Department: Machine Build & Debug

Electrical Build Technician

KAON Automation is seeking to recruit a qualified electrician to join our busy machine build team.

Job Description & Duties:

The  Electrical Build Technician is responsible for the build and debug of machines. The main aspects of the job includes:

  • Mechanical assembly and debugging of customised automated assembly machines.
  • Marking up any changes to mechanical & electrical drawings that change during the machine build phase.
  • Electrical field wiring aspect of machine building
  • Electrical wiring of machine control panels (qualifications permitting)
  • On-site installation of equipment
  • Meeting project delivery deadlines
  • Maintaining GMP standards
  • Complying with company safety policies
  • Managing materials related to the machine build

You will be responsible for signing off that the mechanical & electrical aspects of a machine are up to standard before any equipment is shipped. This roll in the company is critical to the success of a project and requires self-critical and detailed workmanship in order to be able to set the highest standards for the practices in the company.

The mechanical aspects of the job involve assembling components from detailed assembly drawings and then mechanical fault finding and problem solving. You will also be required to build pneumatic and electrical schematics required on the machine and detail any changes.  You will be involved in the mechanical and electrical debug after the machine is powered up.

Responsibilities:

  • Machine build
  • Innovate modifications & solutions.
  • Panel build and field wiring
  • Electrical / mechanical debug
  • Read / mark-up electrical drawings.
  • Debugging of machines: Electrical/ Mechanical
  • Managing the machine build materials during build
  • Restocking of components eg screws, profile accessories.
  • Quality / pre-delivery checks / testing
  • Minor milling, drilling
  • Tidy up tools
  • General tool maintenance

Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Electrician qualification
  • 3+ years relevant experience ideally working in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer literate
  • Good knowledge of health and safety
  • Willing to take ownership
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required

Apprenticeship Programme

KAON AUTOMATION is a Sligo based company specialising in offering our clients advanced automation solutions to their manufacturing requirements comprising of mechanical mechanisms, pneumatics, robotics, electrical control systems, vision systems and servo systems. Our customers are typically large multinational companies, and we provide solutions in Ireland, Europe, Asia and South America. We are currently seeking suitable recruits to enrol in full apprenticeship programs in the following trades:

  • MAMF – Mechanical Automation & Mechanical Fitting
  • Electrical

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must have achieved at least Grade D in five Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and preferably one technical subject.

Additional Skills/Preferences

Apprentice needs to maintain a high standard of workmanship, with a strong safety record.

The successful candidate should display a positive learning ethos.

Additional Information

These are entry level, on-the-job and classroom training-based programmes and is therefore ideally aimed towards recent school-leavers.    

Programme

A typical programme will include the following:

  • Receive guidance and support from experienced engineers and technicians who are experts in their fields.
  • Support the on-site qualified machine build technicians in daily routine and non-routine build and debug of highly automated equipment
  • Maintain a Solas training register
  • Adhere to all the on-site safety and quality rules
  • Work in different environments across the site, e.g., panel build, field wiring, machine debug, installations, etc
  • Attend block releases across a number of phases through the 4-year apprenticeship cycle, this may require travel to one of the Technical Institutions.

Machine Build Technician

Your primary role in KAON Automation is to be responsible for the Build and Debug of machines. The main aspects of the job include:

  • Mechanical assembly and debugging of customised automated assembly machines.
  • Marking up any changes to mechanical & electrical drawings that change during the machine build phase.
  • Electrical field wiring aspect of machine building
  • Electrical wiring of machine control panels (qualifications permitting)
  • On-site installation of equipment
  • Meeting project delivery deadlines
  • Maintaining GMP standards
  • Complying with company safety policies
  • Managing materials related to the machine build

You will be responsible for signing off that the mechanical & electrical aspects of a machine are up to standard before any equipment is shipped. This roll in the company is critical to the success of a project and requires self-critical and detailed workmanship in order to be able to set the highest standards for the practices in the company.

The mechanical aspects of the job involve assembling components from detailed assembly drawings and then mechanical fault finding and problem solving. You will also be required to build pneumatic and electrical schematics required on the machine and detail any changes.  You will be involved in the mechanical & electrical debug after the machine is powered up.

Responsibilities:

  • Machine build
  • Innovate modifications & solutions.
  • Field wiring.
  • Electrical / mechanical debug.
  • Read / mark-up electrical drawings.
  • Debugging of machines. Electrical/ Mechanical.
  • Managing the machine build materials that they are working on.
  • Restocking of mechanical components ie screws, profile accessories.
  • Maintain workshop
  • Machine manuals
  • Quality / pre-delivery checks.
  • Minor milling, drilling
  • Tidy up tools
  • General tool maintenance.

Our Locations

Sligo
Unit 10
Rathrippon Business Park
Collooney, Sligo
Ireland, F91 HPP9

Cork
Unit 20
Euro Business Park
Little Island, Cork
Ireland, T45 CF10

Get in Touch

Kaon Automation Limited
Registered Address: 10 Rathrippon Business Park, Collooney, Co Sligo, F91 HPP9, Ireland.
Registered in Ireland. CRO number: 428472. VAT / EORI number: IE9577549D.

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