About Us

The Team

Ralph Burke
Ralph has over thirty years experience in automation development and management. He has managed numerous projects in Ireland, Germany, the United States, Scotland, France, Austria, Finland, Mexico, Morocco, India and Uzbekistan. He leads a multi-disciplinary team of automation specialists.
Conor Cagney
IT Manager
Conor has over twenty-five years experience of Computer Information Technology. He has extensive applications development experience, specialising in technical programming. He founded and managed Sonnet Internet, an internet service provider, in London, and was IT Manager for SunGard Ireland.
John Mahony
Machine Shop Manager
John has over thirty years experience of Computer Numerical Control Machining. He runs a fully equipped Machine Shop featuring CNC Wire Erosion, CNC Milling, and Turning, Grinding and Sink Sparking Machines.
Paddy Quinlan
Project Engineer
Paddy holds an Engineering Degree from the Technical University Dublin. Through his undergraduate internship with Factory Automation Ltd, he has experience in the design and commissioning of Robotic Cells, and as a full-time Project Engineer, he has experience in the design and build of Electrical & Electronic Controllers, Mechanical Systems and Software Development.
Mike Edgar
Manufacturing Manager
Mike has many years experience of building and maintaining machinery to the highest international standards. He trained with the Royal Air Force as an Electro-Mechanical Technician. He set up one of Ireland’s first mobile phone resellers, and also has extensive experience of marketing.
Lorcan Page
Technology Manager
Lorcan is a highly experienced engineer with a track record of over four decades of exacting electromechanical design, assembly, customisation, installation and commissioning work in the broadcasting, sound engineering and computer software areas, in Ireland and Germany.


From time to time, we require talented automation specialists to fulfil specific roles.

Please send your CV to

Factory Automation Ltd.
St Kevin’s Square,
off Main Street,
Co. Wicklow,

A98 WT73

Or email to: info@fal.ie

Factory Automation Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.