Senior Automation Engineer

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    Swords, Dublin

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  • Salary:

    Up to €0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dominic Callan

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior Automation Engineer
SK biotek is seeking to recruit a Senior Automation Engineer on a contract basis. Reporting to the Automation Lead, key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Software/Hardware installation and configuration on PLC, SCADA, DCS and PI Historian systems
  • Development and execution of automation design, commissioning and validation testing documentation
  • Automation plant support, including, if deemed necessary, the provision of 24hr plant support
  • Problem determination, recording and analysis of Automation problems, to help prevent reoccurrence
  • Provision of training and support to appropriate personnel/departments in the early detection and resolution of issues
  • Ensure successful delivery of automation projects and automation aspects of projects in order to meet business needs in a cost effective and efficient manner and in compliance with site standards and procedures.
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders.
  • Implementation, control and maintenance of security access to automation systems,
  • Implementation, management and maintenance of backup, archiving and restore of GMP data from automation systems
  • Adherence to the GAMP 5 Guidelines and Computer System Validation Policy, internal, external audit requirements and company policies
  • Contributing to the overall success of the department by working with fellow team members and other department groups to ensure that a quality automation support service and project service is provided.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Knowledge of SCADA / PLC, DCS networks and associated hardware & software, particularly DeltaV, and experience of working with and troubleshooting automation systems
  • Knowledge of Windows / Microsoft Administration. Experience in Virtualisation is an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of the Process Automation / I.T industry standards and frameworks
  • A proven track record of compliance in a GMP environment
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to consistently meet deadlines.

Interested applicants can click 'Apply' or call Dominic on 01-6455254 for further info.