Specialist IS Analyst

Specialist IS Analyst    Reference:  TPS123
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Dublin
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 24/09/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client:  Systems integrator for Automation Systems in the pharmaceutical, Bio Pharma, food & beverage, utilities, power and built environment markets.

End client: Bio Pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Dublin.

 

Role Summary: Provide support for existing Quality and Laboratory information systems. 

 

Role Requirement:  The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively): Development of Validation Plans, Installation Qualifications (IQs), Operational Qualifications (OQs) and Summary Reports.

• Manage any required contracts with vendors or third parties and ensure all parties are aware of their responsibilities.
• Ensures that systems are robust, reliable and available to meet business demand.
• Ensures that systems are maintained in a compliant manner according to the IS quality system.
• Ensures systems have appropriate disaster recovery plans and processes including contingency plans.
• Proactively engage with Quality and Laboratory teams to encourage the use of technology to maximise efficiency, capacity and reliability or operations.
• Develop innovative approaches to solve business challenges with current or new technology.
• Plan and execute Quality & Laboratory information systems projects.
• Coach system users in the complaint and efficient use of their systems.
• Aligns with relevant corporate business and IS teams to ensure that IS strategy for Quality and Laboratory systems is aligned with end-clients goals and standards.

Candidates should demonstrate technical, project and interpersonal skills, including but not limited to the following: client interfacing and resolution of client concerns, project definition and business case development, proactive support and resolution of issues, technical guidance from concept to delivery, system delivery, commissioning and validation.

 

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CSV Engineer

CSV Engineer    Reference:   TPS121
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Grangecastle, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 23/09/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client; Industry leading systems integrator for Automation Systems in the pharmaceutical, food & beverage, utilities, power and built environment markets.

 

Role Summary; CSV Engineer

 

Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively): Development of Validation Plans, Installation Qualifications (IQs), Operational Qualifications (OQs) and Summary Reports.

• Prepare, execute, document and report validation protocols in line with GMP’s and other regulatory requirements and standards.
• Assure that all validation test procedures are in line with current technology, corporate and governmental regulations.
• Ensure that the Validation Strategy meets the quality requirements of its customers and applicable regulations FDA, EU & International Standards
• Review and Approve validation protocols and assessments from a quality system documentation perspective.
• Liaise with Engineering / Automation and external vendors regarding equipment documentation, HDS, SDS, FDS, User Requirement Specifications (URS’s), and any other associated validation issues.
• Participate and communicate as required in project activities.
• Develop procedures to manage computerised systems where required
• Develop and present project plans to project management senior staff

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science/Engineering degree or equivalent.
• Knowledge of cGMP’s and other worldwide regulatory requirements.
• Problem solving ability and excellent oral and written communications skills
• Understanding of the computer system validation lifecycle

Preferred Qualifications

• Candidates must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of IS / Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 industry standards.

• The successful candidate will have a least 5 years’ experience validating IS Automation systems for manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.
• Candidates should have experience using a paperless validation system such as HP ALM.
• Experience in the validation of one or more of the following system types from project conception to delivery; DCS/SCADA/MES/Historian

 

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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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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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Delta V Engineer

Delta V Engineer    Reference:  TPS113
SALARY €55,000 +   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 08/07/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
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.

 

Role summary: Automation engineer/Senior Automation Engineer will be involved in the design, configuration, implementation, testing, commissioning and validation of Pharmaceuticals client projects as well as day-to-day support and maintenance of the client automation systems. The successful candidates would be required to have a minimum of 5+ years’ pharma/biotechnology and Emerson DeltaV DCS experience.

 

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

  • Experience implementing Emerson DeltaV automation solutions for clients in the Pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology industries.
  • Full Delta V upgrade experience.
  • Good knowledge of GAMP lifecycle and quality management processes employed in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.
  • Experience with design, development and testing of DeltaV DCS
  • Preparation of functional specification and design specification documentation, and testing of automation systems
  • Configuration and programming experience – CMs, EMs, Unit Classes, Recipes, Controllers and Graphics
  • Knowledge of virtualization is added advantage
  • Experience in supporting client/sites for NC, CAPA, Root cause analysis and automation Change control management
  • Good analytical & problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Self-starter who can get the job done despite obstacles
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemical, Electrical or Bio-Process Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 3-8 years of progressive experience as an Automation Engineer, DCS Software Engineer or related occupation

 

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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

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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CSV Engineer

CSV Engineer    Reference:  TPS085
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION County Cork, Carringtohill
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 08/04/2019
INDUSTRY Medical Device and Equipment manufacturer      
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Medical Devise and Equipment manufacturing company.

Responsibilities

Development of Validation Plans, Installation Qualifications (IQs), Operational Qualifications (OQs) and Summary Reports.

  • Prepare, execute, document and report validation protocols in line with GMP’s and other regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Assure that all validation test procedures are in line with current technology, corporate and governmental regulations.
  • Ensure that the Validation Strategy meets the quality requirements of its customers and applicable regulations FDA, EU & International Standards
  • Review and Approve validation protocols and assessments from a quality system documentation perspective.
  • Liaise with Engineering / Automation and external vendors regarding equipment documentation, HDS, SDS, FDS, User Requirement Specifications (URS’s), and any other associated validation issues.
  • Participate and communicate as required in project activities.
  • Develop procedures to manage computerised systems where required
  • Develop and present project plans to project management senior staff

Requirement

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of cGMP’s and other worldwide regulatory requirements.
  • Problem solving ability and excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Understanding of the computer system validation lifecycle

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of IS / Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 industry standards.
  • The successful candidate will have a least 3 years experience validating IS Automation systems for manufacturing organisations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.

 

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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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