Job Description

Automation Technician - County Waterford

Ref No: AM17806

County Waterford, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Automation Technician - County Waterford.

This role will entail working "back-end" day shift- Thursday, Friday, Saturday and every second Sunday (12 hour shifts from 8am to 8pm).

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.
· Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
· Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.

Interested applicants should have:
· Systematic & structured troubleshooting / problem solving skills.
· Ability to provide innovative solutions to complex technical problems.
· Adherence to change management procedures and cGMP requirements.
· Good written and oral communication skills.
· Ability to work well in a team environment.
· High level of safe working practices and awareness.
· Computer literate with MS Office skills

· Level 6, Level 7 or Level 8 HETAC 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.
· Understanding of Process Capability.
· Understanding of MSA or GR&R.


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