Project Lead Engineer

Lead Automation Engineer   Reference:  TPS118
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION UK
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 06/08/2019
INDUSTRY Materials Handling      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Specialist in complete solutions for the processing, packaging and distribution of food products. Products that can be processed or packaged in processing and packaging lines.

Products divided into several categories: – Packages – Processing equipment – Filling machines – Distribution equipment – Service products.

 

Role Summary: As an Automation Project Leader, you will have overall project responsibility for automation including system functionality, cost monitoring, project planning and coordination. You will be responsible for the performance of automation projects from order to customer take over. Will be responsible for the project planning, purchase of equipment, ensure all projects are delivered in a timely manner, in line with the project plan, the budget and cost constraints while following the project planned quality system.

As an active member of the automation team you will be contribute to the projects by doing hands on work – software coding, PLC programming, HW design, FAT testing. Build and maintain good customer relations and working proactively is a key element of your role.

 

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

  • Production lines are controlled by Siemens, Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs and from HMI solutions we typically use Wonderware.
  • Analytical, great organisational-, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability and eagerness to drive smaller projects and already gained experience with managing your own automation projects.
  • Hold at least a Bsc degree and you have work proficiency in English.

 

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Charlie Burgess 02081236574 Agents UK & Ireland  

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

 

Get in touch with us for full brief on this position.

 

Charlie Burgess Recruiter 02081236574 Agent UK & Ireland