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Fastnet – The Talent Group

Automation Engineer

Fastnet – The Talent Group

  • Dublin South / Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Updated 18/01/2018
  • Leonie Kierans
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Fastnet The Talent Group are currently recruiting for an Automation Engineer with a leading Biopharmaceutical client based in South Dublin. Initial 6-12 month contract with a view to extension.


Fastnet The Talent Group are currently recruiting for an Automation Engineer with a leading Biopharmaceutical client based in South Dublin. Initial 12 month contract, excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

Specialist IS Automation Engineer (OEM)
As a member of the Operations IS Automation team, the role will support complex and challenging system automation initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership and administration of equipment control systems in a GMP regulated manufacturing setting
  • Lead and support system improvements, development of detailed specification, engineering documents, and standard operating procedures
  • Lead technical root cause analysis, incident investigations and troubleshooting issues related to electrical, instrumentation and equipment control systems
  • Support new product introductions or new technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing automation system configuration changes and supporting engineering runs
  • Develop and manage change control requests per established SOPs and processes

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering with 7+ years experience in operations/manufacturing environment
  • Manufacturing automation experience in biopharmaceutical Formulation/Fill/Finish or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) facilities
  • Excellent control systems automation background focused specifically in design, installation, programming, validation and lifecycle maintenance of automated equipment specifically in the areas of Formulation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation and Packaging
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation PLC/SCADA/Batch, Siemens PLC/HMI, iFix, Wonderware, Elau/Kinetix Motion Control, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus and OSIsoft PI Data Historian
  • Knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards and 21 CFR Part 11
  • Strong network architecture or engineering proficiencies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Network IDS/IPS, Active Directory, Domain Integration and Firewalls
  • Experience in change control, non-conformance, corrective and preventative actions, and validation practices
  • Experience in developing automation strategies for new product introduction and new technology deployment

Fastnet has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent.

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