Automation Engineer

  • Contract
  • Dublin

Website Ref:TPM04584

An Automation Engineer is required for a biopharmaceutical company in South Dublin.


  • The candidate will provide support for existing automation systems and will be involved in the implementation of new automation systems.
  • Define scope and implement small to medium projects.
  • Work with the operations team to identify opportunities to improve process and utility control systems (usability, reliability, functionality).
  • Implement improvements to process and utility control systems in a safe and compliant manner.
  • Provide support for all process and utility control systems.
  • Perform required maintenance tasks on process and utility control systems including preventative maintenance, backup, periodic review and disaster recovery.
  • Develop procedures to manage process and utility control systems.
  • Coach operations team in the efficient use of process and utility control systems.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Education requirements are a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or the Life Sciences.
  • The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience implementing and supporting automation systems for manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Candidates must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 industry standards.
  • Experience with Siemens S7 and Proficy iFix is required.
  • Experience with Proficy iHistorian, Wonderware Intouch, Rockwell Automation Contrologix is advantageous.
  • Experience working in aseptic manufacturing with filling systems and freeze dryers is highly desirable.

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