Senior Manufacturing Systems Engineer - Contract

Posted 13 June 2024
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Leaders and Specialists, Life Sciences & Engineering Technologies
ContactDarragh McCarthy

Job description

This global healthcare company is committed to improving the health and well being of people all over the world by developing, producing, and providing innovative healthcare services and solutions in more than 110 countries. With more than 80,000 employees globally, and over $40 billion in revenue per annum, this business operates in multiple divisions including Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, primarily.

Their new manufacturing facility in Kilkenny reflects the demand for their global Diabetes Care products. The facility will be a centre for world-class engineering, quality, medical device manufacturing, and other science-based professionals to produce life-changing technologies, including the FreeStyle Libre 3, a system that automatically delivers real-time, up-to-the-minute glucose readings, with the smallest and thinnest wearable glucose sensor that provides unsurpassed 14-day accuracy and optional glucose alarms directly to smartphones. This enables people with diabetes to live the best and fullest lives they can.

Their manufacturing facility in Kilkenny, Ireland the site's Operation System Engineering function currently has an opportunity for a Vision Engineer to join their expanding team. As the Vision Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for vision hardware and software control systems employed in the production of our Diabetes sensors.

The Position

  • Technical expert for data and manufacturing operations management systems.
  • Design, develop, implement, and validate new software systems for real-time data acquisition from the production machinery and laboratory processes.
  • Implement and validate Oracle databases for data storage.
  • Identify and deliver systems for both PC and PLC backup and recovery.
  • Undertake cyber security risk analysis and manage programs to raise the maturity level for cyber security at the operational technology layer.
  • Define roadmap and manage periodic updating of operating systems.
  • Work with controls engineers, vision engineers and OEM manufactures to continuously improve processes and standards in line with business needs.

The Person

  • Masters Degree in Engineering (Systems, Mechanical, Computer, Electrical, Biomedical or Software), or related discipline.
  • Experience working in the life sciences industry.
  • 5+ years of related work experience.
  • Experience with OSI PI.
  • Experience with line controllers, PLC, SCADA, MES Systems.

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Darragh McCarthy in HRM on +353 87 934 5234 for a confidential discussion.