• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
  • GC North Valley Business Centre, Old Mallow Road, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland +353 21 206 6178 info@prochem.ie
  • Automation Project Engineer – Wicklow

    Role Purpose:

    • There is a requirement to hire a contract Project Engineer to manage a number of projects across the site.
    • The role is within the Projects Department and reports to the Manager, Project Engineering.
    • The department is responsible for equipment and utility validation so the role will involve managing relevant project validation activities.



    • The current requirement is for an experienced Project Engineer to manage and implement projects predominately in the automation area.
    • The  site plan to invest in process automation and general site IT infrastructure over the next few years.
    • Specific projects which require execution in the next 6 to 12 months include:
      • Connection of new process equipment to the site Manufacturing LAN
      • Implementation of a new site historian and data analytics package
      • Site wide review of IT infrastructure. Proposal and execution of upgrade
      • Legacy control system upgrades (obsolete and unsupported systems)
    • The role is a Project Management one.
    • The candidate will be expected to liaise with specialist suppliers and influence decision making with stakeholders (local and global) regarding best technical solutions and project implementation strategy.
    • Candidates should have a sound understanding in the following areas:
      • Control systems architecture from plant level to business / manufacturing LAN
      • SCADA systems
      • HMI, Thin Client and user interfaces
      • Communications protocols
      • Data integrity and 21CFR Pt11 requirements
      • System security
      • System testing & validation



    • 5 – 10 Years’ relevant experience.
    • Pharmaceutical sector experience is preferred
    • Experience in Automation Projects is mandatory
    • The candidate should have a good understanding and experience of the following key areas in the project life cycle:
      • Feasibility / Front end design / Stakeholder engagement / URS
      • Risk analysis and management
      • RFP pack (Request for Proposal) preparation & issue followed by detail bid analysis and recommendation
      • Project team set up / cross functional communication / chairing & recording meetings
      • Capital approval submittals
      • Detail design / Vendor Liaison
      • Procurement
      • Project implementation
      • Completion / handover / training / customer support


    To Apply

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

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