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Automation Foxboro Engineer 1118



SimoTech require a Foxboro Engineer with 5+ years’ experience to work onsite with a key pharmaceutical client in Cork. The Automation Engineer will work within an existing team on a number of small to medium scale projects across production and utilities. The Automation Engineer will be responsible for working cross-functionally with other engineering disciplines to estimate, plan and execute projects to a high level of quality. The engineer will be seen as a Foxboro I/A subject matter expert.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with process and project engineering to plan and lead automation projects.
  • Development of control system Functional Design Specifications.
  • Preparation of control system graphics.
  • Phase, sequence and interlock logic development and design.
  • Coding in the Foxboro I/A system to the approved design specifications.
  • Source code review.
  • Software testing of automation system functionality.


  • BS Engineering (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience with Foxboro I/A, preferably in Life Sciences.
  • Prior experience in batch automation design and distributed control system design is necessary.
  • Prior Process Engineering experience is strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated teamwork abilities.
  • Knowledge of GMP’S, regulatory requirements, computer system validation.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Long term project opportunity.
  • SimoTech can facilitate these positions as a staff engineer or contract engineer.
  • Competitive staff or contract rates.

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