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Automation FLS Backup Engineer (Contractor / shift position)

Job Description
Our client has an aseptic drug product facility, specialising in secondary manufacturing activities Formulation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation and Packaging.

There is a strong culture of continuous improvement and innovation within this company to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. This company is developing the capability to produce all its medicines in Dun Laoghaire, South Dublin, helping to ensure continuity of supply of medicines as they expand internationally.

CIM are looking for an experienced Automation Front Line Support Engineer (Backup Engineer) to expand an onsite production support service we provide our client.

Working hours will normally be Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm, with some flexibility and a requirement to work extended hours from time to time depending on demands of the job.
7am-7pm or 7pm-7am when providing holiday shift cover for other engineers.
The shift is 4-cycle (24/7).

The successful candidate shall join our team which provides 24 hour front line support cover to various functions onsite. As a contract, the position offers excellent rates and the opportunity for a long-term placement.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Adherence to GXP procedures on site in relation to all aspects of the position.
  • Provide real-time front line support to the production group on their manufacturing/IS systems.
  • Document and track resolution of issues and tasks.
  • Aide the identification/implementation of system improvements and corrective actions.
  • Aide the coaching of operators and maintenance technicians in the effective use of the control systems.
  • Manage and execute change controls for continuous improvement projects.
  • Execute and document preventative maintenance tasks performed on the automation systems.
  • Skills and Education

  • Third level qualification in Electrical, Electronic, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent.
  • 2-5 years’ experience working with automated control systems preferably in the Life Sciences/ Pharma sector
  • Experience in Siemens, Allen Bradley, Wonderware InTouch, iFix.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards and 21 CFR Part 11.
  • If you are interested or would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact quoting Ref: CIM006 for this position