Automation Electrician

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What you need to know:

Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a AUTOMATION ELECTRICIAN for our client based in Co. Waterford who are a successful manufacturing company.

This will be a shift position and you will report to the Lead Electrician and will have responsibility for maintaining all plant equipment on site.

This is a PERMANENT role.

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  • Responsible for conducting preventative and corrective maintenance on all operational equipment
  • Work closely with production and engineering team to minimise downtime
  • Responsible for fault finding while ensuring a long term solution to problems are implemented
  • Investigate, repair and maintain machine breakdowns
  • Ensure strict compliance with Environmental, health, safety and hygiene requirements at all times
  • Work towards KPI’s and targets
  • Hands on position with control systems and automation
  • Working with SCADA systems and AC/DC drives
  • Any other ad hoc duties


What do you need in order to be considered for the role?

  • National craft certificate or internationally recognised equivalent. Engineering Degree would be beneficial.
  • 5+ years working in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong experience with automation and control systems
  • Experience with Autocad, Eplan, Rockwell Software and Allen Bradley Hardware


What are we looking for?

  • Strong problem solving and fault finding skills
  • Team player who also has ability to work on your own initiative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills



Apply for this job now or get in touch with Roisin Ahern.

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