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Brian Christensen
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Equipment Automation Engineer contractor

Reference:BCAEWQ-334485 Location: Galway
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

A superb opportunity for a contractor has opened up with our Galway-based Medical Device client. This project will last for 12 months and superb rates are on offer.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:
Provide technical expertise and leadership in the area of process and equipment development i.e. equipment / process control and monitoring.
Provide design support and programming for PLC’s, motion control, vision applications, robotic systems and PC controlled equipment.
Provide technical expertise to manufacturing process and technology development activities.
Monitor and evaluate safety practices and ensure compliance with legislation where relevant. (CE compliance of equipment)
Establish the most effective, reliable and cost effective processing methods for manufacturing operations.
Build and develop contacts with external technical representatives, vendors agents etc, in order to keep abreast of technological developments, new product introductions etc. in the controls / electrical field.
Ensure completion of appropriate and relevant documentation within area(s) of responsibility.
Co-ordinate the introduction and implementation of new technologies and equipment to the manufacturing operation.
Provide systems support where appropriate in the areas of PM’s, engineering spares, maintenance training programmes and calibration systems.
Qualifications & Experience:
Ideal candidate should have:
Minimum 6-9 years of Equipment Automation, Software, or related experience with B.Eng in Mechanical, Manufacturing or related engineering discipline; 4-7 years of Software or related experience with M.A. or M.S.
Experience in Allen Bradley/Siemens/Omron/Parker PLC programming and integration.
Experience with servo controllers, vision system integration, motion applications & HMI products.
Robotics experience would be an advantage.
Desired knowledge in the following: Object oriented programming, C#, VB.Net, VB 6, PLC, C++, Lab View programming or Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software testing, version and change management software.
Experience in a regulated environment with 21CFR Part 11
3D modelling experience (Solidworks, Autocad or Pro E)
SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, java and database design desirable.
Effective leader with drive and enthusiasm
Proven communication, project management and analytical skills required.
Self-motivated, goal-oriented, team player
Contact Brian Christensen on 01 6854747 or submit your CV to brian.c@lifescience.ie for immediate consideration
If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Brian Christensen | Tel: +353 (0) 1 685 4747