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Automation Lead Engineer

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group

  • Cork / Nationwide
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 24/08/2012
  • Joann McGlinchey
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Automation Lead Engineer


Automation Lead Engineer



  • Automation Systems projects: in coordination with Corporate project management services and reporting to local Engineering department, execute work plans to develop system and process controls specifications, supervise contractors for system hardware and software implementation, run functional tests and issue reports, provide user training;
  • Automation Systems maintenance: in coordination with Maintenance and Manufacturing departments, execute preventive maintenance plans, participate in helpdesk / on-call troubleshooting support, supervise vendors maintenance interventions;
  • Automation Systems validation: in coordination with Quality Assurance, execute computer system validation activities to comply with company procedures, international guidelines and regulations
  • Assure and promote compliance with Health, Safety and Environment requirement in any work assignment, targeting facilities or people.


  • Engineering Degree, preferably:
    • Computerized Instrument Systems or Electronic Engineering with chemical process industry knowledge, or
    • Chemical Engineering with computer systems and process control knowledge
  • Interested in process control and industrial automation, preferably with knowledge in:
    • Implementation and maintenance of Automation Systems;
    • Process control design: user interfaces, control logic, PID tuning, alarms, interlocks;
    • Batch process control: electronic batch recipes and reports
    • DeltaV distributed control systems;
    • Siemens S7 Programmable Logic Controllers;
    • Profibus and Foundation Fieldbus IO interfaces;
  • Knowledge in computerized systems validation following GAMP and 21CFR Part 11;
  • Good computer skills – office software tools, preferably with computer programming knowledge:
    • Sequential Flow Charts and Function Block diagrams, Visual Basic;
    • Mathematical software packages;
  • Good document organization and presentation;
  • Initiative, dynamism, flexibility and creativity;
  • Root cause analysis / problem-solving skills;
  • Commitment to innovation and continuous improvement of technologies and procedures.

For additional information please contact Joann on 021-4809118 or email

Ref: CJ37263
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