Project IT Engineer – Automation

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website Ref: TPM04273

A Project IT Engineer is required for a biopharmaceutical company in West Cork. The incumbent will lead the IT elements in project delivery – including deployment of new applications to site, and retirement of legacy systems. The successful candidate will lead the IT deployment, configuration and installation of lab systems\business applications, and associated infrastructure, and liaise with the relevant stakeholders. The candidate will ensure the appropriate quality documents, such as Quality Assurance (QAPs) test plans, Quality assurance summary reports (QASR) are in place, aligned with the qualification strategy of the project.


  • The candidate will be required to work closely with team members, global and local, responsible for the full Automation and IT scope, and with vendors / partners with responsibility for delivery of systems, on which the hardware and AV components will rely.
  • The candidate will review and ensure vendors compliance with company quality and various “playbook” standards.
  • Assess the needs of the process, applications, environment, and users, to develop a shop floor hardware infrastructure for use in a manufacturing or lab facility and supporting areas.
  • Develop SDLC deliverables, compliant with company standards, to ensure consistent implementation of hardware devices and AV components.
  • Provide guidance and support to AIT team members tasked with delivery of key systems.
  • Provide input to the development of realistic project schedules and document trackers.
  • Work closely with suppliers / integrators to ensure compliance with company standards.
  • Participate in, and support, relevant project meetings.
  • Liaise with the various stakeholders on the overall project to ensure clear communication between all parties in relation to AIT validation requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in the Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Practical awareness of GAMP5.
  • Strong experience in one or more of the following systems: VMWare, Acronis, Ghost, Windows OS.
  • Usual place of work will be in the Cork facility, the successful candidate may sometimes be required to attend meetings at other company sites, off-site.
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in the use of the following Microsoft tools: Excel, SharePoint, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal.

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