Job Description

Automation Engineer - County Westmeath

Ref No: AM17308

County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Automation Engineer - County Westmeath.

In this capacity your primary role will be to provide support to production by trouble-shooting issues effectively and by driving operating activities to maximize machine efficiencies and output. You will coordinate changeovers and perform preventative and routine maintenance programs.

Key aspects:
As Automation Engineer your key responsibilities will be:

• Delivering a high quality maintenance service to production
• Responding immediately to machinery breakdowns
• Carry out tool changes in line with production schedules
• Ensure that maintenance works efficiently, effectively, safely and in line with the maintenance strategy
• On a day to day basis, be responsible for the executing, monitoring and recording of maintenance breakdowns and breakdown follow ups
• Responsible for carrying out planned work.
• Ongoing improvements to machinery performance
• Updating safety systems replacing faulty parts
• Develop robot programs for new products and improve existing programs
• Create develop and modify PLC programs
• Sourcing and ordering spare and replacement machine parts both mechanical and electrical

Interested applicants should have:

• Electro-mechanical maintenance fitting experience and/or qualifications
• Have experience in a similar role
• Troubleshooting experience,
• Experienced in fault finding and problem- solving
• PLC Programming, Omron, Siemens and Mitsubishi
• Ideally ABB and Kuka Robot programming experience
• Good knowledge of automated controls and controls systems
• Familiarity with machine safety
• Pneumatic and hydraulic experience
• Able to work safely within a team
• Good communication skills


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