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Senior Automation Engineer 1150



SimoTech require a Senior Automation Engineer for a Pharmaceutical site based in Cork. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical/Life sciences industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strong control system integration experience.
  • Design, develop, and upgrade automated systems.
  • Working with process and project engineering to plan and deliver automation projects.
  • Development of control system Functional Design Specifications.
  • Preparation of control system graphics.
  • Contribute to the technical strategy for execution of Automation Projects on-site.
  • Ensure project schedule is in line with project timelines and KPI’s.
  • Prepare and present structured, comprehensive, detailed written reports.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 industry standards.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or Life Sciences.
  • Minimum 5 years DCS Batch Automation Experience (Foxboro preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of S-88 Batch standard.
  • Small Molecule experience is preferable.
  • Prior Process Engineering experience is strongly desired.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with other engineering and business disciplines.
  • Good understanding on GAMP.

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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