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      

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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Charlie Burgess +442081236574 Agent UK & Ireland  

Grid Control Expert SP7

Grid Control Expert   Reference:  TPS084
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Holland
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 19/03/2019
INDUSTRY Power Industry

Client: Project Expert Grid Control Center



Introduction function: Project Expert Grid Control Centre: System administration and Hardware Support of international Grid Control projects in the phases statement of work, engineering, test and commissioning with the focus hardware and operating system administration. The project you will be working on can be in anywhere in the world with Client B. Before you will be working on the Grid control project with Client A will provide a four-week Siemens training in Austria.

  • Technical offers, project- and contract relevant customer and standard documentation
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Project (extension) specifications
  • System Design
  • Customer clarification and review meetings
  • Monitoring of the realization
  • complex troubleshooting
  • Customer and internal training

Experience and skills Level

  • 5 Years project experience
  • Spectrum Power Sp3, SP4, SP5 or SP7 Advanced
  • Grid Control Advanced
  • Firewall Advanced
  • Server- + LAN/WAN – Hardware Expert
  • ORACLE DBA Expert
  • IT Networks Advanced
  • Unix (Solaris, AIX, Linux) Expert
  • Windows Server 2016 ADMIN Expert
  • VMWARE Advanced


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Charlie Burgess Recruiter 02081236574 Agent UK, & Holland