(Intermediate) Control Systems Engineer

Intermediate Control Systems  Engineer   Reference: TPS015  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 12/08/2019
INDUSTRY Pharma/Bio      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Engineering company offering controls, and validation solutions to manufacturing facilities across Ireland & Europe. Innovative approach to Automation, Involving in implementing Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory technologies. A rapidly growing, exciting, and fast-moving sector.

 

Role summary: As a Control Systems Engineer, your role will be the development, commissioning and support of automation and control systems. You will be responsible for automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance.

 

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

  • Software development of bespoke manufacturing systems.
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of the client’s automation systems (distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers, SCADA systems).
  • Ability to interact with the customers on technical requirements.
  • Ability to assess existing technologies and process.
  • Ability to design robust solutions.
  • Investigate and provide technical advice and support to manufacturing and other engineering disciplines on automation related issues.
  • Operate according to SOP’s developed for site engineering and maintenance.
  • Partner with different disciplines to deliver automation projects in accordance with GAMP guidelines.
  • Generate documentation and SOP’s associated with each of the Automation systems as required.

Proven experience with one or more of the following technologies will be an advantage:

  • Allen Bradley (Logix 5000)
  • Siemens (Step7)
  • Delta V DCS
  • MES
  • .Net, C#, Java, SQL (MS entity framework), Web Services (WCF), Azure DevOps:

 

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Senior Controls Engineer

Senior Controls Engineer   Reference:  TPS120
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 08/08/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical

BioTech

     
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Engineering company offering controls, and validation solutions to manufacturing facilities across Ireland & Europe. Innovative approach to Automation, Involving in implementing Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory technologies. A rapidly growing, exciting, and fast-moving sector.

 

Role Summary: As a Senior Control Systems Engineer you will operate as an active member of the Engineering team and will have a responsibility to mentor more junior resources in the group based on your years of experience.

 

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

  • You will have an elevated position of authority as a Senior Engineer and will be required to give direction, inspiration and technical knowledge to fellow and junior resources.
  • Your role will involve the development, commissioning and support of automation, control systems and custom developed software programs.
  • You will be responsible for automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance.
  • You must possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant and competent manner
  • You will be required to self-manage agreed project goals and interact with the customer to achieve these goals
  • You should be at a sufficient level of expertise to take front line interactions with the customer for assigned project work and possess the ability to report to management on progress and any road blocks that present themselves over the course of your duties
  • You will also be required to manage the delivery of project development work and goals assigned to junior and fellow engineers if requested
  • You will require strong software development skills across multiple platforms to accommodate the vendor neutrality that currently exists. Over the course of the role you will be expected to specialise in a core group of platforms to be agreed with management and to become a system expert in those platforms for the overall group
  • You will be responsible for always representing the company in a positive light with potential and current customers and where possible interacting with the customer and management to potentially acquire and procure new work and new opportunities.
  • You will have demonstrated the ability to become a code designer in at least one software platform, i.e. Allen Bradley PLC, SQL
  • You must have proven experience in PLC logic and programming with one or more of the following PLC’s, programming languages or SCADA systems:

 

  • Allen Bradley (Logix 5000)
  • Siemens (Step7)
  • Elau
  • Bosch
  • Omron
  • Modicon
  • GE Fanuc
  • B&R
  • Mitsubishi
  • VB
  • SQL
  • Wonderware InTouch
  • RS View
  • Siemens
  • Labview
  • GE Cimplicity

 

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Foxboro IA DCS Engineer

DCS Engineer    Reference:  TPS116
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Cork, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 18/07/2019
INDUSTRY        
         
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.

 

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

  • 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

 

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.

 

Required 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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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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Delta V Engineer

Delta V Engineer    Reference:  TPS089
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Swords, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 11/04/2019
INDUSTRY        
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Development and Manufacturing organisation actively operating a pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing facility.

 

Role: Senior Automation Engineer ( Delta V DCS) required to join department to aid in designing and implementation of automation programs for large-scale biologics manufacturing facility in Dublin North.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Senior Automation Engineer will join the automation site sustaining team
  • Work on DeltaV software and hardware.
  • All software must be fully compliant with S88 standards.
  • Supporting of PLC systems and interfacing with the primary DCS system
  • Generate, Review and approve design and test documentation.
  • The Automation Engineers will also co-ordinate the development of the Automation software and hardware to ensure alignment with the suite requirements
  • Works closely together with the other Automation Engineers to ensure deliverables are ready in time for the different milestones and projects.
  • Knowledge of Siemens and/ or Rockwell automation platforms.
  • Experience with automation system implementation and validation.
  • Experience in some the following: Automation applications from Delta V, Siemens S7, Rockwell and/or Wonderware, PLC Controls, Siemens and/or Allen Bradley, WinCC, PCS7.

 

Education & Experience Requirements

  • 2-3+ Years DeltaV design, configuration and testing a requirement
  • Allen Bradley, Siemens experience an advantage
  • Candidate should be a self-starter and take ownership of workload
  • Excellent communication Skills
  • She/he should work well in a team environment
  • Certified completion DeltaV DCS training

 

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Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer   Reference:  TPS088
SALARY €55,000 – €60,000   LOCATION Carrigtohill, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 11/04/2019
INDUSTRY Utilities      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: Private Industrial Automation Solutions provider, focused in delivering business Process Control Systems & MES Systems for Pharma, Food & Beverages & Manufacturing Customers in Ireland & the UK.

 

Role: Automation Engineer experienced in Siemens and/ or Allen Bradley automation platforms. The role is based in Cork. 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.

 

Job 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

CSV Engineer    Reference:  TPS085
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION County Cork, Carringtohill
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 08/04/2019
INDUSTRY Medical Device and Equipment manufacturer      
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Medical Devise and Equipment manufacturing company.

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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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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