Role Purpose:

  • An exciting new vacancy has arisen for an Automation Engineer at our client’s biopharmaceutical facility in Co. Waterford.
  • The Automation Engineer will be responsible for the design, selection, installation and qualification of automation process equipment in the company’s existing Drug Product facility.
  • The Automation Engineer will also be responsible for budget and schedule adherence for the automated systems, and coordination with a cross functional team to ensure successful project delivery.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prioritises safety and is diligent in the use of all appropriate safety tools and permits.
  • Works with manufacturing, technical operations, engineering and quality colleagues to ensure successful delivery of automated process equipment.
  • Manages specialist consultants and system integrators in the production of project deliverables.
  • Supports the delivery phase of design, construction through to qualification.
  • Ensures adherence to program schedule and associated budgets with regular reporting of progress.
  • Establishes and implements project management process to support successful project delivery and visibility.
  • Supports validation activity in process manufacturing areas.

Education & Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related Science.
  • Further qualification (Masters) in related discipline.
  • Specific knowledge of bio-pharmaceutical and sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and technologies, ideally, upstream (cell culture and harvest) / downstream (purification and bulk filling) unit operations, Clean Utilities (Clean Steam, WFI, Process Gases) and CIP/SIP operations.
  • Strong analytical skills, documentation skills and research skills.
  • Very strong problem-solving skills, ideally using formal tools e.g. FMEA.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical industry regulatory requirements.
  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, with at least 5 years’ experience in a comparable automation engineering role.
  • Must have experience working in a bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with some or all of the following processes:
    • DCS and PLC/SCADA systems
    • Networking
    • Equipment Integration
    • Batch Systems (S88) and MES (S95)
    • Data Historians
    • Data Integrity, 21 CFR Part 11 / EU Annex 11
    • Computer System Validation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Professional, proactive demeanor.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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


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Role Details:

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Location: Waterford
Type: Contract
Date: July, 2024
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Job Title: Automation Engineer
Location: Waterford
Type: Contract
Date: July, 2024
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Discuss with:

Ruth Holland

recruitment@prochem.ie

Recruitment Specialist

on +353 56 779 0100

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Role Purpose:

  • An exciting new vacancy has arisen for an Automation Engineer at our client’s biopharmaceutical facility in Co. Waterford.
  • The Automation Engineer will be responsible for the design, selection, installation and qualification of automation process equipment in the company’s existing Drug Product facility.
  • The Automation Engineer will also be responsible for budget and schedule adherence for the automated systems, and coordination with a cross functional team to ensure successful project delivery.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prioritises safety and is diligent in the use of all appropriate safety tools and permits.
  • Works with manufacturing, technical operations, engineering and quality colleagues to ensure successful delivery of automated process equipment.
  • Manages specialist consultants and system integrators in the production of project deliverables.
  • Supports the delivery phase of design, construction through to qualification.
  • Ensures adherence to program schedule and associated budgets with regular reporting of progress.
  • Establishes and implements project management process to support successful project delivery and visibility.
  • Supports validation activity in process manufacturing areas.

Education & Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related Science.
  • Further qualification (Masters) in related discipline.
  • Specific knowledge of bio-pharmaceutical and sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and technologies, ideally, upstream (cell culture and harvest) / downstream (purification and bulk filling) unit operations, Clean Utilities (Clean Steam, WFI, Process Gases) and CIP/SIP operations.
  • Strong analytical skills, documentation skills and research skills.
  • Very strong problem-solving skills, ideally using formal tools e.g. FMEA.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical industry regulatory requirements.
  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, with at least 5 years’ experience in a comparable automation engineering role.
  • Must have experience working in a bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with some or all of the following processes:
    • DCS and PLC/SCADA systems
    • Networking
    • Equipment Integration
    • Batch Systems (S88) and MES (S95)
    • Data Historians
    • Data Integrity, 21 CFR Part 11 / EU Annex 11
    • Computer System Validation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Professional, proactive demeanor.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

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Discuss with:

Ruth Holland
recruitment@prochem.ie
Recruitment Specialist
on +353 56 779 0100
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