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Project Lead DeltaV Automation Engineer 1385

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.

Lead DeltaV Automation Engineer 1385

SimoTech require a Lead DeltaV Automation Engineer to join our client on a state-of-the-art greenfield Biotechnology site in Co. Louth. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ batch automation experience. Experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences industries is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstratable Emerson DeltaV knowledge.
  • Completion of Pharma Automation lifecycle documentation such as, but not limited to, Functional Requirements Specifications, Software Design Specifications, Application Software and Test Specifications.
  • Knowledge of custom software module design and configuration within the DeltaV environment.
  • Provide technical oversight to your team, covering areas such as task allocation and tracking your team efficiency and team schedule.
  • Provide progress updates to the wider Automation project team.
  • Provide guidance, help and encouragement to your team.
  • Take responsibility for the completion of automation design and project documentation as required in a regulated environment, including Automation Change Controls allocated to you and your team.
  • Assist Validation team with execution of automation validation deliverables.
  • Team interfacing and resolution of team concerns.
  • Provide proactive support for the resolution of issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or the Life Sciences.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Previous site/project 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.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with other engineering and business disciplines.

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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