Automation & IT Systems Engineer

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JO-1903-64309_1551953257


We are currently recruiting an Automation & Manufacturing IT Systems Engineer for our leading client in Cork. Working with counterparts in Production, QA, and Engineering departments and as a team, you will be responsible for all manufacturing IT systems/processes in use. In this role, you will be part of an on call 3 week rota.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To administer and support all IT Processes in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing environment.
  • Implement, qualify, commission and maintain manufacturing IT systems (MES, Data historian, SCADA) and associate IT infrastructure that delivers operational efficiency and agility.
  • Identify, evaluate and implement opportunities for continuous IT process improvement.
  • Conduct IT assignments in support of ongoing manufacturing operations.
  • Define IT process requirements on capital projects and interact with internal & external stakeholders, vendors and contractors.
  • Manage Automation projects throughout the project lifecycle
  • Work with Production/Engineering and Quality to troubleshoot and optimise output, minimise contamination and minimise costs.
  • Generate & Maintain documentation (SOP's & Technical Documentaton) for full cGMP validation and operation, including documentation of changes made.
  • Maintain Data Integrity Program, including remediation of legacy systems to ensure robust procedure and systems are in place covering data integrity, security and recovery
  • Actively Contribute to the Automation & IT Business Strategy
  • Define business continuity methods for IT element of manufacturing processes

Education & Experience:

  • You will have a relevant 3rd level degree in Mechatronics, Electronics or Computer Technology
  • 4/5 years' in a similar role and environment
  • Experience supporting MES applications
  • Experience with Data Historian Systems (e.g. Siemens PLC, SCADA) and integration to process equipment
  • SCADA server experience (iFix, WinCC)
  • Instrumentation/Automation & Control knowledge with BMS / SCADA / DCS / PLC
  • Knowledge of Shopfloor Network & Control Architecture with Electronic Batch Record Implementation

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