Vision Engineer - Contract

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary€30 - €37 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Leaders and Specialists, Life Sciences & Engineering Technologies
ContactMelissa Caramante

Job description

This global healthcare company is committed to improving the health and well being of people all over the world by developing, producing and providing innovative healthcare services and solutions in more than 110 countries. With more than 80,000 employees globally, and over $40 billion in revenue per annum, this business operates in multiple divisions including Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, primarily.

Their new manufacturing facility in Kilkenny reflects the demand for their global Diabetes Care products. The facility will be a centre for world-class engineering, quality, medical device manufacturing, and other science-based professionals to produce life-changing technologies, including the FreeStyle Libre 3, a system that automatically delivers real-time, up-to-the-minute glucose readings, with the smallest and thinnest wearable glucose sensor that provides unsurpassed 14-day accuracy and optional glucose alarms directly to smartphones. This enables people with diabetes to live the best and fullest lives they can.

Their manufacturing facility in Kilkenny, Ireland the site's Operation System Engineering function currently has an opportunity for a Vision Engineer to join their expanding team. As the Vision Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for vision hardware and software control systems employed in the production of our Diabetes sensors.

The Position

  • Provide input to designing the overall architecture of the computer vision system to meet specific requirements and objectives. This includes selecting appropriate hardware components and software tools.
  • Responsible for providing support for vision hardware and software control systems suitable for test rigs or production machines. This may involve software development using Cognex Insight platform and a range of languages such as C#, VB or C/C++ and communication to off camera systems such as Machine control PLC.
  • Communication and development of both internal departments such as Operations, Eng., QA, R&D, Technical functions, and external suppliers.
  • Developing algorithms and techniques for processing and analysing images and videos. This may involve tasks such as image emulation, image processing, metrology, feature extraction, data acquisition and pass/fail simulation, OCR, and object recognition.
  • Support site efforts in Implementing machine learning models for tasks like object detection, classification, and tracking.
  • Collaborate with site and divisional SME's to select the right hardware (e.g., cameras, lighting optics etc) for the application and ensures they are calibrated to ensure accurate measurements and image quality.

The Person

  • National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) Level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • 3+ years of related work experience.
  • Working experience of Manufacturing Machine Vision and a proven track record of having implemented the Cognex Insight camera hardware and spreadsheet platform, Cognex Vision Pro, or suitable equivalent to demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the subject.

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Melissa Caramante in HRM Search Partners on +353 87 6923026 for a confidential discussion.