• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
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  • Automation Engineer – Co. Carlow

    Role Summary:


    • A new opportunity has arisen for the role of an Automation Engineer at our client’s busy pharmaceutical site in Co. Carlow.
    • Reporting to the site AIT Projects/OEM Lead, specifically responsible for OEM Systems.
    • This candidate will be required to work closely with the site AIT teams responsible for the full Automation and IT scope and with vendors / partners with responsibility for delivery of systems.
    • The candidate will be required to work in a cross functional team (AIT, QA, C&Q) to introduce new systems & equipment on site.
    • The candidate will be responsible for assuring project timelines are being met for all AIT deliverables.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Work on OEM projects
    • Develop and/or review SDLC deliverables, compliant with site standards, including but not limited to:
      • Requirements Specifications
      • Requirements Traceability Matrix
      • Functional Specification
      • Design Specification
      • Code Review
      • Test specification/test script
    • Work closely with vendors of OEM equipment to ensure deliverables meet project requirements, including the interfacing of new OEM equipment with existing site systems, incl. MES, DCS and Pi Historian.
    • Work closely with the QAIT function and ensure their requirements are met in all deliverables.
    • Participate in Hardware and Software FATs and SATs.
    • Provide input to the development of project schedules and document trackers.
    • Participate in, and support, relevant project meetings.
    • Participate and support data mapping of new system to ensure end to end data flow requirements
    • Liaise with stakeholders on the overall project to ensure clear communication between all parties.
    • Required to comply with Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day to day activities and all applicable job functions.


    Education & Qualifications Required:


    • Relevant Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in the Pharmaceutical industry.
    • Minimum of 1 year experience in the Pharmaceutical industry
    • Strong experience in one or all of the following systems: Siemens PLCs, HMIs and Historian Software.
    • Siemens PLC experience (S7) is a must.
    • Fluent in English, written and verbal.
    • Previous project experience required working with vendors.
    • Previous experience with IQ, OQ and project documentation.
    • Usual place of work will be on site in Co. Carlow, Ireland. The successful candidate may sometimes be required to attend meetings at other internal sites and off-site. NOTE: Due to current COVID restrictions the place of work can be temporarily agreed with the candidate where the project state allows this.
    • 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).


    To Apply


    If you would like to discuss this vacancy or to discuss your career and other job opportunities in confidence, contact us:

    14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, Ireland
    +353 56 77 90100

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    Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.