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Automation Engineer Pfizer

Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals

  • Dublin
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 07/12/2017
  • Pfizer Inc
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The automation engineer is responsible for the support of automated systems on site. This includes the management of personnel, (external or internal) as part of the execution of equipment or facility modification or expansion projects.


Closing date December 6th
Automation Engineer Pfizer Grange Castle
* Must be solutions orientated, delivery focused and passionate about supporting production.
* Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the maintenance and operation of
automated Systems.
* Maintain the validated state of the automated systems.
* Support regulatory audit\inspection as required & maintain design specifications associated with the automated systems.
* Develop in-depth technical knowledge of the variety of automation systems on site.
* Design, develop and test software code in accordance with site coding standards
and following good engineering practice.
* Implement software and systems changes on the automation systems under change management processes.
* Provide technical support to partners within Engineering for automated
systems during the life cycle of the equipment.
* Manage the specification, contract negotiation, purchasing, development and installation
of projects within budget and corporate guidelines.
* Participate in the development of the Automated System Life cycle documents.
* Support biannual and periodic reviews.
* Working on site Automation Systems and continuous improvement initiatives using
6 Sigma methodologies.

* Experience of managing automation projects including external vendor management.
* Detailed knowledge of automation system architectures.
* Experience supporting DCS, PLC, SCADA and HMI systems in a manufacturing environment.
* Coding\development\troubleshooting experience with distributed control systems (DCS)
or programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
* Experience maintaining control networks and interfaces based on Ethernet and fieldbus topologies.
* Practical database experience, scripting, or general familiarity with virtualization
technologies and IT skills is desirable.
* Preferably B.Sc.\ B.E. degree in engineering, with particular emphasis in Electrical\Electronics, Automation\Mechatronics, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science).
* A number of years of working experience in industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical
or relevant GMP manufacturing environment.
* A strong knowledge of the GAMP guidelines applicable to computer system validation.
* Problem solving skills, Green Belt certification is an advantage.

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