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

Automation Engineer    Reference:  TPS119
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION UK, Derby
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 12/07/2017
INDUSTRY        
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: Experienced Process Engineering company, operating in the Brewing and Distilling industry.  Particularly active in the design, expansion and build of new Breweries in the UK, Americas and Africa.

 

Role Summary: Automation Engineer with 3 to 5 years experience in Siemens and/ or Allen Bradley automation platforms. The role is based in Derby. The company offer a very competitive salary along with exposure of working on some interesting projects across a range of industries.

 

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

  • Responsible for delivering automated solutions.
  • Designing, coding and testing automation software solutions.
  • Working closely with the Process Engineers and other project team members.
  • 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.
  • Experience in some the following: Automation applications from Siemens S7, Rockwell and/or Wonderware, PLC Controls, Siemens and/or Allen Bradley, WinCC, PCS7.

 

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Software Engineer

Software Engineer Industrial Automation    Reference:  TPS117
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Zaandam, Netherlands
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 30/07/2019
INDUSTRY Industrial      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Established leader in Industrial Control Systems security, providing organisations with the services and solutions they need to transform the way they procure, build, integrate and manage their critical infrastructures. Major cybersecurity player within the Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Internationally.

Industries: Automotive, Chemical, Pharmaceutical / Biotech, Food & beverages, Consumer goods, Oil & gas / Energy, Primary industry.

 

Role Summary: As a Software Engineer you will work in a team, designing and programming industrial automation systems.Together you will be responsible for the end results of the project which you will subsequently put into operation at the customer’s site. As a Software Engineer you will also have to coach the Junior Engineers during the duration of the projects.

 

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

  • HBO or TU background.
  • Between 3- and 5-years’ experience with modern control systems such as PLC / SCADA, DCS preferably gained in the industry or at an industrially oriented engineering office. Siemens engineering tools such as TIA Portal and PCS7 is an advantage
  • Experience with project-based work, taking personal responsibility, showing initiative and creative craftsmanship.
  • You have excellent language skills in Dutch and English spoken and written.

 

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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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Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer    Reference:  TPS113
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 19/07/2019
INDUSTRY Materials Handling      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Source provider of automated material handling solutions that drive fulfilment productivity for retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers through a broad portfolio of automation equipment, software, service and support.

 

Role Summary: Control Systems Engineer to aid the team that designs, develops and integrates highly complex software functions. You will be an active member of a team to achieve the completion of goals. You will also generate innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with problems and opportunities.

 

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

  • 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.
  • Testing, verification, and validation of PLC Software
  • Test and Certification of PLC Software
  • PLC Software architecture and coding and Software development.
  • Ensure proper test plans (Internal, In-House, Site, Commissioning, and Acceptance) are crafted.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Similar qualification HNC, or HND
  • You will have working knowledge and experience with Siemens, Rockwell PLC’s
  • 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
  • Can quickly analyse, incorporate and apply new information and concepts
  • Ability to consistently make timely decisions even in the face of complexity, balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness.
  • Materials handling sector experience

 

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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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Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer    Reference:  TPS090
SALARY £70,000   LOCATION Bracknell, UK
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 12/04/2019
INDUSTRY Materials Handling      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Source provider of automated material handling solutions that drive fulfilment productivity for retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers through a broad portfolio of automation equipment, software, service and support.

 

Role: Control Systems Engineer to aid the team that designs, develops and integrates highly complex software functions. You will be an active member of a team to achieve the completion of goals. You will also generate innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with problems and opportunities.

 

Job Requirement

  • 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.
  • Testing, verification, and validation of PLC Software
  • Test and Certification of PLC Software
  • PLC Software architecture and coding and Software development.
  • Ensure proper test plans (Internal, In-House, Site, Commissioning, and Acceptance) are crafted.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Similar qualification HNC, or HND
  • You will have working knowledge and experience with Siemens, Rockwell PLC’s
  • 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
  • Can quickly analyse, incorporate and apply new information and concepts
  • Ability to consistently make timely decisions even in the face of complexity, balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness.
  • Materials handling sector experience

 

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Delta V Engineer

Delta V Engineer    Reference:  TPS089
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Swords, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 11/04/2019
INDUSTRY        
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client: Development and Manufacturing organisation actively operating a pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing facility.

 

Role: Senior Automation Engineer ( Delta V DCS) required to join department to aid in designing and implementation of automation programs for large-scale biologics manufacturing facility in Dublin North.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Senior Automation Engineer will join the automation site sustaining team
  • Work on DeltaV software and hardware.
  • All software must be fully compliant with S88 standards.
  • Supporting of PLC systems and interfacing with the primary DCS system
  • Generate, Review and approve design and test documentation.
  • The Automation Engineers will also co-ordinate the development of the Automation software and hardware to ensure alignment with the suite requirements
  • Works closely together with the other Automation Engineers to ensure deliverables are ready in time for the different milestones and projects.
  • Knowledge of Siemens and/ or Rockwell automation platforms.
  • Experience with automation system implementation and validation.
  • Experience in some the following: Automation applications from Delta V, Siemens S7, Rockwell and/or Wonderware, PLC Controls, Siemens and/or Allen Bradley, WinCC, PCS7.

 

Education & Experience Requirements

  • 2-3+ Years DeltaV design, configuration and testing a requirement
  • Allen Bradley, Siemens experience an advantage
  • Candidate should be a self-starter and take ownership of workload
  • Excellent communication Skills
  • She/he should work well in a team environment
  • Certified completion DeltaV DCS training

 

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Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer   Reference:  TPS088
SALARY €55,000 – €60,000   LOCATION Carrigtohill, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 11/04/2019
INDUSTRY Utilities      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: Private Industrial Automation Solutions provider, focused in delivering business Process Control Systems & MES Systems for Pharma, Food & Beverages & Manufacturing Customers in Ireland & the UK.

 

Role: Automation Engineer experienced in Siemens and/ or Allen Bradley automation platforms. The role is based in Cork. The company offer a very competitive salary along with exposure of working on some interesting projects across a range of industries including Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Power and Utilities and Transport Infrastructure.

 

Job 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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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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