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Automation Technician – Manufacturing

at Bond Personnel (view profile)
Location South East, Ireland
Date Posted March 15, 2017
Category Technical and Engineering
Job Type Permanent (Full-time)
Salary Range Not Disclosed


Our client is a major multinational manufacturing company with multiple facilities in Ireland. We are currently recruiting an Automation Technician for their manufacturing plant in the South East. 


Job Profile

  • 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.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as need, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.


Candidate Profile

  • Diploma/Degree in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical / Automation Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar with 3 years’ experience or fully qualified trades with several years’ relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
  • Experience in high volume automation / robotics required.
  • Experience in a Healthcare medical device manufacturing environment highly desirable.
  • 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.
  • Experience in leading process improvement projects in medical device environment.
  • Experience in FAT, SAT, IOPQ of automated assembly lines.
  • 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.

€ Competitive salary plus shift allowance.