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Principle Automation Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 02/08/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH15166

Principle Automation Engineer

Summary

A Principle Automation Engineer is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

This role will be responsible for the start-up, commissioning and sustaining of a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. This is a perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a frontrunner leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to program, diagnose and troubleshoot Allen Bradley Rockwell PLC and HMI application for automated process equipment.
  • Develop and implement software solutions through change control as required while understanding impact of actions to Manufacturing and Facilities equipment.
  • Provides technical and automation operational support to Engineering, Manufacturing, Validation and Facilities departments.
  • Provides out of hours 24/7 on call support.
  • Support, maintain and diagnose automation hardware.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation.
  • Experience with controls networks and communications systems (Modbus, Ethernet, Profibus etc)
  • Generate, review and maintain automation life cycle documentation.
  • Review current production operations and ensure continual improvement
  • Interact with and manage automation contractors.
  • Supports project commissioning activities.
  • Manages projects related to design, commissioning, and performance improvement of automated equipment.
  • Provides design/approval of hardware, software, and controls for automated equipment.

Education/Experience

  • Primary degree in Science/Engineering discipline.
  • You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience working with validated Automation systems in the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Direct experience and in depth knowledge of Allen Bradley Rockwell automation platform.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, without direct supervision from management.
  • Team player with an ability to work well across various departments on site as well as business partners.
  • Excellent communication skills.


Interested?
Apply with your CV today or please call Jack on 01-6455250

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