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General Electric Automation Process Engineer in Cork, Ireland

Job Description Summary

Opportunity to join a world class team of high performing technical experts that will help set the standards and direction for our Global Supply Chain for advanced manufacturing technologies. Advanced Manufacturing Engineering is recognized as a key manufacturing technology leader across GE Healthcare. This particular role will drive the vision for automaton application and practices while providing regional leadership and planning for the introduction of automation for new product development and existing manufacturing as part of a global Automation COE. The AME Automation process engineer is responsible for developing new automation applications, deploying these applications and supporting our manufacturing engineering teams within GSC (Global Supply Chain) across the Europe region. This will be a great opportunity to work hands on with many process technologies.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • The scope of automation will cover both Fixed and Collaborative automation. Will work various sites across Europe to help identify high ROI applications, help do the design and prove out of the application and support the local team to deploy the automation into production.

  • Be a part of our New Product Introduction process (NPI’s) to influence designs to incorporate design for automation standards so low cost solutions are part of initial production release.

  • Support the effort to create standard automation Equipment/User Requirement Specifications to further drive component standardization, data standards for brilliant factories, and standard safety risk assessments.

  • Stay connected with industry and university trends, helping GEHC stay current with new automation innovations.

  • Create training materials, provide technical training on automation process technologies, and take part in training deployment strategies across the business.

  • Applying creative solutions and ideas, driving productivity and quality in the manufacturing of our products utilizing key automation technologies like collaborative robots, AI, AIV’s, and traditional automation techniques.

  • Leverage and project manage outside suppliers to deliver automation solutions to our various manufacturing plants.

The scope of Automation Processes includes: Collaborative Robots (Universal Robots, Omron, Fanuc, ABB, ect.), Fixed automation, advanced automated conveyors, Automated Guided Vehicles, integration of PLC’s, HMI’s, Motion, and supporting our Brilliant Factory initiatives by connecting the physical process to digital information.

Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of document control, design transfer, verification, validation, acceptance activity, DMR, DHR and electronic signature requirements to ensure that product, equipment, tools, processes, software, training and documentation meet requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical/Automation or Manufacturing Engineering or related technical degree

  • Significant experience in the design, build, programming, and deployment of automation.

  • Experience with auto CAD electrical or equivalent controls design software.

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting, analytical and planning skills.

  • Domain expertise in the automation and controls technologies field.

  • Ability to work independently across our diverse business and manufacturing lines.

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to identify and implement Best Practices.

  • Demonstrated program or project management skills of internal/external integrators.

  • Demonstrated experience owning production processes / growing capability in yield, quality, and capacity.

  • Knowledge and ability to write / perform FMEA’s, Equipment Risk Assessments, ERS’s (Equipment Requirements Specifications), Validation Plans.

  • Willing to travel domestic and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Desirable Skills

  • Masters/PHD (or equivalent) in technical concentration/field.

  • Substantial industrial experience in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.

  • Six-sigma DMAIC & DFSS certified.

  • Experiences in Process Intensive manufacturing.

  • Solid working knowledge of GEHC QMS procedures for GMP.

  • Experienced developing tools and templates.

  • Experience working with global teams.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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