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Automation Technician

Req ID: J2270089

  • Location
    Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Category Manufacturing
  • Posted Tuesday, June 8, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND 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.
  • Flexible to travel to support new equipment buy-offs / training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Skills/Attributes

  • 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.

Job Specifications

  • The successful candidate will have Level 6, Level 7 or Level 8 HETAC qualification in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical / Automation Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar.
  • Qualified trades personnel with 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.
  • Available to work Back End Night Shift Wed, Thurs, Fri every second Sat



 

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