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Oran McIvor
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Automation Engineer

Reference:AMKO-585671 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: €55000 - €60000
May be suitable for: EHS Engineer

Our Client, a global healthcare manufacturer based in Dublin is seeking an Automation Engineer to join as a key member of the Engineering Operations Group. The candidate will be expected to undertake involvement in troubleshooting, maintenance and continuous improvement of the high-volume highly-automated production process and equipment.

• Managing automation projects plant-wide as required and liaise with vendors in the design, procurement, evaluation and acceptance of new equipment
• Support the continuous improvement of all automated equipment using Lean / Six Sigma and Project Management techniques
• Work closely with cross functional teams in monitoring equipment performance using proven troubleshooting and problem solving techniques / methods to solve to root cause
• Provide front line technical support and leadership to Engineering, Operations, Validation, Development & Quality departments
• Support plant wide automation change control and manage software revision control systems
• Assist the Validation team in new process validation, equipment upgrades and NPI's
• Ensure all new equipment and tasks are risk assessed, support investigation and near miss resolution, and proactively drive actions to reduce safety risks
Carry out other relevant tasks as required by the Senior Automation Engineer.

• Engineer Degree required
• Minimum 3-4 years’ experience with Equipment Automation, Software or related experience
• Specific experience and in-depth knowledge of Allen Bradley / Rockwell Automation products including capability to write code from specification
• Experience of High Speed Vision systems (Cognex) and Control Networks & Communication Systems (ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet)
• Proficient in programming and troubleshooting of Motion Control Systems (Allen Bradley, Emerson)
• Experience of development, deployment & maintenance of SCADA / HMI systems (Allen Bradley, Schneider)
• Creative thinking team player with excellent communication skills, an ability to work on own initiative combined with the ability to work seamlessly across various departments
• Some experience of Object Oriented Programming and SQL Server / database design is advantageous

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Oran McIvor | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9270