Senior Automation Engineer

SimoTech require a Senior Automation Engineer for a project role in Dublin. Candidates must have at least 5 years experience supporting automation systems in the biotech/pharma sector. Ideally candidates will have experience providing automation support for commercial packaging systems.

Main Responsibilities
  • Define scope and implement small to medium projects
  • Implement improvements to packaging systems in a safe and compliant manner
  • Provide operations support in commissioning, testing and running of the lines
  • Work with the operations team to identify opportunities to improve packaging systems (usability, reliability, functionality)
  • Perform required maintenance tasks on systems including preventative maintenance, backup, periodic review and disaster recovery
  • Develop procedures to support and maintain the packaging lines from an Automation perspective
  • Coach operations team in the efficient use of packaging systems
  • Day to day vendor management with focus on Automation Systems Integrators and OEM suppliers
Qualifications / Experience
  • Capable of providing technical guidance from concept through design, development, system delivery, commissioning and validation
  • Must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of OEM Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S95 industry standards
  • Extensive experience with PLC, HMI, SCADA, Serialisation systems across multiple platforms
  • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong technical and organisational communication, coordination, and meeting facilitation skills
  • Client focused
  • Solution orientated
  • Education requirements are a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or the Life Sciences
  • Must have at least 5 years experience implementing and supporting automation systems, ideally for manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries
  • Experience working in packaging within Pharma / Biopharma is highly desirable
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