Job Description

Automation Technician - Galway

Ref No: AM18136

County Galway, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Automation Technician - Galway

Our client seeks an Automation Technician who should have strong electrical and mechanical skills.
You 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.
You will also be responsible for maintaining and/or repairing manufacturing equipment.

Job Description: 
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 set up and functional checks.
Perform preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records to ensure high levels of uptime.
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.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
The successful candidate will preferably have an automation background with at least 2 years’ experience with electrical and mechanical instrumentation.
A Level 6 qualification or equivalent trades in electrical engineering, mechanical, controls and automation, electronics or mechatronics.
Experience in electrical panel wiring is desirable.
Experience in interpreting technical drawings is essential.
Experience in mechanical / high volume automation / robotics desirable.
Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Programmable controllers, Vision Systems and workshop machining desirable.
Strong mechanical problem solving skills essential.


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