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Automation Engineer (Wonderware) 1130



SimoTech require an Automation Engineer for a Pharmaceutical project based in Dublin. The Automation Engineer will be the Wonderware Intouch SME for a number of projects and will report into the Automation Projects Lead. Candidates must have at least 3 years’ experience in the Life Sciences Industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as Wonderware InTouch SME on multiple upgrade and migration projects.
  • Contribute to the site automation program and drive quality improvements & process efficiencies.
  • Provide automation support to Capital projects/Equipment engineering in terms of control systems and ensuring all equipment being purchased contains systems that support the overall automation strategy for the site.
  • Responsible for Automation project delivery and ensuring production systems are operating as per design specifications.
  • Generation of automation software requirements, design specifications and test documentation.
  • Gather process, operation and qualification requirements from project stakeholders and translate these into functional and detailed designs.


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or the Life Sciences.
  • 3+ years technical Automation experience with PLC/SCADA systems, particularly Wonderware InTouch.
  • Knowledge of GMP’S, regulatory requirements, change control and computer system validation an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform automation engineering tasks as part of a team.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

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.

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