Automation Mechatronic Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Ireland
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

microTECH Global Ltd

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05 September 2023

Job Title: Automation Mechatronic Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick, Ireland

Our client are a globally known semiconductor company.

Automation/ Mechatronic Engineer required to support and extend our existing automation architecture within a rapidly expanding manufacturing environment. You will need to be quality focused, imaginative, capable of working on your own initiative and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Expand the existing automation environment to integrate with our automated material handling systems, introduce robotic control and RFID tracking into the manufacturing environment
Build smart systems by utilizing your mechanical, electronic and computer engineering skills.
Design and develop computer control systems for manufacturing.
Develop programming logic for manufacturing equipment
Study the viability and performance benefits of new mechatronic equipment
Present reports at internal technical meetings
Work with equipment vendors to improve our automation capabilities
Communicate technical concepts to co-workers, customers, and management clearly and concisely.
Collaborate with our automation partner to oversee the lifecycle of automation projects from inception to completion. This includes requirements analysis, specification, architecture, design, implementation, and testing.
Preparing & maintaining technical documentation
Working closely with Mechanical Design, Commissioning and Electrical Engineers.
Involvement in the full cycle of the machine control system specification and programming

BSc in Mechatronics, Electronics, mechanical engineering or similar
Advanced Level PLC Programming is desirable.
At least 3/4 years’ experience with Automation and IT systems.
Working knowledge of Industrial Networks architectures (Ethernet IP, Control Net & Profibus)

Key Requirements:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong mathematical skills
Strong analytical skills
Proficiency in computers and electronics
Knowledge of production processing
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology
Working knowledge of a programming language (C#, Java, Python etc.)
Working knowledge of PLC programming
Ability to communicate clearly with end customers and project manager
Ability to be creative and find alternative solutions when required
Ability to create user guides and detailed documentation
Quality focused with a high attention to detail.
Exhibit a continuous improvement mindset.
Project Management skills
Knowledge of SQL would be desirable but not essential

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