Automation Engineer

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An exciting opportunity is available for am Automation Engineer to join the engineering team at Randox based across several sites in Crumlin and Antrim. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative international company in a growing industry that can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities.

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday from 08.40 to 17.20.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop maintenance schedules to improve cost effective use of equipment. Identify improvement in equipment and processes that will increase the output/yield of systems.
  • Design, service and manage installation of PLC / Automation within regulations along with validation of existing / new equipment to relevant standards
  • Update, develop and maintain technical documentation e.g., Specifications, design drawing, design calculations, reports, procedures, and documents required by the quality management systems and maintenance manuals.
  • Provide expert PLC / Automation Assistance / Fault Diagnosis / problem solving as and when required.
  • Identify and design our repeat failures and develop, participate, and manage continuous improvement projects to improve performance and cost effectiveness.
  • Carry out risk assessments / method statements and ensure all work is carried out within H&S Regulations.
  • Lead and support tasks on High Speed automated equipment including start of the art filling, capping, labelling equipment, leading in design and technology.
  • Review and update PLC critical spares.
  • Training and mentoring of others as part of continuous improvement.

​​​​​​​The Candidate:

  • Engineering degree in HND with 5+ years manufacturing / Engineering experience.
  • PLC / Automation Design
  • Flexible
  • Experience with PLC / PC Control systems.
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply information from files, drawings, catalogue, reports, and manuals.
  • Ability to identify and design our repeat failures and develop, participate, and manage continuous improvement projects
  • Self-motivated.
  • Computer literate.


  • Experience of similar process machinery (Filling, Capping, Labelling and Printing)
  • Experience in a Cgmp environment.
  • Experience with equipment validation
  • HNC or higher in Engineering.
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