Automation Engineer

SimoTech requires an Automation Engineer for a Biotech project in Dublin. Candidates must have at least 3+ years’ experience in operations/packaging environment in the pharmaceutical / life sciences industry.

Key Responsibilities
  • As a member of the packaging Automation team, this role will support a ramp up of the packaging facility.
  • Provide operations support in commissioning, testing and running of the packaging lines.
  • Take ownership and administration of inspection equipment control systems in a GMP regulated manufacturing setting.
  • Support system improvements, development of detailed specification, engineering documents, and standard operating procedures.
  • Complete root cause analysis, incident investigations and troubleshoot issues related to electrical, instrumentation and equipment control systems where necessary.
  • Develop and manage change control requests per established SOPs and processes.
  • Support a safe working environment by complying with all pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations.
Requirements
  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in operations/manufacturing environment.
  • Manufacturing automation experience in biopharmaceutical Formulation/Fill/Finish or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) facilities.
  • Extensive experience with PLC, HMI, SCADA, Serialisation systems across multiple platforms.
  • Excellent control systems automation background focused specifically in design, installation, programming and validation of automated equipment.
  • Knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards and 21 CFR Part 11.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in change control, non-conformance, corrective and preventative actions, and validation practices.
  • Team player, prepared to work in and embrace a team-based culture that relies on collaboration for effective decision-making.
What SimoTech Can Offer
  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential
  • Develop new skills and enhance technical ability by working with innovative technologies in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Opportunity to work with large corporate clients on exciting capital projects.
  • Flexible working hours and location.

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