Automation Manager

Posted 20 September 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCTO's & Senior IT
ContactCian Breheny

Job description

Our client is a global pharmaceutical organisation with a presence in multiple locations here in Ireland. They are seeking an experienced Automation professional to lead their manufacturing operation.

The Role

  • The Automation Leader will report to the Senior Engineering Manager and will have responsibility for all site automation activities. In particular, the manufacturing and utilities automation systems.
  • You will ensure high levels of uptime for all requirement systems ensuring compliance with the regulatory policies across quality, IT, Security and EHS.
  • The Automation Lead will develop and own the site automation master plan ensuring that the system is upgraded regularly to avoid any risks to supply through obsolescence.
  • As the Automation Lead, you will act as the site subject matter expert for all things automation, CSV and data across the manufacturing control systems.
  • You will build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders upwards and downwards both at site and international level across the organisations global network.
  • Providing strategic and proactive direction with regards to the system in terms of content and execution.
  • You will lead a team of automation professionals providing support, development and coaching within the function.
  • The Automation Lead will play a key role in managing relationships with outsourced service providers and other key stakeholders.

The Person

  • You will be qualified with a relevant third level qualification and direct experience in Siemens PLC/DCS hardware and software would be beneficial.
  • Experience in Wonderware SCADA/ Batch solutions and documentation authorship.
  • A strong communicator with excellent relationship management skills.

The Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Excellent Pension

To learn more, apply online or contact Cian Breheny on +353 1 6321866 or please submit an updated CV .