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Automation engineer

Salary/Rate:
€50000 - €60000/annum  
Location:
Waterford, Waterford City and County Council
Posted:
02/05/2019 (16:23)
Agency:
RPG Recruitment
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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer reporting to Operations & Technical Manager in a Medical Device Company based in Waterford.

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Process Characterisation / Optimisation (DFMEA’s, PFMEA’s DOE’s etc.).
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support production line ramp to achieve mature production targets.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with Customers, contractors as required.
  • Support technical training.
  • Other duties as required.

 Skills/Attributes:

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication, computer and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Lean Six Sigma skills an advantage.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, MS Project.
  • CAD experience desirable.

Education/Training/Experience:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering or similar discipline.
  • 3-6 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment (high volume automated assembly experience would be an advantage as would medical device manufacturing experience).
  • Travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor / customer sites.
  • Project management experience.
Type:
Permanent
Job Reference:
AE08/03  
Job ID:
209643218  

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