Graduate Electronics Manufacturing Process Engineer, F.B. Aragorn Services Ltd

Ennis, Co. Clare
27/06/2017 09:30
Salary:  €25,000-€30,000 p.a.


Job Description

Aragorn Services is a leading supplier of electronics manufacturing services, providing a complete turnkey PCB (Printed Circuit Board) assembly solution for companies in Ireland and abroad. Aragorn currently specialises in small prototype to medium volume production. We cater for all electronics manufacturing steps including PCB manufacturer, PCB assembly, testing and shipping direct to end customer.

THE ROLE (FUSION Project) – 12 months

The overall focus of the project is to improve the PCB assembly process. This will improve efficiencies and quality consistency of production and also increase the overall capacity of production. A key feature to achieve these improvements (and therefore increase production capacity) will be the successful integration of recently acquired state of the art surface mount assembly equipment (Mechatronica MX-70 Pick and Place machine) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software which will facilitate the necessary improvements.

Reporting to the Company Supervisor, you will be employed by F.B. Aragorn Services Ltd to lead this InterTradeIreland FUSION project in partnership with the University of Ulster. As part of this role you will be required to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Management, from the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University, Belfast. This is fully funded by InterTradeIreland. The skills learned through the Diploma will enhance your personal, professional and managerial capabilities and will provide you with the necessary and valuable business skills to help you undertake your project role. The company will fully support you throughout this by factoring in the required time off to attend modules and workshops.

Job Objectives

• To carry out the tasks outlined in the project workplan and liaise with your Company and Academic Supervisors on an ongoing basis.
• To convene and service monthly technical meetings with the core project team (Graduate, Company Supervisor and Academic Supervisor)
• To report formally on a quarterly basis on progress with the workplan to a Project Management Group (PMG), this includes the assigned FUSION Consultant representing InterTradeIreland.
• To train staff so that the new technology is fully transferred and embedded in the company
• To work closely with the academic partner and travel to the academic institute as required.
• To undertake the Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Management, attending course modules and workshops.
• Any other duties which might fall within the general ambit of the post.

Skills Required


Essential Criteria
Candidates must possess
1. Min Degree in Manufacturing/Process Engineering or Electronic/Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline.
2. Legally permitted to work in the EU.

Desirable Criteria
1. Demonstrable team working skills with strong communication ability.
2. Working knowledge of manufacturing/production environment and processes.
3. Good knowledge and understanding of electronic components.

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