• Automation Engineer

    Job Locations IE-Galway
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 years ago(4/11/2017 12:43 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    To design and fabricate automation technologies (custom machines, upgrades/retrofits and robotics conveyor systems and automation lines) to factory approved standards. To work as part of the project team from design concept to implementation of custom built solutions.


    • Level 8 Engineering degree with 3+ years experience or Level 7 Degree with 5+ years experience in Automation Engineering
    • Extensive experience in designing fabricating and commissioning new machine technologies
    • Experience and proficiency in PLC programming is desirable and a distinct advantage
    • Experience with vision systems, robotics, data handling and SolidWorks 3D Modelling will be a distinct advantage
    • Strong communications skills, ability to demonstrate creativity and innovativeness
    • Good negotiation and presentation skills
    • Self motivated self starter, can be left to work on own projects
    • Strong interpersonal skills and team player abilities
    • Strong attention to detail and technical report writing skills.


    • To evaluate process related problems and develop a precise design statement/brief
    • To develop concept designs with estimate of costs as part of the capital requisition process
    • To present design concepts for formal review
    • Develop scope of solution and review of costs
    • To complete 3D modelling of machine design specifying Actuators / Hardware / Control systems
    • Finalise capital spend and prepare capital requisition documentation
    • To present all aspects of design as part of formal machine design review process
    • Complete capital requisition
    • To procure quality components at appropriate cost and complete/oversee fabrication/wiring for machine build
    • To complete/oversee PLC programming / HMI programming and functional testing
    • To ensure all new machine builds are fully calibrated (i.e. temperature controllers / pressure gauges / force sensors etc.)
    • To perform detailed process review, establishing process development criteria & operating ranges for the machines
    • To complete detailed technical reports and approval documentation for release of new technologies to manufacturing.
    • To fully comply with all aspects of Health & Safety Management System


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