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Automation Technician

Manpower Ireland
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Automation Technician

What's on offer?

  • Strong remuneration and benefits package.
  • A family-like environment, personality is huge for our client & they are renowned for being both collaborative & supportive.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Trade Qualification or Third Level Qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Experience of hands-on maintenance and troubleshooting of oral solid dose manufacturing equipment and highspeed packaging equipment is desirable but not essential.
  • Pharma / Food experience desirable but not essential.
  • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading, and writing English is required.
  • Have a keen interest in technology.
  • Programming experience desirable.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In this role you will be a member of the Automation and IS team that provides day to day and project support within the automated production & packaging facility.
  • You will be responsible for and involved in troubleshooting, maintenance and continuous improvement of the Production Processes and Equipment and the site Utilities.
  • You will have ability to understand Automation Systems and assess / diagnose PLC / PC programs.
  • You will gain Experience of High Speed Vision systems (e.g Cognex, Keyence etc.. )
  • You will have experience with and Develop an in-depth knowledge of all control systems currently in use on site including PLC's: Siemens, Allen Bradley , motion systems, vision systems, electrical & safety systems and networks; While also helping develop a disaster recovery support program and system obsolescence program.
  • Operate as point of contact person for all automation related line down issues and projects.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams in monitoring equipment performance using proven troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques / methods to solve to root cause.
  • Support the continuous improvement initiatives on the site.
  • Ensure all new equipment and tasks are risk assessed, support investigation and near miss resolution, and proactively drive actions to reduce safety risks.
  • Support site validation activities - automation change control and draft IOPQ documents/test scripts.
  • Manage software revisions for control systems to maintain full compliance with business quality systems.
  • Carry out other relevant tasks as required by the Automation & IS Manager / Designated Engineer.

Call Louise on +353 1 6455216 or email


Company info
01 6455200
The Iconic Building
St Stephens Green
Dublin 2

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