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PLC/SCADA Engineer 1103

North Leinster  


SimoTech requires an experienced Automation Engineer for an exciting greenfield Biotechnology project based in North Leinster, Ireland. The candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in designing and implementing PLC/SCADA Systems for large manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate technical, project and interpersonal skills, including but not limited to the following: client interfacing and resolution of client concerns, solution definition, proactive support and resolution of issues, technical guidance from concept to delivery, system delivery.
  • Design, develop, and upgrade automated systems.
  • Design and develop control system upgrades for existing manufacturing equipment.
  • Develop, maintain and improve technical data packages (TDPs), drawings, schematics and system specifications.
  • Plan projects and tasks for team.
  • Design, develop, or augment programming code for computer-controlled manufacturing equipment.
  • 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 the Life Sciences.
  • Previous site commissioning experience on a pharma or Biotech batch automation project.
  • Good understanding of 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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