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SimoTech are looking for an Automation Engineer, primarily based in our headquarters in Cork. In addition to technical expertise, the ideal person will have experience managing small scale automation projects, with a view to progressing to larger scale projects in time. This role will also involve travel from time to time to client sites.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to senior engineers and project managers.
  • Provide guidance and advice in own field of expertise.
  • Generation of basis of design, and tender package documentation/drawings (URS, SOW, System Architectures, FS etc).
  • Management of sub-contractors on clients behalf from the perspective of cost, quality & schedule.
  • Participation in control system development, installation, commissioning & qualification in regulated environments.
  • Interface with clients and address the resolution of client concerns.
  • Provide technical guidance from concept to delivery.
  • Build key relationships with new and existing clients.


  • Must have at least 5 years experience implementing and supporting automation systems for manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or life sciences industries.
  • Technical Qualifications to 3rd level or equivalent in Engineering or Science.
  • Must be able to demonstrate technical, project and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision on a variety of technologies and project lifecycles.
  • Must have some hands-on experience of system integration and programming.
  • Working knowledge of Rockwell, Siemens S7 and/or Emerson DeltaV platforms.
  • Must be skilled in solution definition and must provide proactive support for the resolution of issues.
  • Knowledge of GMP, GAMP, Safety and Environmental Regulatory requirements.
  • Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Part of the company management team in a fast-growing dynamic organisation.
  • 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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