Automation Packaging Engineer

SimoTech requires an experienced Automation Packaging Engineer for a pharmaceutical project based in Dublin. Candidates must have at least 5 + years’ experience supporting the automation aspects of packaging equipment.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide FLS – Front Line Support to operations.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in operations/manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in Siemens PLC/ HMI, Elau, Systech and Packaging Equipment including knowledge of OSIsoft PI Data Historian.
  • A background in Control systems automation and proven ability to support several automated control systems, preferably with Packaging OEM equipment.
  • Network architecture or engineering proficiencies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Network IDS/IPS.
  • Manufacturing automation experience in biopharmaceutical Formulation/Fill/Finish or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) facilities.
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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