Automation Engineer

Lead Automation Engineer- Permanent

CREGG Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Lead Automation Engineer for a role with our client based in Cork. 

Summary of position
Our client is seeking a candidate with 4 or more years’ experience in validated automation systems in Pharmaceutical or Food & Beverage manufacturing, PLC programming, HMI/SCADA or Manufacturing Execution Systems. A background in GAMP 5 and experience with Rockwell, Siemens and AVEVA (Wonderware), products would be a distinct advantage. 

Key responsibilities

  • Assuming technical lead role on automation projects, including leading design, test, and integration activities.
  • Working with a team of automation engineers delivering projects to customer sites.
  • Developing engineering design documents, technical evaluations, and test plans for cGMP process equipment and following GAMP 5 guidelines.
  • Providing design and approval for hardware, software, and controls for automated systems.
  • Working closely with customers to identify areas for improvement through the use of automation and data analytics technology.
  • Providing technical and automation operational support to Engineering, Manufacturing, Validation and Facilities departments.
  • Co-ordinating and supporting project commissioning activities
  • Mentoring and training of junior engineers.
  • Researching new technologies and trends in Industrial Automation and liaising with senior management on automation business strategy.

Candidate Profile

  • Experienced automation engineer with 4 or more years’ experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Computer Science / Information Systems or related field.
  • PLC Programming Experience: Allen-Bradley PLCs / Siemens TIA Portal.
  • HMI / SCADA Experience: Rockwell / Siemens / AVEVA / Schneider.
  • Knowledge of process instrumentation and wiring.
  • Experience with control networks and communications systems (Profibus, Modbus, DeviceNet).
  • Experience working with validated Automation systems in the Pharmaceutical or Food Beverage manufacturing environment.

Package/ Benefits

  • Competitive starting salary with year-on-year bonuses and salary increases.
  • Paid Overtime
  • PRSA pension with employer contribution
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Remote Working/ Flexi-time/ Compressed Working Week.
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Job Details

24 January 2024
Job ID: 9059

Ciara Ryan

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