Senior Automation Engineer

A leading bio-pharmaceutical organisation are expanding multiple facilities within their European network. They have released a new position of Senior Automation Engineer to support a new site based in North Dublin. The company employs over 1,500 staff in Ireland alone and have sites in France, Spain, Belgium, Austria & Germany.

The Role

As a key member of 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.

Reporting into the Director of Automation; this position sits within a new team of engineers and senior specialists. You will work closely within this group and liaise with on-site teams to deliver this site project. You will also:

  • 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, run investigations across equipment, and process deviations, system failures and under-performance ensuring root cause analysis is carried out. You will ensure 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

  • A degree in Engineering with a minimum of 4 years’ experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience within a highly regulated GMP manufacturing operation such as pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device sectors
  • A strong communicator with the ability to work well within a 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 ability to work on your own initiative

The Benefits

  • €70,000 – €75,000
  • Performance bonus- 9%
  • Family healthcare plan
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Life assurance (four times salary)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Parking

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

Salary: €70000 - €75000 Location: Dublin North