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Automation Engineer

Dublin, IE
Full time

Experienced Automation Engineer required for a pharmaceutical company that is based in the South Dublin region to help manage their Front Line Support function, on an initial 12 month contract basis.

As a contract, the position offers excellent rates and the opportunity for a long-term placement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to GXP procedures on site in relation to all aspects of the position

  • Provide real-time front line support to the production group on their manufacturing/IS systems

  • Document and track resolution of issues and tasks

  • Aide the identification/implementation of system improvements and corrective actions

  • Aide the coaching of operators and maintenance technicians in the effective use of the control systems

  • Manage and execute change controls for continuous improvement projects

  • Execute and document preventative maintenance tasks performed on the automation systems


Job Requirements:

  • Third level Degree in Electrical, Electronic, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience working with automated control systems preferably in the Pharmaceutical industry

  • Excellent communication skills

  • PLC/SCADA/Batch experience with preference for following technologies: Rockwell FactoryTalk SE View & Batch, Siemens PLC/HMI, iFix, Wonderware, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus and OSIsoft PI Data Historian.

  • Knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards and 21 CFR Part 11