Role Purpose:

  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join our client’s Technical team based in Co. Wexford.
  • The Automation Engineer will lead in the execution of Masterplan, efficiency / improvement projects for the plant, from initial scoping of innovations/concepts through to CAPEX project implementation and execution.
  • The position holder will execute and lead multiple ‘digital factory’ and automation project initiatives to transform the daily ways of working throughout the manufacturing facility.
  • The Automation Engineer will provide to the technical and operational teams a high level of automation, software and control knowledge and expertise, and apply skills to improve efficiency and performance within a high volume, highly automated FMCG environment.
  • The Automation Engineer will have a natural understanding of manufacturing processes, be quick learner and confident to take on new challenges.
  • This is a twenty-two-month fixed-term contract role.

 

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • End to end Digital/Automation project management; project conception, justification, through to completion.
  • Provide detailed project documentation including development and completion of specifications, tenders, URS, DQ, SFAT, IQ, OQ, PAT and SAT protocols.
  • Detailed knowledge and application knowhow in terms of automation and SCADA systems, programming languages and networking topologies.
  • Use of programming software for Siemens, Allen Bradey, B&R controls for PLC, MLC and touchscreen devices. Knowledge of Mitsubishi and Bachmann an advantage.
  • Knowledge in Profibus, Modbus, Ethernet, Device Net, ControlNet Networks, and use of industrial routers and VPN.
  • Prepare capital requests, ensuring that all purchasing activities are carried out in accordance with company purchasing policies and compliance.
  • Design quality and health, safety and environmental best practice into each project and ensure that all project work is completed in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
  • Review current production operations and ensure continual improvements considering gaps or obsolescence issues within the factory.
  • Provide design/approval of hardware, software, and controls for automated equipment.
  • Support maintenance with remote support from automation contractors or fault finding where needed.
  • Provides technical support with industry 4.0 projects where access or information of PLCs, networks, or machines onsite is required.
  • Project tracking and reporting to up line management in terms project delivery, specifically performance, time and cost
  • Supervision/management of vendors and contractors associated with automation project works.
  • Ensure compliance with safety for projects delivery, in particular, machinery compliance with the EU machinery directive.
  • Support vertical ramp-up of projects and project handover to plant operations team, including providing training to colleagues.

 

Education & Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in related discipline such as Engineering / Automation.
  • Relevant experience in a high volume, fast paced environment in FMCG, Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical.
  • Proven track record of on time, on budget, project scope delivery in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience integrating an MES system onto a manufacturing line an advantage.
  • Previous experience supporting maintenance teams in terms of trouble shooting and machine improvements.
  • Previous experience operating on Spray Drying processes or Utilities controls, also an advantage.

Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.


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Role Details:

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Location: Wexford
Type: Contract
Date: June, 2024
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Job Title: Automation Engineer
Location: Wexford
Type: Contract
Date: June, 2024
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Recruitment Specialist

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Role Purpose:

  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join our client’s Technical team based in Co. Wexford.
  • The Automation Engineer will lead in the execution of Masterplan, efficiency / improvement projects for the plant, from initial scoping of innovations/concepts through to CAPEX project implementation and execution.
  • The position holder will execute and lead multiple ‘digital factory’ and automation project initiatives to transform the daily ways of working throughout the manufacturing facility.
  • The Automation Engineer will provide to the technical and operational teams a high level of automation, software and control knowledge and expertise, and apply skills to improve efficiency and performance within a high volume, highly automated FMCG environment.
  • The Automation Engineer will have a natural understanding of manufacturing processes, be quick learner and confident to take on new challenges.
  • This is a twenty-two-month fixed-term contract role.

 

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • End to end Digital/Automation project management; project conception, justification, through to completion.
  • Provide detailed project documentation including development and completion of specifications, tenders, URS, DQ, SFAT, IQ, OQ, PAT and SAT protocols.
  • Detailed knowledge and application knowhow in terms of automation and SCADA systems, programming languages and networking topologies.
  • Use of programming software for Siemens, Allen Bradey, B&R controls for PLC, MLC and touchscreen devices. Knowledge of Mitsubishi and Bachmann an advantage.
  • Knowledge in Profibus, Modbus, Ethernet, Device Net, ControlNet Networks, and use of industrial routers and VPN.
  • Prepare capital requests, ensuring that all purchasing activities are carried out in accordance with company purchasing policies and compliance.
  • Design quality and health, safety and environmental best practice into each project and ensure that all project work is completed in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
  • Review current production operations and ensure continual improvements considering gaps or obsolescence issues within the factory.
  • Provide design/approval of hardware, software, and controls for automated equipment.
  • Support maintenance with remote support from automation contractors or fault finding where needed.
  • Provides technical support with industry 4.0 projects where access or information of PLCs, networks, or machines onsite is required.
  • Project tracking and reporting to up line management in terms project delivery, specifically performance, time and cost
  • Supervision/management of vendors and contractors associated with automation project works.
  • Ensure compliance with safety for projects delivery, in particular, machinery compliance with the EU machinery directive.
  • Support vertical ramp-up of projects and project handover to plant operations team, including providing training to colleagues.

 

Education & Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in related discipline such as Engineering / Automation.
  • Relevant experience in a high volume, fast paced environment in FMCG, Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical.
  • Proven track record of on time, on budget, project scope delivery in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience integrating an MES system onto a manufacturing line an advantage.
  • Previous experience supporting maintenance teams in terms of trouble shooting and machine improvements.
  • Previous experience operating on Spray Drying processes or Utilities controls, also an advantage.

Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.

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on +353 56 779 0100
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