Controls Technician

Posted 4 weeks ago

About us

Atlantach Technical Services is an Engineering solutions company specialising in the project management, construction and commissioning market in Ireland and the USA. We are a trusted partner to leading blue chip companies across many sectors with project work spanning semiconductor, automotive, MedTech and Data Centre – just some of the focus areas we work in.

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We have a dedicated team of highly skilled technicians and engineers with a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivering results for our ever-growing client base.

Currently, we are looking for like-minded professionals to join our team and are hiring a Controls / Automation Technician to support a very high-profile medical device client in Co. Galway.  

This role is a Night Shift position working Wednesday night to Friday night (6:30pm to 6:30am), and 1 Saturday night a month.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all Quality requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy of data input to Maintenance systems
  • Ensure all executed maintenance activities are recorded on maintenance system.
  • Minimise downtime on Equipment, through fast response, effective root cause analysis and good problem-solving techniques.
  • Liaise with Area Supervisor / Senior Equipment Maintenance Engineer to understand equipment down priorities.
  • Issue Incident Reports on these issues as appropriate.
  • Ensure any follow-up activities associated with the issue are documented and closed out effectively.
  • Effective analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems. 
  • Identify, quantify, implement and present on equipment continuous improvement projects.
  • Generate / Edit Maintenance procedures / knowledge sharing documents to reflect work practice.
  • Assists with the assessment of equipment spares requirements.
  • Co-ordinate and communicate high impacting equipment / safety issues.


  • Level 6 or greater in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Mechatronics Engineering and / or Senior Trades (minimum HETAC Level 6 qualification).
  • 3 + years’ experience in a modern manufacturing environment with previous experience in some of the following: pneumatics; PLC’s; instrumentation; hydraulics; Vision systems, PC Hardware etc.
  • Excellent manufacturing equipment electrical troubleshooting experience
  • Strong PLC troubleshooting experience (Allen Bradley, going online, stepping through code, etc)
  • Strong automation troubleshooting experience (motion control, vision systems, robotics, mechanical, etc).
  • PC troubleshooting experience: Hardware & Software, diagnosing PC hardware issues (motherboard, RAM, Hard-Drive), Hard-Drive imaging and replacement, optimising PC performance
  • Experience with PC virtualisation would be a distinct advantage
  • A good knowledge of electronics and software-controlled systems.
  • Strong structured / logical problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication / presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on own with minimum supervision.
  • Experience in identifying and leading continuous improvement projects.
  • Flexibility on shifts.

Atlantach Technical Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Features

Job CategoryAutomation / Controls

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