Electrical/Mechanical Technician-Manufacturing

Job Locations IE-Galway
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago(4/26/2017 10:16 AM)
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Reporting to Technologies Department, the Automation Technician must have strong electrical and mechanical skills. They will be responsible for completing electrical and mechanical assembly work on in-house custom made machines as well as upgrades and retrofits of existing equipment. They will also be responsible for maintaining and/or repairing manufacturing equipment.  


  • The successful candidate will preferably have an Automation background with at least 2 years experience with electrical and mechanical instrumentation.
  • Level 6 qualification in electrical engineering, mechanical, controls and automation, electronics or mechatronics engineering.
  • Experience in electrical panel wiring is essential.
  • Experience in interpreting technical drawings is essential.
  • Experience in mechanical / high volume automation / robotics desirable.
  • Qualified trades personnel with industrial experience will also be considered.
  • Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment desirable.
  • Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Programmable controllers, Vision Systems and Workshop machining desirable.
  • Strong mechanical problem solving skills essential.


  • Complete electrical wiring of electrical/control systems on equipment in accordance with design schematics.
  • Complete assembly of mechanical systems including pneumatics in accordance with design schematics.
  • Complete machine setup and functional checks.
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records to ensure high levels of up-time.
  • Follow systematic root cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve equipment issues.
  • Implement corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Assist with the commissioning of new equipment / projects.
  • Order and maintain appropriate stock of spare parts.
  • Complete assigned continuous improvement projects and train others as required.
  • Flexibility to travel to support new equipment .
  • Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution.
  • Ability to work as part of a core team.
  • Actively promote and participate in a cross-functional teamwork environment.
  • Equipment adjustment and technical/process resource for production and/or process development staff.
  • Fully comply with all elements of environment Health & Safety Management System.
  • Adhoc duties as required.


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