Author Archives: Shauna Ward

Administration and Purchasing Assistant

Maternity Replacement of 6-12 months. The role involves a combination of purchasing and general office duties. Role Procure materials/components from suppliers Processing purchase orders and invoices efficiently using the company ERP system Liaise with suppliers on pricing and delivery schedules Verify deliveries correctness, enter goods received information and invoices General office duties The Candidate MinimumContinue Reading

Senior Equipment Design Engineer – Galway City

You will be a leading member of a cross-functional team, responsible for design and build of automated equipment of significant complexity, to meet quality, budgetary and schedule requirements. Operating to highest quality standards for blue-chip multinational clients, key responsibilities include effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, mechanical design of equipment, project execution, equipment debugContinue Reading

Equipment Project Engineer- Sligo

Key Responsibilities: You will be part of a cross functional team of engineers with project management responsibilities for delivering projects, liaising closely with customers and understanding their requirements. Will ensure all project requirements are delivered on time and in budget to the highest quality standards. Communicate effectively with all the stakeholders, adhere to and continuouslyContinue Reading

Using Proof of Principle to develop a Bag Folding Machine

With the increasing need to automate difficult manufacturing processes to achieve efficiencies, the PoP (Proof of Principle) approach is becoming a smart stepping-stone for automation projects while also minimising risk. This is especially so with manufacturing processes for which there is not an obvious automation solution. A manually intensive operation of folding medical bags isContinue Reading

Microscopic Medical Ribbon Vision Inspection

Microscopic Medical Ribbon Vision Inspection

On a recent project for a major manufacturer of minimally invasive medical devices, Ward Automation was required to develop a technology capable of non-contact detection of a high precision medical ribbon. To deal with this challenge, our Engineers researched available technologies and selected an Ultra Narrow Field of view camera. The technology is now inContinue Reading

Medical Technology Ireland Expo & Conference 2017

Ward Automation are proud to exhibit at The International Medical Device Technology Exhibition in Galway 27-28th September 2017. See us on the second floor at stand 108! Medical Technology Ireland is a high-profile National and International event attracting global suppliers to the crème of the Irish Medical Device Industry. Taking centre stage at the world renowned Ballybrit RacecourseContinue Reading

Equipment Design Engineers – (Mechanical – all levels)

You will be responsible for mechanical design of machinery and tooling. Applicants should have at least 3 years design experience. Capability from concept design through to finished equipment validation required. We require proven design capability, strong experience in 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred), together with qualification to level 7 or 8 in Engineering, Tool Design orContinue Reading

Project Engineers/ Managers

You will be responsible for delivering medium to large custom equipment design and build projects of significant complexity. Requires competent customer-facing communication skills, technical leadership and broad knowledge of equipment engineering technologies.

Electrical Controls & Software Engineers

Applicants should have at least 5 years experience in design and debug of electrical control systems for special purpose machinery. Strong experience in PLC, HMI, Factory Talk, servo and robotics programming required. Machine Vision & software validation experience desirable.