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Automation Engineer 1371


About SimoTech

SimoTech provides manufacturing automation and IT systems engineering, project management and validation services. We partner with life sciences companies to design, build, operate and optimise critical process automation systems that deliver fast track project delivery, operational efficiency, improve manufacturing agility and achieve regulatory compliance.

Why SimoTech

What is it like to work at SimoTech? With a strong collaborative teamwork culture based on respect, trust and excellence, we play a critical partnering role to our clients’ life-changing supply of products to patients. In return, there is excellent salary, career progression, educational support and much more.

Automation Engineer 1371

SimoTech require an Automation Engineer to join our client, a large-scale multinational biopharmaceutical company based in Cork The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Automation Engineer in the Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of Functional and Detailed Design Specifications.
  • Configuration and testing of automated systems.
  • Commissioning and qualification of automation projects.
  • Provision of automation technical support to manufacturing teams.
  • Working with process and project engineering to plan and deliver automation projects.
  • Contribute to the technical strategy for execution of Automation Projects on-site.
  • Ensure project schedule is in line with project timelines and KPI’s.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or Life Sciences.
  • Minimum 5 years DCS Batch Automation Experience.
  • Strong knowledge of S-88 Batch standard.
  • Pharma utilities experience desirable.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with other engineering and business disciplines.
  • Good understanding of GAMP.
  • Learning agility and the ability to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative.

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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