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Senior Automation Engineer

Ref: 920940

  • €65,000 - €75,000
  • 23 May 2019
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Perm

A world leading Pharma company requires an experienced Automation Specialist to lead projects at their multiple sites in Ireland.

About the Job:

  • Partner with local business leadership and project teams to scope Automation,MES and IT aspects of capital projects bringing knowledge of Automation technologies and latest IT technologies
  • Financial accountability for Automation / IT Spend (typically in the range of 6-8% of total capital cost)
  • Understand and educate local project teams on automation standards as they relate to technology selection, system configuration, validation, hardware, software environments and business processes.
  • Develop and execute project staffing plans if required.
  • Close liaison with Process Engineering Leads and Engineering Contractors
  • Drive efficiencies in execution of projects to reduce costs and cycle times based on standards
  • Engages with stakeholders at all levels of projects, including active participation in Project Steering teams
  • Ensures that SDLC (Software Development LifeCycle) is appropriately applied
  • About You:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical degree plus.
  • 5 or more years of experience in project/automation/IT support and/or Vaccines / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing front line supervision.
  • Proven record of proficiencies associated with business analysis on small sized projects.
  • Excellent understanding of cGMP's, SDLC methodologies and LEAN/MPS/ Sigma principles.
  • Excellent facilitation, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Proven facilitation, meeting/workshop management, project management and change management skills are essential, along with excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
  • For more on the role call Nigel on 021 4221000 or send your CV for consideration.