Machine Vision Engineer

Posted 3 days ago

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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, IT and communications – 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 Machine Vision Engineer to support a very high-profile medical device client in Co. Galway. Your

Job Purpose

Developing internal capabilities to assess, design and install automated inspection by means of Machine Vision & Image Processing technologies. This involves performing research initiatives as well as developing innovative production solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build collaborative relationships through strong teamwork across the organization. 
  • Supporting existing manufacturing equipment to investigate issues related to machine vision.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior engineers on vision system development and hardware selection.
  • Leads the technical design and development of projects which are primarily Machine Vision solutions. Provide technical leadership to designing the overall architecture of the computer vision system to meet specific requirements and objectives. This includes selecting appropriate hardware components and software tools.
  • Readily accepts ownership, accountability, and responsibility with a proven track record in delivering effective solutions from concept to implementation at pace.
  • Provide strong leadership and problem solving to enable equipment technology innovation.
  • Determines Project schedules and works with team and other departments across the plant to ensure adherence.
  • Complete project deliverables and monitor project schedule and scope changes to assure the project can meet delivery requirements.
  • Responsible for providing support for Vision Hardware and Software control systems for production machines. This may involve software development using Cognex In-sight, Vision Pro or Keyence XG platforms and a range of languages such as C#, VB or C/C++ and communication to off camera systems such as Machine control PLC or PC.
  • Developing algorithms and techniques for processing and analysing images and videos. This may involve tasks such as image emulation, image processing, metrology, feature extraction, data acquisition and pass / fail simulation, OCR, and object recognition.
  • Develops and enhances cross-functional team relationships and works cross-functionally to identify and resolve technical and organizational issues.
  • Support site efforts in Implementing machine learning models for tasks like object detection, classification, and tracking.
  • Support the design of the overall architecture of the computer vision system to meet specific requirements and objectives.
  • Selecting appropriate hardware components and software tools.
  • Write code and software to implement the vision algorithms, control hardware components, and interface with other systems and software in the application.
  • Manage the storage and retrieval of large volumes of image and video data, including data pre-processing and organization.
  • Identify and implement performance optimizations to ensure that the vision system meets speed and efficiency requirements.
  • Continuously collaborate with other engineers and stakeholders to integrate the vision systems with larger systems or platforms, such as robotic control systems or industrial automation systems.
  • Conduct rigorous testing, validation, and benchmarking to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the vision system’s output.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support to ensure the continued functionality and performance of the vision systems.
  • Stays up to date with the latest advancements in computer vision and related technologies to enhance the system’s capabilities.
  • Ensure the vision system adheres to relevant divisional and corporate procedures and policies, as well as industry standards and safety regulations, and ensures appropriate change control is followed for vision related updates.
  • Implement security measures to safeguard the system from unauthorized access or data breaches, particularly in applications involving sensitive data.
  • Ensure best machine vision practices are employed by the group so as to maximise equipment effectiveness.


  • You have authority to stop the job if you feel there is an unsafe work practice which could result in a risk of injury, have an environmental impact or risk to equipment and other personnel.
  • Carry out your duties to meet Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements at all times.


  • Level 8 NFQ qualification or equivalent, Engineering or Science, preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the design and development of end-to-end Machine Vision solutions.
  • Working experience of Machine Vision and a proven track record of having implemented image processing tools (e.g. Cognex VisionPro and Insight, MVTec, LabVIEW), essential.
  • Working understanding of Optics, Lighting Techniques and a proven track record of having designed and develop Machine Vision hardware solutions with industrial cameras, essential.
  • Proven Excellent Troubleshooting/Diagnostics skills.
  • Basic Statistical analysis and sampling knowledge.
  • Digital Image Processing techniques and dataflows applied to industrial machine vision.
  • Experience working in a regulated manufacturing environment, essential.

At Atlantach we offer a highly competitive benefits package, including: 

  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlements. 
  • Flexible hours and remote working options; role dependant. 
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Healthcare Insurance cover. 
  • Further education financial assistance. 
  • Access to a personal financial advisor. 
  • Bike to work scheme. 

Employee engagement and company-wide events. 

Atlantach Technical Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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