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Automation Engineer

Job Description

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines.
Our client has a large-scale biologics manufacturing facility, is also used to house packaging and testing operations in support of their Global Manufacturing network both in Dublin and Athlone.

The biologics manufacturing facility in Athlone, accompanies the location’s existing fill-finish facility.

CIM are looking for an experienced Automation Engineer to expand an onsite project support service we provide our client.

This is an office hours position. The successful candidate shall join the onsite team which provides automation expertise to various functions onsite.
As a contract, the position offers excellent rates and the opportunity for a long-term placement.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Automation SME for assigned systems
  • Management and execution of automation change controls
  • 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.
  • Management of subcontractors and vendors as part of project delivery.
  • Represent client as part of qualification and testing of any vendor provided systems
  • Provide automation support and expertise to cross functional teams for the introduction of new products on existing production lines.
  • Skills and Education

  • Third level qualification in Electrical, Electronic, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 3+ years’ experience working with automated control systems preferably in the Life Sciences/ Pharma sectors.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • PLC/HMI/SCADA Experience with the following technologies: Siemens S7, TIA Portal, PCS7 , Delta V, WinCC, Desigo, Aveva / Wonderware InTouch.
  • If you are interested or would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact quoting Ref: CIM008 for this position