools and experience with Labeling Verification Systems.
  • C#, SQL Server Reporting Services, web application development, HTML, JavaScript desirable.
  • Good communication skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.
For further information on this Equipment Engineer (Machine Control/ Software) role in Galway please contact Anne Gough on 086 0449473 /
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