Senior Systems Validation Engineer

Systems Validation Engineer   Reference:  TPS120
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Dublin (N/S), Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 12/08/2019
INDUSTRY        
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Leading Engineering company that provides Automation, Controls and Validation solutions to the Pharmaceutical/BioPharma/Medical Device manufacturing sector.

 

Role Summary: We currently require a Senior Systems Validation Lead/Engineer to join and take complete ownership to ensure conformance to quality systems, to liaise with various departments, and give guidance, review documentation and ensure the company validation policies & procedures are being adhered to.

 

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

  • Managing and co-ordinating the preparation, review and approval of the Validation Master Plans.
  • Managing and co-ordinating of all validation strategies and deliverables.
  • Development and maintenance of internal validation policies and procedures based on best international standards and practices.
  • Auditing of internal projects against internal validation policies and procedures.
  • Managing and co-ordinating the preparation, review and issuing of validation protocols and reports.
  • Managing and co-ordinating validation documentation including risk assessments, traceability matrices, and validation reports.
  • Managing and co-ordinating the review and approval of specifications associated with Equipment, Processes, Products and Computerised Systems.
  • Managing, co-ordinating and directing all validation and revalidation activities.
  • Reviewing, managing and approving change control forms for Validation/Compliance implications.
  • Managing and co-ordinating routine Internal Quality Audits of the facility to ensure compliance, be proactive in resolving issues which may arise
  • Updating existing quality documentation related to validation activities.
  • Identifying training requirements for project team members in support of validation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Technology or a related discipline.
  • Over 5 years’ experience as a Validation Engineer (mainly computer validation) in the Pharmaceutical or related Healthcare industry.
  • Experience of GxP Computerised Systems.
  • Industry knowledge of EU GMP (IMB/FDA), Annex 11 Computerised System Validation, ISO quality requirements.

 

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(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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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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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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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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