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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System Controls Engineer

System Controls Engineer   Reference: TPS080  
SALARY £60,000 +   LOCATION UK, Bracknell
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 04/03/2019
INDUSTRY Baggage 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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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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