Site Automation Lead

Posted 03 February 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupply Chain Operations & Systems
ContactCiaran McCaughey

Job description

A global pharmaceutical organisation with a presence in multiple locations here in Ireland is seeking an experienced Automation professional to lead their manufacturing automation team based out of their flagship manufacturing facility.

The Position

  • The Automation Leader will report to the Site Engineering Lead and will have responsibility for all site automation activities. In particular, the manufacturing and utilities automation systems.
  • You will ensure high levels of up-time 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.
  • You will have automation system design and life cycle management.
  • Experience in Wonderware SCADA/ Batch solutions and documentation authorship.
  • A strong communicator with excellent relationship management skills.
  • You will be self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude and the ability to get things done by working with others.

The Benefits

  • Car allowance.
  • Bonus.
  • LTIs.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Excellent pension.

To learn more, apply online or contact Ciaran McCaughey on +353 1 6321830 or please submit an updated CV.