Automation Engineer

Website TPM03879

A global biologics company in Waterford is looking for an Automation Engineer who will provide Automation support for operations and project implementation.


  • Work with the Automation Team to provide Automation support for operations and project implementation.
  • Provide technical support & guidance to Process, Maintenance & Facilities Engineers.
  • Act as the Automation support contact with manufacturing operational area’s Fill Finish, Oral Dose, Packaging, Projects, Maintenance & Facilities.
  • Identify, evaluate & implement opportunities for continuous improvement of the PLC / SCADA Automation Systems & applications.
  • To provide high level Automation support to operations to ensure our automation systems are kept in a compliant manner.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical control systems operational and/or project engineering role.
  • Experience of PLC systems Siemens Elau an advantage.
  • Experience of SCADA systems Ifix / Wonderware Utility MS and EMS systems.
  • Vision systems Antares / Systech (experience of Packaging Serialisation would be a distinct advantage for this role).
  • Experience of Packaging and/or sterile vial filling an advantage but not essential.
  • Excellent technical knowledge with good operational and/or project engineering experience i.e. all phases of the GAMP life cycle validation phases.
  • Control system Change Control & Validation Protocol generation, review and execution.
  • Excellent Communication skills.

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