Job Description

Automation Technician - County Waterford

Ref No: AM17569

County Waterford, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Automation Technician - County Waterford.

This position will be night-shift work on back-end nights.

Position Summary:

• Maintain automation equipment in line with health & safety, operational and quality work instructions, procedures and policies to ensure the production of quality product in a timely, safe, efficient and compliant manner.

Key Responsibilities:

• To maintain automation equipment in excellent condition ensuring consistent quality, output and yield.
• Follow systematic root cause problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
• Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records.
• Lead and implement process improvements to achieve more efficient operations, while adhering to change management and cGMP requirements.
• Assist with the commissioning of new equipment / projects.
• Order and maintain appropriate stock of spare parts.
• Cross-train technicians as required.
• Flexible to travel to support new equipment buy-offs / training.

Interested applicants should have:
• Experience of systematic & structured troubleshooting / problem solving skills.
• Ability to provide innovative solutions to complex technical problems.
• Good written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work well in a team environment.
• Level 6, Level 7 or Level 8 qualification in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical / Automation Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar.
• Qualified trades personnel with industrial experience will also be considered.
• Experience in high volume automation / robotics required.
• Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems, Ultrasonic welding, workshop machining desirable.


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