Automation Engineer - Leitrim

Job description

Great opportunity for an Automation Engineer for a leading electronics company in Leitrim.  The Manufacturing Engineer role will be in the area of continuous process improvement, product and process problem solving in a highly automated environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in the area of process and equipment development i.e. equipment / process control and monitoring
  • Provide design support and programming for PLC’s, motion control, vision applications, robotic systems and PC controlled equipment
  • Provide technical expertise to manufacturing process and technology development activities
  • Monitor and evaluate safety practices and ensure compliance with legislation where relevant. (CE compliance of equipment)
  • Ensure completion of appropriate and relevant documentation within area(s) of responsibility
  • Co-ordinate the introduction and implementation of new technologies and equipment to the manufacturing operation

Key requirements:

  • Minimum five years’ experience with Equipment Automation, Software, or related experience with B.Eng in Mechanical, Manufacturing or related engineering discipline

  • Minimum of four years’ experience with Software or related experience

  • Specific Experience in Allen Bradley/Siemens/Omron/ PLC programming and integration

  • Experience with servo controllers (Bosch / FESTO / AB / IAI), vision system integration, motion applications & HMI products

  • Some experience with Robotics (DENSO / ABB / EPSON) is advantageous

  • Desired knowledge in the following: Object oriented programming, C#, VB.Net, VB 6, PLC, C++, Lab View programming

  • Experience in a regulated environment (ISO / TS)

  • SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, java and database design desirable

  • Effective leader ability with drive and enthusiasm

  • Proven communication, project management and analytical skills are important

  • 3D modelling experience (Solidworks, Autocad Inventor)

If you are interested in this Automation Engineer job, please send your resume to or call 091 455 300 for more information.

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