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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
  • 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.

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.
  • 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
  • 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.


  • 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.

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

PLC Programming experience/ability.

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