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Automation Project Manager 1389

Co. Louth  

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 Project Manager 1389

SimoTech require a Automation Project Manager to join our client on a state-of-the-art greenfield Biotechnology site in Co. Louth. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ automation projects experience. Experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences industries is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage project activities within the project team, ensuring project objectives and deliverables are met.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time, and to required quality standards.
  • Be willing to participate in stakeholder management along with the Project Manager.
  • Schedule management.
  • Vendor management.
  • Completion of Pharma Automation lifecycle documentation such as, but not limited to, Functional Requirement Specifications, Software Design Specifications, Application Software and Test Specifications.
  • Knowledge of custom software module design and configuration within the DeltaV environment.
  • Take responsibility for the completion of automation design and project documentation as required in a regulated environment, including Automation Change Controls allocated to you.
  • Assist Validation team with execution of automation validation deliverables.
  • Provide proactive support for the resolution of issues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or the Life Sciences.
  • 5 Years+ Emerson DeltaV experience.
  • Previous experience on Pharma or Biotech Batch Automation projects.
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Utility, and Manufacturing equipment and processes is desirable.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with regulated industry standards, including exposure to S-88 Batch standard, cGMP, GAMP and 21 CFR Part 11.
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience in the delivery and management of automation systems.
  • Working knowledge of other control system platforms is desirable e.g., Siemens, Rockwell.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • An ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

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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