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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Automation Technician ( 2 year contract) in Enniscorthy, Ireland

Job Description Summary

We are looking for a Prototype Automation Technician for our prestigious facility in Enniscorthy. This position is responsible for fabrication of prototype electromechanical devices using internal manufacturing processes and through external vendors. This position is also responsible for building and testing of electrical panels including PLC systems to facilitate prototype development and testing. This position also will be responsible for maintaining and managing 3D printing machines to include prints from the local team.

Job Description

Responsibilities include, however are not limited to:

  • Fabrication of prototype electromechanical devices using internal manufacturing processes and through external vendors

  • Manufacture and assembly of mechanical fixtures and setups to facilitate prototype development and testing

  • Creation of electrical and pneumatic drawings for new equipment systems

  • Building and testing of electrical panels including PLC systems to facilitate prototype development and testing

  • Maintaining and managing 3D printing machines to include prints from the local team

  • Test and troubleshoot pneumatic, low voltage electrical and electronic components.

  • Modify, configure, and verify electrical and automation systems

  • Perform troubleshooting activities on the PLC programs

  • Work closely with engineers to provide design for manufacture

  • Feedback on fixture and prototype designs and take prototype concepts to reality

  • Ensuring all electrical and automation applications and files are organised, backed up, maintained, and accessible to the local team.

  • Keeping electrical drawings and documentation updated

  • Meeting compliance with all company and local regulatory standards and requirements.

  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Manufacturing Engineering team

  • Takes actions on corrective actions in a timely manner.

  • Collaborates with engineering on functionality issues and procedure updates.

  • Communicate with engineering on equipment performance and functionality issues.

  • Monitor productivity by tracking equipment downtime issues.

  • Leads with the installation, debug and validation of process equipment.

  • Maintain a clean/tidy and safe work area.

  • Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor.

  • Is capable of leading a small team as a project leader.

Required Qualifications

  • Electrician certification or technical 3rd level certificate or diploma ideally Level 6 Electrical Advanced Craft Certificate

  • Ideally 1-2 years experience in a similar role. At a minimum have a good understanding of mechanical, electrical and other utility systems.

Primary Work Location

IRL Wexford - Enniscorthy

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