Job Title

Automation Engineer


The Role

  • Automation Engineer
  • Longford
  • Onsite Role
  • Contractor or Permanent opportunity

Role Brief

Assists with the efficient operation of each manufacturing facility by procuring new automation and ensuring that all automation is operational. This includes assisting with the design, overseeing the installation, and completing the qualification of all new automation.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for purchasing and design of automation.
  • Responsible for supporting automation projects across multiple locations in Europe if required
  • Generate technical feasibility plans for assembly and decoration
  • Interface with customers on new projects and represent the company as technical lead for automation
  • Quote new automation work cells as required.
  • Qualify new automation vendors globally
  • Responsible for the generation of cost saving opportunities related to automation and the presentation of this to management on a regular basis.
  • Maintains and improves all existing automation machines.
  • Coordinates automation activities with outside suppliers.
  • Approves designs of new automation machines.
  • Manages construction time schedules to meet the production schedule needs on new automation machines.
  • Responsible for procurement of purchase orders for automation projects at suppliers.
  • Assists in production start-ups as related to automation machines
  • Assists with the troubleshooting of new and existing automation machines.
  • Participates with the European division’s continual improvement of automation machines.
  • Assists other divisions with various automation projects as needed.

Skills Brief

  • Degree in engineering or combination of education skills and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of machining, part design, CAD, Injection Molding and manufacturing operations.
  • Good communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Basic Computer and control systems knowledge required. Overall good mechanical and electrical aptitude.

Person Brief

This is an excellent opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field, helping to develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions. SL Controls offers a supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness, along with a competitive and rounded compensation package, which rewards high performers.

Opportunity Brief

This is an excellent opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field, helping to develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions. SL Controls offers a supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness, along with a competitive and rounded compensation package, which rewards high performers.

 

Company Brief

SL Controls are experts in the area of Equipment System Integration and System Support. We specialise in assisting our customers, including many of the world’s top multinational companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, achieve their Six Sigma and OEE targets.

Over the past 20 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Leinster and Florida USA.

We pride ourselves on our expertise in industrial IT integration and regulatory compliance in support of global end users, OEM’s and Technology providers.

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