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Automation Engineer

Posted on Apr 24, 2021 by Elevate Direct

Cork, Ireland
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Automation Engineer - Cork, Ireland

This role resides within the automation engineering team at the Cork site. The individual is responsible for the support and continual development of the automation systems across all areas of manufacturing site. The automation infrastructure consists of a wide variety of complex control and IT based systems that operate within a highly regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Job duties include:
Troubleshoot complex control systems on a variety of batch process equipment and high speed packaging equipment
Participate in a team that provides automation support for the production equipment
Manage the compliance aspects associated with the site control systems such as change management controls, corrective action/preventative action procedures
Comply with established Gilead Sciences practices, policies and processes.
Perform scheduled maintenance activities as tracked through the equipment management system
Proactively seek out opportunities to improve the efficiency and compliance of the automation systems on site
Mentor the more junior members of the team

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
A third level qualification related to the field of automation engineering, preferably BSc Computer Science or BEng Electrical/Automation Engineering.
+8 years industrial practical automation experience within a regulated environment, preferably pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing environments
Proficient in a range of PLC based control systems, primarily Siemens and Allen Bradley
Proficient in the use of industrial PC and Operating systems including Windows and Linux
Demonstrable expertise with industrial SCADA systems, WinCC and iFix
Demonstrate expertise in the use and faultfinding of industrial networking systems - ProfiNET, ProfiBUS, ASiBus, EthernetIP, RS232, RS485, TCP/IP across switched and routed networks
Possess thorough fault-finding techniques on complex control systems
Some project management experience and with preferably with experience of using MS Project or other similar packages
Comfortable with the use of SQL databases
Ideally a working knowledge of industrial vision systems, preferably Cognex
Good working knowledge of Scripting languages, particularly VB
Preferably a working knowledge in the use of OSI PI historian system

If you match these requirements, please apply as usual. Elevate will send you an email, please open, click and action it and your application will be visible to the hiring organisation directly. Elevate provides a route to contract and contingent assignments across many skills areas by matching your profile to relevant jobs that our customers post to the platform.

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Reference: 1177585216

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