KAON Automation, the new name for ATS (Automation Technology Services).

Job Category: Graduate

Graduate Controls Engineer

The role will involve becoming a member of the Kaon Automation controls team, responsible for the design and implementation of all controls aspects on automated equipment.

Duties to include:

  • Primarily work in a supporting role to controls engineers
  • Develop or assist control program development for machine stations / areas as assigned by the control engineers.
  • Develop machine control programs (PLC/HMI/etc) for repeats, upgrades and smaller projects where the graduate engineer is assigned direct project responsibility.
  • Develop Eplan electrical drawings and interface with suppliers to get quotations where required.
  • Ensure accurate bills of materials are developed on all assigned projects and ensure orders are raised on the purchasing system in a timely fashion to support project schedules.
  • Communicate clearly with product builders to ensure machine builds take place accurately and efficiently.
  • Develop “as built” drawings ensuring that customer drawings reflect as built at all times.
  • Create customer documentation packages to meet EU standards (drawings, manuals, training documents, and CE certs, etc) as required to match customer URS requirements at machine handover.
  • Be available to build, debug or carry out factory acceptance tests on projects as required by Kaon Automation managers or mechanical engineers

Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Good communication skills are essential to and it is your responsibility to ensure all project stakeholders you are dealing with are up to date with work progress daily.
  • Ability to take responsibility to ensure all project stakeholders are up to date with work progress daily
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good time management skills, able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer

The role involves becoming a member of the Kaon Automation mechanical design team.

Key responsibilities:

Design

  • Develop part detail drawings and interface with suppliers to get quotations where required.
  • General assembly drawings
  • Ensure accurate bills of materials are developed on all assigned projects

Procurement

  • Brief supplier on requirements and get quotations that ensure quality, value and project timelines are achieved
  • ensure orders are raised on Sage in a timely fashion to support project schedules
  • Follow-up on order progress
  • Develop understanding of supplier techniques

Build

  • Develop Build Packs and brief build team
    • Communicate clearly with machine build technicians to ensure machine builds take place accurately and efficiently.
  • proactively addressing potential design or supply issues affecting projects by providing information and recommendations on a timely fashion to minimise project impacts.
    • Update drawings / Drafts
  • Develop “as built” drawings ensuring that customer drawings reflect as built at all times

Other

  • supporting role to assist lead engineers
  • Ensure standard operating procedures adhered to
    • Complete project checklists and required internal Kaon Automation documents to ensure that project phase exits are completed correctly.

Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Educated to degree level in a mechanical engineering
  • Good communication skills, ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to take responsibility to ensure all project stakeholders are up to date with work progress daily
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good time management skills, able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required

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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