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PLC/SCADA Automation Engineer 1339


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.

PLC/SCADA Automation Engineer 1339

SimoTech require an Automation Engineer with strong Rockwell PLC/SCADA experience for a Pharmaceutical client based in Cork. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical/Life sciences industry and will be responsible for the Upgrade of a Bottle Filling Line.

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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or Life Sciences.
  • Minimum 5 years Rockwell PLC/SCADA experience (ControlLogix and FactoryTalk View).
  • Chemical API 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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