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Engineering & Technical

Manufacturing/Automation Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 17/07/2017
Job Reference: 88958

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Email: anne@hero.ie
Telephone: 0212066287

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


Objectives of Position:
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for driving improvements within complex fully automated production lines for a class 3 medical device. The role will require the engineer to lead projects targeting yield improvement, equipment utilization and reliability as well as providing technical leadership to a cross-functional team to maintain production output and quality requirements.
Responsibilities:
  • Participate and act as automation expert (SME) in cross functional teams in support of high volume production lines.
  • Identify opportunities and lead projects to improve overall equipment performance.
  • Work effectively with equipment suppliers and customer regulatory requirements to expedite completion of critical tasks and project goals.
  • Develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant manner.
  • Prepare detailed technical reports on process or quality issues.
  • Implement/improve equipment maintenance procedures for critical equipment and responsibility for sustaining line maintenance routines.
  • To understand, learn and develop in-depth knowledge for a range of complex assembly processes and equipment.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety, Environmental and Regulatory requirements are fulfilled

Personnel Specifications
Essential:
  • Candidates should have a technical Engineering qualification at or equivalent to Level 8 degree in the National Framework of Qualifications in an approved Engineering discipline (which would include - but not exclusively - Automation Eng., Mechanical Eng., Mechatronic Eng., Manufacturing Eng., Electronic Eng., Electrical Eng., Electronic Systems, etc.).
  • 2/5 years' experience in a similar automated production and support role in Hi-Volume manufacturing.
  • Experience with vision systems, PLCs servo motors and general automation. Specific experience with Cognex cameras and Allen Bradley PLCs would be desirable.
  • Strong aptitude for troubleshooting electromechanical equipment problems
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with a high level of commitment to the delivery of projects against agreed deadlines and targets.
  • A very practical, constructive and analytical approach to problem solving.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Medical Device Manufacturing or other highly regulated industry.
  • Understands the requirements of process monitoring and control of validated processes.
  • 6-sigma green belt and/or experience of lean practice implementation

For further information on this Manufacturing/Automation Engineer role in Cork please contact Anne Gough on 0212066287 / anne@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website - www.hero.ie

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