Automation Technician

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €35,000 - €50,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterWicklow
  • Sector: Advanced Manufacturing

We’re working with a leading precision-manufacturing company who work in the medical device, pharmaceutical, and food sectors on their recruitment of an Automation Technician. Our client believes in a good work life balance and provide numerous benefits, including a profit-sharing scheme and 26 days of annual leave.  In this role, you will be critical to maintaining the condition and performance of automation cells, robotics, and vision inspection systems.


  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing environment, with a focus on electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation aspects.
  • Practical experience working with robots and machine vision inspection systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including MS Office.
  • Experience in commissioning and optimizing new equipment.


  • Maintain the condition and performance of automation cells, robotics, and vision inspection systems.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic equipment to identify and repair faults promptly.
  • Conduct both preventive and reactive maintenance and maintain comprehensive documentation.
  • Optimize machine cycle times and lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in the development and commissioning of automated equipment.
  • Manage adequate spare parts stock levels.
  • Assist in the development of technical documentation.
  • Conduct machine changeovers in line with the production schedule.

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