Job Description

Automation Technician (electrical)

Ref No: AM17170

Waterford, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Competitive salary

Automation Technician (electrical) - County Waterford.

This position will work a shift that is "Back-End Days" i.e Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and every second Sunday (so 36 hours & 48 hours respectively).

In this role you will 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.
• Be flexible to travel to support new equipment buy-offs / training.
• Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.

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.

• The successful candidate should be a qualified electrician
• Should have at least 3 years' experience in high volume automation / robotics
• Experience in areas such as Pneumatics, Electronics, Hydraulics, Programmable Controllers, Servo Motor drives, Vision systems, Ultrasonic welding, workshop machining desirable.

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