Systems Technician

Posted 10 June 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameOliver Hayes

Job description

What you need to know:

Our client, a reputable and globally renowned medical devices company based in Co. Westmeath is currently seeking a Systems Technician to join their maintenance team.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide technical support to production and manufacturing teams by carrying out strategic improvements to manufacturing systems to improve efficiency and productivity. This is an important role that is valued in the business and enables the business to consistently deliver critical medical devices to its clients.

As a Systems Technician, you will report directly to the Technician Supervisor and will work closely with colleagues in the Production, Manufacturing, and Engineering divisions to ensure manufacturing systems are performing to their optimum ability.

This is a permanent role with an excellent salary and package.

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Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to production and maintenance teams.
  • Implementing strategic and tactical enhancements to the systems, to provide a competitive advantage for manufacturing.
  • Providing innovative inputs to new production lines in the areas of control, data collection, motive power, robotics, and communications.
  • Following strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP.
  • Contributing to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.
  • Actively participating in team meetings and working on cross-functional teams.
  • Supporting Engineering projects and leading actions assigned to systems group.

What are we looking for?

  • Fully qualified Electrician or Certificate/Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or Mechatronics.
  • Essential experience required with PLC programmers, Motion Control, sensors, in-line vision systems (Cognex in particular), Barcode systems, Network topology, PC skills, PC application software, and Systematic troubleshooting/problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in high-volume automation or plant control. Experience in SCADA, Allen Bradley {Control Logix & PLC 5}, Siemens or similar PLC programming and control.
  • Working within a GMP environment
  • Experience in managing equipment and software validation, IQ, OQ, and PQ.
  • Experience with FDA regulations, 21CFR Part 11, Electronic records, electronic signatures, and Part 820, Quality system regulation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork skills.

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