Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS083
SALARY €70,000+   LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 18/03/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical

Medical Devise

     
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: Pharmaceutical corporation operating a BioPharma facility in Dublin.

 

Requirement

Senior Automation Engineer , internally known as a Specialist IS (Information Systems) Automation Engineer, to join the Automation Engineering team reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Information Systems.

As a senior member of the Automation Engineering team, the Specialist will support complex and challenging process automation initiatives that require understanding of analytical problem-solving techniques, project management, life-cycle management and Operational Excellence. Additionally, the Specialist is responsible for providing project leadership and daily operational support to the Automation Engineering team at the site.

 

Responsibilities

  • Leads and supports of capital projects
  • Facilitates the application of advanced automation engineering principles in the design, specification, construction, startup, and validation of process and GMP utilities equipment and systems for capital projects of significant scope and complexity.
  • Leads and supports technical root cause analysis, incident investigations, and troubleshooting on process control issues related to electrical, instrumentation and control systems
  • Leads and supports new product introductions or new technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing automation system configuration changes and supporting engineering runs
  • Devises new approaches to complex problems through adaptations and modifications of standard automation technical principles
  • Works closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, process engineering, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to manage a diverse portfolio of projects.
  • Provides technical support to commercial and clinical manufacturing as needed.
  • Develops and executes strategic initiatives for long-range planning and lifecycle upgrades of various Automation platforms with activities including managing a 5 year roadmap of systems, presenting high level scope and cost estimates to executives for annual capital funding plan, and project management of initiatives once approved for execution
  • Provides mentorship to Automation Engineering team in daily operations
  • Communicates proactively with multiple levels within the organization, highlighting issues and proposing solutions

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years experience in Process Automation Engineering in a manufacturing support environment with at least 3+ years experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries
  • 5+ years combined experience with the following product platforms: Rockwell systems and/or Emerson DeltaV DCS systems
  • 5+ years experience with building automation systems with preference to Siemens Apogee or Desigo platforms
  • Programming expertise with SCADA, PLC, HMI, and wed based applications
  • Familiarity with industry standards for batch control systems, software development life cycle methodologies, S88, 21 CFR Part 11, Validation, and GAMP
  • Strong control system automation background. Design, installation, programming and validation of automated processes
  • Experience with Mammalian Cell Culture, Protein Purification, Clean Utilities, CIP, SIP, Production Services and non-GMP Utilities preferred

 

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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer   Reference:  TPS082
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 05/03/2019
INDUSTRY BioPharma
 
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; Pharmaceuticals corporation.

 

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.

 

Qualifications;

 

• 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

CVS Engineer   Reference:  TPS081
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract DATE POSTED 04/03/2019
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; BioPharma corporation.

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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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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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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2x Software Engineers (Multi-location)

Software Engineer   Reference: TPS068  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION 1xDublin, 1xCork, 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; Software Engineer

The role of Software Engineer is all-encompassing, where you will be involved with the delivery of Machine Vision Systems and Bespoke Software Applications from the beginning (design) right the way through to the end (commissioning and validation) and all of the phases in between.

Reporting to the Software Architect, the Software Engineer requires a strong technical background and aptitude, and an ability to produce high-quality reliable code.

Responsibilities

  • Execute full software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Be responsible for the design, development, installation, commissioning, documentation, testing & validation of the machine vision systems and bespoke applications.
  • Work as part of a team, liaise with internal and external (Client) personnel.
  • 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 all aspects of the company’s industrial vision and bespoke solutions

Requirements

  • Relevant third level qualification(s) such as Bsc in Computer Science, BEng in Electronic Engineering.
  • Excellent knowledge of C# and the .Net Framework
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS would be an advantage but not a requirement
  • Database experience, such as MS SQL Server
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to work collaboratively with multiple disciplines including in house Engineering, Operations, Quality and Product Development, partners and contractors, as well as customer IT and Operations groups.
  • You must be eligible to work in the EU (EU Citizen or existing work Visa)
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