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Automation Engineer

Ref: 9222390

  • €55,000 - €65,000
  • 26 Apr 2021
  • Waterford
  • Perm

One of the South East's most attractive employers has a vacancy for an experienced Automation and Controls Engineer. Working in a dynamic and expanding site you will execute projects in a fast paced, multi-disciplined, cross-functional team environment. About the Job:
  • Manage production and the introduction of new technology through team leadership.
  • Provide technical and vision core competency support to Global Operations and Engineering on an as-needed basis, including possible off-hours, remote and onsite coverage rotation.
  • Provide Technical support and technical reference expertise to manufacturing and outside vendors in developing technical solutions for vision inspection technologies.
  • Project Management/ support of capital projects within the plant to drive increased volume and decreased cost across multiple manufacturing processes.
  • Provide Technical specification documents to external vendors for the purpose of trending and design/ build of new manufacturing equipment.
  • Support product, platform and cost improvement programs by delivering qualified vision systems. Interface with Engineering, SQA, QA and Operations to successfully validate software systems. Author and execute associated validation documents.
  • Provide technical and operations training on systems delivered.
  • Travel to vendor and other locations for on-site project support (domestic & international
  • Vendor management
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget
About You:
  • Electronics/ Electrical Engineering
  • Computer/Software development systems
  • PLC- Allen Bradley, Siemens
  • High Level language Programming e.g. C#,
  • Practical knowledge of machine vision systems including Cognex VPro and InSight desired
  • Methodical/Analytical approach to problem solving.
  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience
  • FDA regulated Medical Device
  • Project Management
  • PLC Software Development
  • Scada Software development
  • Manufacturing support
  • Development, documentation and approval of technical documentation
  • For more on the role call Nigel on 087 3618142 or send your CV for consideration. Benefits: On-site parking Life insurance Company pension Bonus scheme Private medical/dental insurance