Senior Automation Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway - Ireland

  • Job Reference: NET -173983
  • Date Posted: 24 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: 1.00 to €2.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway, Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


Primary Objectives of Position:

Working as part of the equipment group in conjunction with the new Technologies team, the A&E lead will be accountable for leading the equipment engineering effort on transfer and ramp projects, with multiple technologies platforms. Working within the core project team to drive an understanding of equipment, facilities and automation needs. Manage the design quote & equipment build and selection of relevant vendors, while working with the process development team to identify the equipment and automation requirements to meet the project objectives.

Major Accountabilities:

Management of project from design through to validation

Selection and management of project automation team to meet project deliverables.

Support the process development in the delivery of the project.

Identify & Liaise with key partners to support the equipment and automation needs.

Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled

Technical support to the on-boarding team.


Degree, with a minimum of 10 years experience in an automated manufacturing environment.

Ability to manage the design and manufacture of control systems up to CE marking standard.

Strong technical, hands on background and capabilities.

Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.

Experience in delivering highly complex equipment engineering projects

Demonstrated ability to solve problems with innovative and cost effective solutions.

Excellent working knowledge of equipment and process validation

Demonstrated experience in customer and external vendor management

Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.

Ability to lead and influence decisions on equipment and automation.

REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary/Benefits Package on offer and negotiable


Please forward CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please phone Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 and if outside Ireland 00353 87 9473404