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  • Automation Engineer – Dunboyne

    Role Summary


    • The MMDIT Lead Engineer for labs will be responsible for delivery of Automation and IT scope on one or more lab projects in the portfolio of capital projects managed.
    •  This candidate will be required to work closely with the MMDIT teams responsible for the full Automation and IT scope and with vendors / partners with responsibility for delivery of systems.




    • Involving projects for the introduction of new products, equipment and processes to meet all safety, quality, regulatory and operational requirements.
    • Process mapping, gap analysis/identification for new and existing pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.
    • Process development (as part of technical transfer), troubleshooting and optimisation.
    • Project engineering including planning, scheduling, task management and delegation, milestone planning, communication and reporting.
    • Delivering projects on time and on budget.
    • Executing process and equipment trials and validation.
    • Leading cross functional teams as part of project planning and deployment including collaboration with supporting departments such as Production/Operations, Quality, Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Facilities and Engineering, Supply Chain and Finance, Project scoping and gap analysis.
    • Partner with local project teams to deliver Automation and IT aspects of Laboratory capital projects.
    • Develop and/or review System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) deliverables, compliant with MSD standards.
    • Coach, mentor and provide technical training to colleagues.
    • Understand and educate local project teams on automation standards as they relate to technology selection, system configuration, SDLC, validation, hardware, software environments and business processes.
    • Work closely with the QAIT function to ensure compliance with MSD Quality standards.
    • Provide input to the development of project schedules and document trackers.
    • Participate in, and support, relevant project meetings.
    • Support the development and execution of project staffing plans if required.
    • Drive efficiencies in execution of projects to reduce costs and cycle times based on standards.
    • Engages with stakeholders at all levels of projects.
    • Ensures that SDLC is appropriately applied.



    Education & Qualifications Required


    • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical degree.
    • 7 or more years of experience in project/automation/IT support in a similar role with experience in laboratory analytical instrument qualification.
    • Excellent facilitation, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyse and define business problems, develop business cases, and identify appropriate process and technological solutions is essential.
    • Proven facilitation, meeting/workshop management, project management and change management skills are essential.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
    • Experience with Laboratory systems such as LIMS, Empower and Nugenesis
    • Experience in automation equipment used in Laboratory an advantage


    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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