Lead Automation Software Engineer

SimoTech requires an experienced Lead Automation Software Engineer for a Biopharmaceutical project in Dublin. Ideally candidates should have at least 7 years’ automation experience and 4 years’ Delta V experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Reporting to the Automation Project Manager.
  • 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
  • 7 years Automation experience
  • DeltaV experience 4 years
  • Knowledge of S88
  • Software design experience Base Layer to Recipe
  • English is of good work proficiency
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Change management experience
  • Batch experience
  • Working on the software for the Project (engineers who already work in Harvest, Purification, WFI, CIP etc detail design)
Only Candidates eligible for work permits for Ireland/EU can be considered for this role.