Job Description

Senior Automation Engineer - County Cork

Ref No: AM18285

County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Senior Automation Engineer - County Cork.

• To grow the company's automation capabilities to win new revenue through offering cost effective and competitive assembly options.
• Support Business Development team to win new business in product development space.
• Project manage when required new product development/introduction projects
• Manage the development of automation systems for new and existing products
• Work with customers and potential customers to promote the company in the area of automation for improved manufacturing
• Provide technical reports/proposals and simulations for production lines
• Work closely with Corporate Design team on product options
• Support customer visits.
• Provide customer support through direct involvement on Customer Focus Teams
• Ensure the smooth introduction of new products in a high volume production environment
• Ability to apply and implement concepts of Lean Manufacturing.
• Enhancing and showcasing the site's automation capabilities by keeping up to date on latest technologies and introducing these technologies where applicable.
• Lead new automation projects from development of URS, sourcing integration partners, development builds to full production
• Build relationships with other sites in relation to automation initiatives and best practices
• Work with all departments on improvement initiatives and supporting new business opportunities.
• Support Engineering Builds.
• Provide DFM on New Product Developments
• Support problem solving and issue resolution on existing lines in support of Manufacturing as and when required

Interested applicants should have:

• NFQ Level 8 Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Mechatronics or automation related discipline)
• At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar design/project management engineering role in manufacturing or equipment build environment
• Excellent equipment knowledge and process debug troubleshoot skills
• Experience in Design for Manufacturing
• Good communication and influencing skills
• Customer facing experience.


• Excellent equipment knowledge and process debug troubleshoot skills
• Good communication and influencing skills
• Good knowledge an advantage with regard to the following areas: PLC programming, Pneumatics, Robotics, Product assembly techniques, Label Applicators, Laser Marking, Tooling Design (pallets, robot grippers, nests etc..).
• 6-sigma green belt
• Lean practice implementation
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills
• Project Management qualification


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