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

Job Type: Apprenticeship

KAON AUTOMATION 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.    


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.

Our Locations

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

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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