Automation Engineer

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: AEW121017
  • Date Posted October 12, 2017

Are you an experienced Automation Engineer looking for a new position? Our client an international pharmaceutical company based in Shannon has a great opportunity to join their team. This is a permanent, full time position with a great salary and benefits package on offer.

The Automation engineer will be responsible for site automation support across site which includes: production support, new projects, product introduction, upgrades and qualification support.


  • Assist in troubleshooting hardware and configuration problems and failures across site.
  • Develop the skill set of the process operators and supervisors.
  • Implement procedure and controls to ensure systems remain in compliance.
  • Support in the development of new processes and new product introduction.
  • Provide automation cost estimates for new product introductions.
  • Develop and/or review Validation documents.
  • Software developing and testing as required.
  • Project execution, man loading and scheduling.
  • Supervision of automation projects during commissioning.
  • Review and approve automation change controls.
  • Provide out of hours’ automation support and on-call.
  • To ensure that all waste is disposed of as per our License requirements, correctly segregated and materials stored in a correct manner.
  • To keep an energy and cost aware focus and to work to reduce energy usage and waste on site.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • B.Sc in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Automation or Instrumentation with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Ability to design, configure, program and commission hardware and software control systems using Delta V, Wonderware, BMS systems and Siemens Automation platforms.
  • Experience with Siemens, Wonderware and Delta V applications.
  • Experience in a similar role in an FDA regulated environment
  • Knowledge of system validation.
  • Pharmaceutical / Chemical industry.
  • Project Engineering and Management.
  • Installation projects, process safety and validation.

For more information and a full job spec on this position please contact Rachael O’Rourke on 061 336 136 or apply online now and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch.

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For more information on this position please contact Rachael O’Rourke on 061 336136 or alternatively apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch

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