Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer    Reference:  TPS113
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 19/07/2019
INDUSTRY Materials Handling      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Source provider of automated material handling solutions that drive fulfilment productivity for retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers through a broad portfolio of automation equipment, software, service and support.

 

Role Summary: Control Systems Engineer to aid the team that designs, develops and integrates highly complex software functions. You will be an active member of a team to achieve the completion of goals. You will also generate innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with problems and opportunities.

 

Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • Act as technical interface with customers, establishing professional relationships to ensure that the project requirements are fully defined and agreed.
  • Ensure that required prerequisites (e.g. design inputs, tools, documentation, deliverables, schedule, and budget) are in place prior to commencing work.
  • Testing, verification, and validation of PLC Software
  • Test and Certification of PLC Software
  • PLC Software architecture and coding and Software development.
  • Ensure proper test plans (Internal, In-House, Site, Commissioning, and Acceptance) are crafted.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Similar qualification HNC, or HND
  • You will have working knowledge and experience with Siemens, Rockwell PLC’s
  • You will have understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Effective communicator with the ability to convey subtle or complex messages clearly, as appropriate for the topic and audience
  • Can quickly analyse, incorporate and apply new information and concepts
  • Ability to consistently make timely decisions even in the face of complexity, balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness.
  • Materials handling sector experience

 

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Automation Engineering Manager

 

Automation Manager    Reference:  TPS112
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Cork, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (10 – 12 months)   DATE POSTED 15/07/2019
INDUSTRY BioPharma      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Provider of complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industry. Key emphases includes the design of control and process control systems and the vertical integration of these systems in the overall corporate process. End client – BioPharma manufacturer based in Cork.

 

Role Summary: The role would ideally suit an experienced controls engineer who has moved into the project management space and has a number of years’ experience in a highly regulated Pharma environment. Project is to upgrade a number of obsolete control systems on site.

 

Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • Engineering background and comfortable with the technical aspects of the project.
  • Previous experience with the upgrade of obsolete control systems.
  • Manage a cross functional diverse team to deliver against the project plan.
  • Manage the cost, schedule and resourcing elements of assigned projects.
  • Experienced in highly regulated pharma environments.
  • Create regular weekly and monthly reports.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate upwards and at peer level.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Communicate effectively with vendors.
  • Highly organised
  • Maintain the project plan and risk register.
  • Manage a diverse group of vendors.
  • Capable of co-ordinating multiple vendors to tight timelines.

 

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Delta V Engineer

Delta V Engineer    Reference:  TPS113
SALARY €55,000 +   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 08/07/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Provider of complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industry. Key emphases includes the design of control and process control systems and the vertical integration of these systems in the overall corporate process.

 

Role summary: Automation engineer/Senior Automation Engineer will be involved in the design, configuration, implementation, testing, commissioning and validation of Pharmaceuticals client projects as well as day-to-day support and maintenance of the client automation systems. The successful candidates would be required to have a minimum of 5+ years’ pharma/biotechnology and Emerson DeltaV DCS experience.

 

Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • Experience implementing Emerson DeltaV automation solutions for clients in the Pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology industries.
  • Full Delta V upgrade experience.
  • Good knowledge of GAMP lifecycle and quality management processes employed in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.
  • Experience with design, development and testing of DeltaV DCS
  • Preparation of functional specification and design specification documentation, and testing of automation systems
  • Configuration and programming experience – CMs, EMs, Unit Classes, Recipes, Controllers and Graphics
  • Knowledge of virtualization is added advantage
  • Experience in supporting client/sites for NC, CAPA, Root cause analysis and automation Change control management
  • Good analytical & problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Self-starter who can get the job done despite obstacles
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemical, Electrical or Bio-Process Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 3-8 years of progressive experience as an Automation Engineer, DCS Software Engineer or related occupation

 

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Validation Engineer

CSV / Serialisation / Aggregation    Reference:  TPS112
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Dublin
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) / Staff   DATE POSTED 05/07/2019
INDUSTRY pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: Engineering company delivering system integration in the area of industrial automation in Ireland. Office based in Grangecastle. Offers a full spectrum of related services including system development, upgrades, technical support, project management and validation consultancy.

 

Role Summary: Validation Engineer to have CSV knowledge and the ability to manage the validation of a packaging serialisation & aggregation project. The role is at equipment and systems interface level primarily dealing with validation of line level equipment and interfaces to corporate SAP level.

 

Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • Use knowledge of FDA cGMP and related regulations and guidelines and specific knowledge of validation methodologies and principles to perform validation on a variety of systems.
  • Co-ordination of site validation activities as per corporate Software Development Lifecycle and internal Quality Management systems.
  • Lead the project validation stream for the relevant projects.
  • Validation of line level UPI equipment.
  • Validation of SAP <-> MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) interface.
  • Validation of Serialisation and Aggregation Solution <-> SAP interface.
  • Validation of Downtime Management System (DMS) -> SAP interface.
  • Preparation, review, execution and approval of validation documents and associated deviations/NCRs for computerised systems.
  • Analysis of results of testing and determining acceptability of results against predetermined criteria.
  • Computer systems validation.
  • Ensure compliance with current industry regulations and guidelines relating to validation.
  • Advise and support project team on computer validation activities.

 

Qualification & Requirements

  • Third level Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ validation experience in the Pharma sector.
  • CSV experience is desirable.
  • Experience of QA in a FDA regulated environment also desirable.
  • Project planning experience a distinct advantage.
  • Past experience writing, reviewing and executing validation documentation (Validation Plan, IQ, OQ, PQ, RTM, summary report).
  • Good understanding of Production Applications (e.g. MES, LIMS) with focus on interfaces.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Experience with validating serialisation/aggregation solutions is an advantage.
  • Experience in risk assessments in relation to validation activities.
  • Technical writing experience.

 

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Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer    Reference:  TPS111
SALARY Up to €65,000   LOCATION Cork, Ireland
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 02/07/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Medical technology company, providing medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions.

Location: Carrigtohill

 

Role Summary: This position will be part of the Automation / IT Team and be responsible for the Design, Maintenance and management of all Automation systems onsite. The Automation Engineer reports to the Automation Manager. The candidate will have knowledge and proficiency in the use of statistical analysis tools, continuous improvement methodologies, problem solving and applied engineering relating to control systems.

 

Role Requirement: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • Process improvement work to ensure operational and engineering targets are achieved in relation to output, quality, cost, and yield.
  • Ownership of issues in the operation control system field.
  • All design reviews associated with equipment purchases.
  • Project Management of small to medium sized site specific projects through conception, approval, planning, execution, and validation in all parts of the plant including Production and Packaging, Utilities, and Warehouse.
  • Continuous improvement programs and all performance improvement projects.
  • Designing, executing, implementing and directing engineering or process projects which significantly contribute to attaining high system performance.
  • Set up of specifications and standard procedures to align with industry standards.
  • Risk assessments and mitigation projects relating to system performance.
  • The development and execution of FAT, SAT and IOQ protocols in Ireland and abroad.
  • Representing manufacturing on site based teams involved in implementing new technology, products or business processes to the site.
  • Reviewing and approval of changes to operating procedures and the change control process relating to the system.
  • Working in a collaborative manner within the Process Teams structure and contributes to investigations, NC and CAPA closure.

 

Qualification Requirements

  • Advanced Degree in Engineering or Life Sciences or equivalent knowledge or experience.
  • Significant experience in engineering in biotech/pharmaceutical industry supporting manufacturing (quality, process development, manufacturing, clinical manufacturing.
  • Significant experience in executing engineering projects.
  • Experience in cGMP maintenance, operations or engineering.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Very strong control system and automation skills.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to understand and perform code changes on Siemens PLC and Rockwell PCS.

 

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Foxboro IA Automation Engineer

Foxboro Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS110
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 11/06/2019
INDUSTRY Utilities, Logistical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client:  Provider of complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industry. Key emphases includes the design of control and process control systems and the vertical integration of these systems in the overall corporate process.  

 

Industries: Automotive, Chemical, Pharmaceutical / Biotech, Food & beverages, Consumer goods, Oil & gas / Energy, Primary industry. 

 

Position Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Design, specification, programming and testing of control systems, Preferably Foxboro IA, other system experience considered e.g. Delta V, Allen Bradley Plant PAX, Siemens PLC), SCADA, Wonderware) and HMI.
  • Specification, design, development, and testing of industrial SCADA, DCS and PLC based applications, including S88 Batch, to meet customer requirements.
    Responsible for industrial automation/control system integration and related support systems such as Data Historian, EBR’s, Alarm Management, PI, etc.
  • Actively participate among cross-functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and to required quality standards.
    Knowledge and familiarity the development and execution of C&Q documents as well as CSV deliverables such as; Planning, User/Functional Requirements, Design Specifications, Design Qualification (DQ), testing development and execution (Loop Checks, ULT, ILT, SLT) and Final Reporting.
  • Knowledge of ISA’s S88 standard, pharmaceutical and biotechnology equipment and processes desired.
    Configuration/ coding experience with Foxboro I/A HLBC

 

Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably Electrical, Automation, Instrumentation or Chemical.Work Experience: From six (6) years up to ten (10) years of industrial automation experience. Industrial controls experience in the life sciences industries is preferred.

Desired Soft Skills:

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to be applied programming and troubleshooting of process systems.

  • HLBC Coding experience on Foxboro IA
  • Deals well with uncertainty and pressure.
  • Works well with others, within a team and takes accountability.
  • Result driven and self-motivated.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and presentation).
  • Organised, with strong computer literacy such as MS Project, Excel, etc.
  • Valid European Union work permits.

 

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Delta V Batch (Contract)

Delta V Engineer    Reference:  TPS094
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Contract (6 month)   DATE POSTED 06/06/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client; Our client maintains their focus on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. You have an opportunity to invest yourself in this mission too. if you are a senior level DeltaV engineer with a solid understanding of batch recipes and MES systems then you could be the solution.

 

Job role

  • Suitability degree-qualified automation engineer with over 10 years of pharmaceutical manufacturing experience.
  • Must have 3-6 Years proven DeltaV experience, including Batch. S88 / Batch proficiency expert.
  • Expert understanding of all Project Lifecycle phases and tasks
  • Biotech industry conversant
  • Track record demonstrating an ability to lead a complete project
  • Good working and applied knowledge of MS-office suite applications.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, with strong computer literacy such as Excel, etc.
  • Must work well both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

Requirements

  • Lead / Execute the design, engineering, and commissioning of DeltaV control systems integration to MES.
  • Be part of an MES project team contributing to the completion of a biopharma project based on the MES to DeltaV platform integration.
  • Defines automation scope of work and develops all required specifications
  • Design document generation.
  • Ability to liaise directly with internal customers on design issues
  • Code development and modification.
  • Batch configuration.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Writes and/or execute test plans, as required.
  • Assists with Site Acceptance Tests (SAT)
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer    Reference: TPS093  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Dublin
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 04/06/2019
INDUSTRY Utilities      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client; Industry leading systems integrator for Automation Systems in the pharmaceutical, food & beverage, utilities, power and built environment markets.

 

Role; Automation Engineer with 3 to 5 years experience in Siemens and/ or Allen Bradley automation platforms. The role is based in Dublin. The company offer a very competitive salary along with exposure of working on some interesting projects across a range of industries including Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Power and Utilities and Transport Infrastructure.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering automated solutions.
  • Designing, coding and testing automation software solutions.
  • Working closely with the Process Design Engineers and other project team members to meet key software delivery requirements and milestones.
  • Design, develop and test software code in accordance with site coding standards and adherence to good engineering practice.
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs and Process Descriptions for various plants, processes, and/or equipment.
  • Design, program, implement, test and document process control applications.
  • Understanding and implementing the validation life cycle for automated systems.

 

Requirement

  • Degree qualified, experienced automation engineer with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Knowledge of Siemens and/ or Rockwell automation platforms.
  • Experience with automation system implementation and validation.
  • Experience in some the following: Automation applications from Siemens S7, Rockwell and/or Wonderware, PLC Controls, Siemens and/or Allen Bradley, WinCC, PCS7.
  • Experienced in all of the following project phases: Requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site commissioning.

 

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CSV Engineer

CSV Engineer    Reference: TPS092  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Ireland, Dublin
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 04/06/2019
INDUSTRY
 
DESCRIPTION
 

Client; Industry leading systems integrator for Automation Systems in the pharmaceutical, food & beverage, utilities, power and built environment markets.

 

Job role; CSV Engineer

 

Responsibilities

Development of Validation Plans, Installation Qualifications (IQs), Operational Qualifications (OQs) and Summary Reports.

  • Prepare, execute, document and report validation protocols in line with GMP’s and other regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Assure that all validation test procedures are in line with current technology, corporate and governmental regulations.
  • Ensure that the Validation Strategy meets the quality requirements of its customers and applicable regulations FDA, EU & International Standards
  • Review and Approve validation protocols and assessments from a quality system documentation perspective.
  • Liaise with Engineering / Automation and external vendors regarding equipment documentation, HDS, SDS, FDS, User Requirement Specifications (URS’s), and any other associated validation issues.
  • Participate and communicate as required in project activities.
  • Develop procedures to manage computerised systems where required
  • Develop and present project plans to project management senior staff

 

Requirement

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of cGMP’s and other worldwide regulatory requirements.
  • Problem solving ability and excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Understanding of the computer system validation lifecycle

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of IS / Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 industry standards.
  • The successful candidate will have a least 3 years experience validating IS Automation systems for manufacturing organisations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.

 

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Functional Software Developer

Functional Software Developer    Reference: TPS091   
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Holland, Zaandam
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 04/06/2019
INDUSTRY Process      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client; Established leader in Industrial Control Systems security, providing organisations with the services and solutions they need to transform the way they procure, build, integrate and manage their critical infrastructures. Major cybersecurity player within the Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Internationally.

End client; Manufacturer in the Food & Beverage industry, Packaging line.

 

Requirement

As a Software Developer you are part of our clients DevOps team. For this position you will be working in a team of six people. Right now, our client is specifically looking for someone who is good at designing and building software applications.

 

Environment

IT Software Engineer who has an affinity with Industry 4.0 / Machine Learning / open and private Cloud-base solutions. Together with your team you work on internal and external projects to improve industrial processes. Both design and implementation of turn key projects are in good hands with you.

 

Job role

C # .Net /Developer / Software Engineer.

  • Designing new applications.
  • Rewriting existing applications.
  • Participate in challenging projects.
  • Review code.
  • Communicate with the business. Commissioner of software projects / instrumentation projects or a combination of sort of equal projects.
  • Coordinating with the client in collaboration with the project manager.
  • Supervising the work of the installer.
  • Leading the phase of IDE testing and commissioning (also abroad) together with the engineer,
  • Willing to travel.

 

Requirement

  • HBO or TU background;
  • Knowledge of modern control systems such as PLC / SCADA or DCS, preferably gained in the industry or at an industrially oriented engineering firm.
  • Siemens automation knowledge

 

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