Automation Engineer - Co. Westmeath
County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland. Competitive salary. Automation Engineer - County Westmeath. In this capacity your primary role will be to provide support to production by trouble-shooting issues effectively and by driving operating activities to maximize machine efficiencies and output. You will coordinate changeovers and perform preventative and routine maintenance programs. Key aspects: As Automation Engineer your key responsibilities will be: • Delivering a high quality maintenance service to production. • Responding immediately to machinery breakdowns. • Carry out tool changes in line with production schedules. • Ensure that maintenance works efficiently, effectively, safely and in line with the maintenance strategy. • On a day to day basis, be responsible for the executing, monitoring and recording of maintenance breakdowns and breakdown follow ups. • Responsible for carrying out planned work. • Ongoing improvements to machinery performance. • Updating safety systems replacing faulty parts. • Develop robot programs for new products and improve existing programs. • Create develop and modify PLC programs. • Sourcing and ordering spare and replacement machine parts both mechanical and electrical. Interested applicants should have: • Electro-mechanical maintenance fitting experience and/or qualifications. • Have experience in a similar role. • Troubleshooting experience, • Experienced in fault finding and problem- solving. • PLC Programming, Omron, Siemens and Mitsubishi. • Ideally ABB and Kuka Robot programming experience. • Good knowledge of automated controls and controls systems. • Familiarity with machine safety. • Pneumatic and hydraulic experience. • Able to work safely within a team. • Good communication skills.
5 days ago