Automation Engineer

Posted on: 26/09/2017
Ref: VAC-15894
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Galway
  • Industry: Automation/IT
  • Discipline: Automation Engineer
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 25 weeks+


Job Description

LSC are resourcing an Automation Engineer for a global healthcare solutions company in Galway..

The Automation Engineer responsibilities include :
o Provide technical expertise and leadership in the area of process and equipment development i.e. equipment / process control and monitoring.
o Provide design support and programming for PLC’s, motion control, vision applications, robotic systems and PC controlled equipment.
o 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).
o Establish the most effective, reliable and cost effective processing methods for manufacturing operations.
o Build and develop contacts with external technical representatives, vendors agents etc, in order to keep abreast of technological developments, new product introductions etc. in the controls / electrical field.

The Automation Engineer requires:
o Minimum 6-9 years of Equipment Automation, Software, or related experience with B.Eng in Mechanical, Manufacturing or related engineering desicipline; 4-7 years of Software or related experience with M.A. or M.S.
o Experience in Allen Bradley/Parker PLC programming and integration.
o Experience with servo controllers, vision system integration, motion applications & HMI products.
o Robotics experience would be an advantage.

Contact Ruth at LSC on 021 4777329 for full details on this role or apply directly through this advert.

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