Lead Automation Commissioning Engineer

SimoTech requires an experienced Lead Automation Commissioning Engineer for a Biopharmaceutical project in Dublin. Ideally candidates should have at least 10 years’ automation experience, 3 years’ Delta V and 5 years’ commissioning experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Responsible for leading a team of automation engineers who will be supporting CQV teams with Loop checking, troubleshooting devices on Delta V, Fault finding, Commissioning and troubleshooting on the Delta V software.
  • Work with all departments at all levels of the organisation, and with contract vendors engaged in design and construction.
  • Will work closely with other project technical resources and PM’s including MES, Process, CQV, Automation, LSCC, IT, LOC & Site Infrastructure Project Managers.
  • Travel to engineering firms, equipment suppliers, system integrators for design reviews, inspections, and FAT’s may be required.
  • To ensure others work safely, and properly using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Makes technical decisions within agreed limits.
  • Ensure relevant decision makers are involved in the decision processes.
  • Identify and report any project challenges or discrepancies from normal practices or procedures to project management.
  • Recommend and implement all corrective actions as required.
Qualifications & Experience
  • 10 years Automation experience.
  • 3 years Delta V Experience.
  • Minimum 5 years Commissioning experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of S88.
  • Software design experience Base layer to Recipe.
  • Knowledge of GMP.
  • Loop Tuning, PID tuning and Loop checking.
  • Knowledge of Communication Protocols Foundation fieldbus, Devicenet, Profibus and Modbus.
  • Instrumentation electrical etc experience.
  • Experience of AMS ,Mynah VIM and HyperV and advantage.
Only Candidates eligible for work permits for Ireland/EU can be considered for this role.