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Automation Technician - Dublin

Ref: 163 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Automation Technician           South Dublin                        €50-55k

Our client is a Global Medical company who is looking to hire an Automation Technician to join their team. The client is a leader in their sector and leaders in improving people lives.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinking team player with strong communication skills and an ability to work as part of a team but also on their own initiative.


  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of all control systems currently in use across the entire site including PLC’s, motion systems, vision systems, electrical & safety systems and networks
  • Work closely with engineers and cross functional teams in monitoring equipment performance using proven troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques
  • Perform DOE’s to attain optimal performance settings for equipment / process
  • Support the continuous improvement of all automated equipment using Lean / Six Sigma and Project Management techniques
  • Ensure all new equipment and tasks are risk assessed, support investigation and near miss resolution, and proactively drive actions to reduce safety risks
  • Support plant wide automation change control and manage software revision control systems in full compliance with business quality systems
  • Carry out other relevant tasks as required by the Senior Automation Engineer


  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role with Equipment Automation, Software or related experience
  • Proficient in Allen Bradley / Rockwell Automation PLC products with an ability to understand complex programming functions and write code from specification
  • A proven track record in solving automation problems to root cause using structured problem solving
  • Experience of High-Speed Vision systems (Cognex) and Control Networks & Communication Systems (ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet)
  • Good understanding of Motion Control Systems (Allen Bradley, Emerson, Linmot)
  • Experience of development, deployment & maintenance of SCADA / HMI systems (Allen Bradley, Schneider)


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