Medical Devices JobsPrincipal Design Automation Engineer

  • 50777
  • Permanent
  • Galway, Westmeath

Collins McNicholas

Principal Design Automation Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Champions a common-sense approach to automation projects 
  • Leads a program to search for improvements through company principles and strategies for automation creating an improvements/automation roadmap which feeds into RGI’s capital assets budgeting.
  • Manages mission critical automation projects through their typical lifecycle for legacy products and new product development projects.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to RGI and vendor automation related stakeholders as appropriate and performs test, debugging and troubleshooting activities on mission critical automation systems.
  • Prepares design specifications, analysis and recommendations for presentation and approval.
  • May specify materials, equipment and supplies required for completion of projects and evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.
  • Procures and manages vendors involved on mission critical automation projects (contracts, performance, payments).
  • Ensures delivered automation systems adhere to applicable domestic and international standards as well as to company and manufacturing site’s EHS policies and SOP’s

Principal Design Automation Engineer requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, science, or closely related discipline.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in a medical device or related industry, with demonstrated track record of leading automation systems development.
  • Knowledgeable & experienced about mechanical, electrical/electronic design, programmable logic controls (PLC) – Allen Bradley, pneumatic systems, motor control, vision systems, and instrumentation.
  • Knowledgeable on project management of automation systems development lifecycle.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced on Design for Excellence (DFX) Principles and risk management methodologies such as PFMEA.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude (understanding and using machines and tools).
  • Solid Works and/or AutoCAD, MS Office, MS Project.
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal, visual, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security and Data Integrity.
  • Six Sigma/Lean certified preferred.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Tina Egan

09064 78104

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