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Senior Automation Engineer

  • Harmac Medical Products
  • Roscommon

To apply for this job please visit www.harmac.com.

Job Summary
Reporting to a Business Unit Engineering Manager, this person will design process improvement
and lead-in house automation projects.
Job Duties

  • Provide technical guidance from concept through design, development, system delivery,
    commissioning and validation.
  • Liaise with Engineering team in order to identify opportunities to improve automation
    systems.
  • Develop automation procedures to support and maintain process lines.
  • Implement and support automation systems for manufacturing and packaging.
  • Assist in setting up new machines and transferring equipment at different plants.
  • Provide automated solutions on budget & on time.
  • Keep abreast of latest developments in industrial automation technology and introduce
    them to plant wide operations to achieve cost savings and improve productivity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Impact
Provide automated solutions on budget and on time.

Independent Judgment
Oversight and control of assigned projects.
Determine best in class frameworks, systems and processes.

Problem Solving

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial
    reports, and legal documents, including customer specifications, blue prints, and
    technical procedures.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in
    situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, diagram, or schedule form.
    Communication
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from external customers, internal
    customers and management.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management and customer/client groups.
  • Experience dealing with customers and suppliers in a previous employment.
  • Must be capable of coaching and mentoring others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to accurately
    document work performed.

Skills/Technical Skills

  • Have good data analysis capabilities and be familiar with statistical software (ideally
    Minitab).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of 6 sigma methodology and structured systematic route cause
    problem solving.
  • Knowledge of computer systems; integrated manufacturing systems; word processing
    and spread sheets, Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, VB.

Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of motor drivers.
  • Knowledge of medical device manufacturer and supplies knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements of machine building.
  • Proficiency in hardware and software designs and troubleshooting.
  • World-class manufacturing knowledge preferred.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand;
walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or
hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Education
Degree/Diploma in Mechatronics /Electrical Engineering.
Experience
Minimum 5 – 8 years relevant experience.

PLC Programming experience/ability.

To apply for this job please visit www.harmac.com.