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Automation systems/controlls engineer

Salary/Rate:
€50000 - €60000/annum  
Location:
Waterford, Waterford City and County Council
Posted:
02/05/2019 (16:24)
Agency:
RPG Recruitment
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Automation Systems/Controls Engineer 

Automation Systems/Controls Engineer role in a leading medical device manufacturer based in Waterford City. 

The overall purpose of this role is the The Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide PLC programming, Visions Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support.
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor / customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Role will suit

  • Degree in electronic engineering, controls engineering, software engineering or similar discipline.
  • Experience of PLC programming essential and Vision Systems and SCADA systems installation highly desirable.
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment
    • High volume automated assembly experience would be an advantage as would medical device manufacturing experience in a regulated environment.
    • An electrical background / qualification advantageous.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable
Type:
Permanent
Job Reference:
AE08/03  
Job ID:
209643795  

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