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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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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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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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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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS063  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 03/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION Office based      

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;

 

• 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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1 x (EPLAN) Controls Engineer

1 x CONTROLS ENGINEER   Reference: TPS017  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 17/08/2017
INDUSTRY Process
 
DESCRIPTION
Responsibilities:As a Senior Engineer you have your own vision, you are firmly in your shoes, you are a real team player and have a coaching style of leadership. In addition, you are able to set priorities and anticipate unexpected situations within a hectic environment. My client provides a challenging work environment, giving you plenty of space and freedom to bring projects in various industries to a good end.

Tasks and responsibilities:

•    You are responsible for the technical and organisational coordination and management of the hardware engineering department.

•    You are the link between engineering and project management, provides structure and performs far-reaching standardisation, bringing the department to a higher level.

•    In consultation with the project managers, you make efficient planning, you distribute the projects and make the engineers responsible for the work delivered.

•    Your hardware talent will also assist you in the execution of your own projects, including the design of industrial controls.