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Packaging Automation

Job Description

This position is based at the client’s facility in Blanchardstown, Dublin. The Automation Engineer provides technical support for all automated systems within the ADMF Packaging area.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to develop, implement and maintain packaging automation systems in the Dublin Manufacturing Facility.
  • Develop, review and approve new and updated software standards.
  • Provide automation expertise to the engineering and operations department on design and sustaining decisions.
  • Liaise closely with internal stakeholders to successfully support packaging operations.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures to ensure the future compliance of all automation systems.
  • Ensure all new software is delivered and maintained in a compliant and qualified state.
  • Provide support for validation activities.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to drive optimization of processes and equipment.
  • Assist in training personnel on specific automation aspects of equipment.
  • Design and implement solutions across automation platforms in line with the site change control procedures.
  • Develop, review and approve design documentation that support New Product Introductions (NPI) projects.
  • Required Skills and Experience

  • 5 years or more within the automation industry supporting GMP environments and applications.
  • 3 years or more experience supporting a biopharma process.
  • Direct experience and in depth knowledge of packaging automation and vision systems platforms is required.
  • Direct experience in supporting a manufacturing facility.
  • Experience of implementing change controls and investigating deviations/events.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cGMP requirements for clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the ability to implement best practices (GAMP) to ensure site automation systems are cGMP compliant.
  • Full understanding of automation system implementation and validation life cycle along with an understanding of the product quality impact of changes.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to communicate well, both verbally and written documents
  • Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of Automation systems design and experience of developing system architectures to support New Product Introduction (NPI).
  • Develop scope and estimations to support NPI projects.
  • Direct experience in managing and working alongside system integrators.
  • Experience with, SQL Server and virtualization platforms is a plus, as is IT experience.
  • If you are interested or would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact quoting Ref: CIM004 for this position