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Lead Systems Technician

Job Title: Lead Systems Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westmeath
REF: 99302
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

Lead Systems Technician
Our client, a medical device company in Westmeath are currently looking to recruit a Lead Systems Technician for their site.

Job Description
Work with Engineering and Technician teams across the site to provide front-line support, project design and implementation. Develop and mentor the system technician team to support manufacturing requirements across the site.

  • Work with engineers and systems technicians to identify & implement new projects.
  • Provide training and mentorship to systems technicians
  • Ensure systems technicians core processes are in place and adhered to, e.g., Work dialogue, visual problem solving, identification of systems issues.
  • Issue resolution, escalation process and system technician shift practices management
  • Take the lead in the above processes when required.
  • Work with technical communities across the site to prioritize and execute systems projects.
  • Create and distribute systems performance reports and ensure corrective actions are in place.
  • Liaise with contractors when on site.
  • Plan and manage maintenance week systems activities.
  • Liaise with EHS on related technical issues as they arise.
  • Liaise with EHS on Risk Assessments on equipment.
  • Liaise with EHS on contractor risk assessments and method statements.
  • Ensure PM schedule is effective and compliant – carry out periodic reviews.
  • Apply knowledge of PLC programmers, Motion Control, sensors, in-line vision systems (Cognex in particular), Barcode systems, Network topology, PC skills, PC application software, and Systematic troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Apply knowledge of Allen-Bradley Controllogix5000 and PLC5, ControlNet/DeviceNet, Visual Basic applications, Motion Control programming (Sercos, AB, Emerson, Lenze), Barcode systems (SICK, DVT).
  • Provide innovative inputs to new production lines in the areas of control, data collection, motive power, robotics and communications.
  • Apply knowledge of FDA regulations, 21CFR Part 11, Electronic records, electronic signatures and Part 820, Quality system regulation.
  • Support Equipment and Software Validation, IQ, OQ and PQ.
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

  • Fully Certified Electrician or Certificate/Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Automation or Mechatronics.
  • Eight years’ experience in high volume automation or plant control. Experience in SCADA, Allen Bradley {Control Logix & PLC 5}, Siemens or similar PLC programming and control.
  • Experience of equipment and software validation.
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical ability.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Teamwork abilities.
  • Commitment to achievement of manufacturing excellence.

For further information on this Lead Systems Technician role in Westmeath please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /

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