Support Automation Engineer

Support Automation Engineer    Reference:   TPS079
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Shift based contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 19/02/2019
INDUSTRY BioPharma      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Engineering company focused on Process Automation delivery of Process Automation Solutions to Global Brands. Distilleries | Breweries | Blending Plants | Food Production | BioPharma.

End client; BioPharmacuticals corporation.

Requirements

  • Packaging technician / FLS automation resource
  • Shift based assignment
  • 5 + years’ experience supporting the automation aspects of Packaging Equipment.
  • Experience in Siemens PLC/ HMI, Elau, Systech and Packaging Equipment including knowledge of OSIsoft PI Data Historian
  • Excellent control systems automation background and proven ability to support several automated control systems, preferably with Packaging OEM equipment
  • Strong network architecture or engineering proficiencies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Network IDS/IPS.
  • Independent, self-motivated, organised, able to multi-task in demanding environments and skilled in communication and collaboration
  • Team player, prepared to work in and embrace a team-based culture that relies on collaboration for effective decision-making
  • Shift Rota – 7am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm (Mon to Fri)

 

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Senior Controls Engineer

Senior Controls Engineer    Reference:   TPS078
SALARY £60,000 +   LOCATION UK, Reading
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 14/02/2019
INDUSTRY Materials handling      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: leading provider of sophisticated automated material handling solutions for  retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers globally.

Responsibilities: Design, develop and integrate complex software functions within client’s established Automation department. You will be an active and integral member of a team to achieve the completion of set tasks. You will also generate innovative solutions in work situations to deal with problems and opportunities.

  • Testing, verification, and validation of PLC Software
  • Test and Certification of PLC Software
  • PLC Software architecture and coding
  • PLC Software development
  • 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.
  • Shares technical knowledge with project team, supervisor, own discipline and other engineering disciplines.
  • Attend all project related turnover meetings and functional design reviews.
  • Design efforts in line with program requirements and standards.
  • Ensures proper test plans (Internal, In-House, Site, Commissioning, and Acceptance) are crafted.
  • Review and consult on open issues; assists with any customer customer concern.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Similar qualification HNC, or HND.
  • Understanding various software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with Siemens, Rockwell PLC platforms.
  • Experience of working in the Automation industry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop efficient and high quality software.
  • 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.
  • Quickly analyse, incorporate and apply new information and concepts.
  • Experience in supervising, or working in a team of engineers
  • Materials handling sector experience

 

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Systems Engineer PLC / SCADA

Systems Engineer PLC / SCADA   Reference: TPS075  
SALARY £40,000   LOCATION Maidstone
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 04/02/2019
INDUSTRY Water Treatment / Distribution      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Supplier of Control Integration Services with 5 core focus area’s; Controls System Integration, Cyber Security for ICS, IOT, Functional Safety & 24/7 support.

End client; Water treatment/distribution, Food & Beverage and Manufacturing.

Positions PLC / SCADA Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Full lifecycle of delivering projects, from inception to completion.
  • Interface with customers and suppliers.
  • Produce design documents.
  • Compile PLC, HMI and SCADA software.
  • Write the test documents.
  • Perform testing with customers.
  • On-site commissioning.
  • Compile training manuals and run a customer training session

Requirements

  • Intermediate level of experience with SCADA platforms and HMIs (primarily Rockwell and Wonderware, others are also welcome) with an appetite to learn new technologies.
  • Intermediate level of experience with PLC platforms (primarily Rockwell, others are also welcome), with an appetite to learn new technologies.
  • Would be great but not essential to have a good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial networks (DeviceNet, Profibus, Ethernet)
  • 2+ years’ experience of writing software, and working with customers.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.
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PLC ATE Support Engineer

ATE / PLC Support Engineer   Reference: TPS074  
SALARY €35,000 – €50,000   LOCATION UK, Portsmouth
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 12/07/2017
INDUSTRY Manufacturing      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Engineering company focussed in Process Automation Solutions supporting manufacturing companies globally.

End client; Gas detection sensor manufacturing plant

Site responsibilities

  • To liaise with internal customers or external partners/vendors customers and provide technical expertise in the development of new production test equipment
  • Provide technical test equipment support to Engineers and production, whilst operating a continuous improvement philosophy to increase OEE year on year. through Root Cause Analysis and cause elimination
  • To ensure that all new or modified processes, equipment, and materials are introduced and used in accordance with UK Health and Safety regulations and Company Procedures.
  • Ensuring timely completion of HSE actions assigned to yourself
  • To identify and implement reliability and capability improvements to ATE’s across the site
  • Ensuring timely completion of Kaizen ideas
  • Generate machine specification/ procurement documents, Maintaining HSE/HOS standards in the Test technician area
  • Creating / Modifying Labview programmes for test systems, which utilise National Instruments data acquisition hardware.
  • Working with SQL databases to retrieve/maintain data

Requirement

  • A broad range of qualifications or experience may be acceptable, however, it is envisaged that a minimum of ONC in Electronic Engineering or equivalent Engineering discipline, or relevant equivalent training
  • Experience within a manufacturing/test engineering environment or similar discipline.
  • Working understanding of electrochemical gas sensor testing, along with the ability to apply statistical analysis tools to data
  • Proven experience in PLC or test system programming.
  • Proven working knowledge of automated test equipment is essential
  • MS SQL databases, Serial Communication, data acquisition systems preferably NI DAQmx
  • Practical experience with a hands-on and methodical approach to fault diagnosis/analysis with the ability to use diagnostic tools/equipment
  • Strong and concise communicator with the ability to work at all levels
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PCS7 Engineer

PCS7 Engineer   Reference: TPS073  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Holland, Amsterdam
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 25/01/2019
INDUSTRY Manufacturing      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Solution Provider for Process Optimization, Advice & Automation

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

Job title: Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Independently perform and implements controls-related project or manufacturing support tasks, which have a direct impact on company profitability.
  • Successfully execute multiple project or manufacturing support tasks in a cGMP environment; and understand regulatory and quality assurance requirements/impact.
  • A recognized authority in Siemens PCS7 automation platform (WinCC included).
  • Develop a general understanding of the plant processes and products to provide technical support to all manufacturing areas.
  • Understand electrical power and distribution systems, NEC codes, electrical installations, and electrical panel building.
  • Develop innovative design solutions to complex problems.
  • Develop a network of internal and external contacts appropriate to the job. When assigned, able to oversee (external) consultants.
  • Prepare and manages small to medium-sized Capital Projects.
  • Assist the department in developing policies, programs, SOPs, and Quality and Engineering standards to meet current industry, corporate Quality, and external regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains close contact with QA and Manufacturing groups to assure effective communication on process/facility problems and issues related to process controls.

Qualification Requirements

Education: BS Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. In lieu of an Engineering degree, technical experience in a pharmaceutical or regulated industry may be considered.

Experience: 5+ years in pharma or process related in a regulated environment.

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QA Specialist

QA Specialist   Reference: TPS072  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Cork, Ireland
JOB TYPE 12 – 18-month contract   DATE POSTED 24/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Engineering company providing automation solutions from 10+ location globally. It serves chemical, pharmaceutical/biotechnology, automotive, food and beverage, oil/gas, energy, water/wastewater, and other industries.  locations in Europe, North America, and Asia. As of August 31, 2014, Process Automation Solutions GmbH operates as a subsidiary of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.

End Client; Pharmaceuticals

Job Title: QA Specialist. Report: Manager QA

Department: QA (QA Manufacturing and Engineering Support Team)

Requirement:

  • Acts as the day-to-day QA project contact person for the Manufacturing and Engineering departments providing guidance / feedback on quality issues related to their respective area project activities.
  • Completes the review/ approval of Manufacturing and Engineering project documentation – in particular equipment/ process/ automation validation documentation.
  • Performs a wide variety of activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Actively contributes to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with Engineering, Manufacturing and
  • Quality department personnel in particular.
  • Supports the preparation for regulatory and customer GMP inspections of the site in addition to performing and co-ordinating internal audits.
  • May conduct or serve as a lead/coordinator of investigations and corrective and preventive action (CAPA) recommendations to ensure they are implemented and accurately documented in a timely manner.
  • Participates in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to ensure quality objectives are met.
  • Provides guidance and technical knowledge to more junior staff.
  • Participates in site cross-departmental teams as the GSIUC QA representative – Attending associated meetings ensuring QA is represented & its concerns/ issues communicated, aiding in the identification of potential improvements and participating in discussions on issues/ queries on the associated systems/process.
  • Assists with the maintenance of programs and processes to ensure high quality products and compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
  • Ensures compliance with all site safety-related procedures and practices.

Key skills

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of FDA/EMA regulations, guidance and current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Experience in the review/ approval of validation documentation essential.
    Demonstrates proficiency in MS Office applications (including Word, Excel and Power Point, Adobe, SharePoint) and ability to quickly learn new systems is required.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment, contributing to a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Demonstrates solid verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    Must be able to exercise judgment within generally well-defined and established procedures and practices to determine appropriate action(s).
    Demonstrates independent action and initiative in resolving issues.
    Demonstrates the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
    LEAN and Six Sigma philosophy are embedded in your day to day working.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience and a BSc.
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience and a MSC.
  • Prior experience in a cGMP related industry is desirable, within Biopharmaceutical or Pharmaceutical industry preferred.
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Automation Systems / Controls Engineer

Automation systems / Controls Engineer – Beckoff essential   Reference: TPS071  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Waterford, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (9 months)   DATE POSTED 22/01/2019
INDUSTRY Healthcare      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client:  Systems Integrator focused on delivering automation, information technology / MES, and safety solutions.

End client; Medical Device manufacturer

Summary:  Suitable Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.

Requirement

  • Provide PLC programming, Visions Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support.
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor/customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/positions

Skillset

  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable
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Graduate Automation Engineer

Graduate Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS070  
SALARY €25,000   LOCATION Cork, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 11/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Engineering company focused on Process Automation delivery of Process Automation Solutions to Global Brands. Distilleries | Breweries | Blending Plants | Food Production | BioPharma.

End client; Pharmaceuticals corporation.

Responsibilities

Automation and controls systems project management towards specification, design, start-up, and commissioning in a cGMP environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following whilst under the supervision/mentorship of Senior staff:

  • Manages projects related to design, commissioning, and performance improvement of automated equipment.
  • Provides design/approval of hardware, software, and controls for automated equipment.
  • Provides technical and automation operational support to Manufacturing and Facilities.
  • Implements software/hardware changes and upgrades, understands impact of actions to Manufacturing and Facilities.
  • Implements modification/change control procedures and protocols.
  • Supports Validation Department with initial design review, software testing, protocol execution and review.
  • Programs PLC and HMI application for automated process equipment, capable of troubleshooting and demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and controls.

Education and Experience:

Requires BS/BEng or higher in Science, Engineering, Instrumentation or Software Programming. May substitute relevant experience for education.

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SCADA Architect (WinCC OA)

SCADA Architect (WinCC OA)   Reference: TPS069  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION North region,  Germany
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 10/01/2019
INDUSTRY Oil&Gas
 
DESCRIPTION
Client: International Automation Company

End Client; Oil & Gas, Pipeline project

Job Title: WinCC OA Systems Engineer

Requirement

  • Development of complex / decentral WinCC OA (PVSS II) Systems
  • Development of SCADA concept from basic to detail design and its realization
  • Development of Frameworks, Libraries and project-specific WinCC OA design

Your profile

  • 5 years of project experience with WinCC OA (PVSS II)
  • Solid experience with the conception of large SCADA Systems
  • Experiences in the Oil & Gas industry would be ideal
  • Expert know-how for the following technical issues would be very beneficial
  • Distributed Server Architectures
  • Conception of large SCADA Systems o Disaster Recovery Systems
  • long range communication for SCADA Systems
  • Communication protocols like OPC DA/UA, IEC 60870-104, SNMP, Modbus, TCP/IP
  • Historical data acquisition with oracle databases
  • Experiences of working in teams (10)
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Automation & Controls Systems Engineer

Automation & Controls Systems Engineer   Reference: TPS068  
SALARY €55,000+   LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 09/01/2019
INDUSTRY Manufacturing      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Industry leader in the provision of automation and machine vision systems to highly regulated, high-volume manufacturing and packaging environments.

Job Title: Automation & Controls Systems Engineer

Involved with the delivery of Automation and Control Systems from the beginning (design) right the way through to the end (commissioning and validation) and all of the phases in between.

Responsibilities

  • Design, development, installation, commissioning, documentation, testing & validation of the automated control system and peripheral devices.
  • Work as part of a team, liaise with internal and external (Client) personnel.
  • Work with in-house client’s standard operating procedures.
  • Adhere to all company and regulatory work practices
  • Maintain and improve existing codebases and peer review code changes.
  • Document solutions by developing functional and software design specifications, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams
  • Investigate and use new technologies where relevant by continually updating technical knowledge and skills
  • The successful candidate will be involved in the design and delivery of a wide variety of automation control projects across multiple sectors and disciplines

Requirements

  • Relevant third level qualification(s) such as Bsc in Computer Science, BEng in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or BEng in Automation
  • Experience in implementing automation projects in Siemens Step7 or TIA Portal Step7 PLC Programming languages (LAD/SCL)
  • Experience in implementing SCADA or HMI projects in any of the market leading software packages (SIMATIC WinCC, FactoryTalk View, Wonderware or iFix)
  • Database experience, such as MS SQL Server.
  • Working knowledge of a CAD design package is advantageous.
  • You must be eligible to work in the EU (EU Citizen or existing work Visa)
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