Automation Lead

Location: Louth, Republic of Ireland
Salary: €75000 - €80000 per annum
Posted: about 2 years ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice, Engineering Leaders and Specialists
Contact name: Aisling Clements
Contact email: aisling.clements@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

A leading bio-pharmaceutical organisation are establishing a new state-of-the-art facility in Leinster. This is the company's first venture into the Irish market and will support customer delivery across Europe. The business is looking to recruit an Automation Lead to support the growth of a new team. The company employs over 3,000 staff globally across their biologics arm.

The Role

As a leader within the site Automation team you will be involved in automation design through to installation, liaising closely with on-site C&Q teams to ensure they manage full validation processes effectively. This is a challenging position and will require flexibility and creative approaches to problem solving. This position sits within a new team and will support the recruitment plan of the site engineering group. Reporting into the Associate Director of Automation, you will:

  • Work closely within this group and liaise with on-site teams to deliver this site project
  • Be involved with the detailed design of automated solutions for the site
  • Support FAT's and complete SAT's, IQ and OQ Protocols
  • Support the resolution of deviations; running investigations across equipment and process deviations, system failures and under-performance ensuring root cause analysis is carried out, a solution is delivered, and corrective actions are implemented across systems and equipment
  • Contribute to lean initiatives within engineering specifically focused on process improvements impacting operational activities
  • Support the resolution of production issues from an automation perspective

The Person

  • All applications must have a degree in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years' experience within a manufacturing environment leading a team operationally or within a project
  • Experience within a highly regulated GMP manufacturing operation -Bio-tech or chemical sectors
  • A strong communicator with the ability to work well within a cross-functional team to achieve a common objective
  • Flexible approach to work and a positive attitude will be a good fit with the team dynamic
  • Be collaborative in your approach to work and be an effective communicator
  • Engage cross functionally to deliver on process improvement projects in conjunction with a site-based team
  • Autonomous with the ability to work on your own initiative

The Benefits

  • €75,000 - €85,000
  • Performance bonus
  • Family healthcare plan
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Parking

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Aisling Clements at HRM on +353 1 632 1883 for a confidential discussion.


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