Automation Technician | Collins McNicholas

Automation Technician

  • Reference: GY45646EF
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Galway City
  • Category: Medical Devices

Role & Responsibilities:

To analyse process capability and develop/ implement effective controls around processes.

  • Complete electrical wiring of electrical/control systems on equipment in accordance with design schematics
  • Complete assembly of mechanical systems including pneumatics in accordance with design schematics
  • Complete machine setup and functional checks
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance, completing all associated paperwork and records to ensure high levels of up-time
  • Implement corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence
  • Complete assigned continuous improvement projects and train others as required
  • Flexibility to travel to support new equipment
  • Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution
  • Ability to work as part of a core team
  • Actively promote and participate in a cross-functional teamwork environment
  • Equipment adjustment and technical/process resource for production and/or process development staff.
  • Fully comply with all elements of GMI environment Health & Safety Management System.
  • Adhoc duties as required.


  • The successful candidate will preferably have at least 2 years experience in an  Automation background or in Maintenance in and Industrial Environment or similar technical discipline.
  • Level 6 qualification in electrical engineering, mechanical, controls and automation, electronics or mechatronics engineering
  • Experience in electrical panel wiring is desirable
  • Experience in interpreting technical drawings is essential
  • Experience in mechanical / high volume automation / robotics desirable
  • Qualified trades personnel with industrial experience will also be considered
  • Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment desirable
  • Experience in Pneumatics, Electronics, Programmable controllers, Vision Systems and Workshop machining desirable.
  • Strong mechanical problem solving skills essential.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edyta Fleming on 091706721 or email

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