Solution Architect (WinCC OA)

Solution Architect (WinCC OA)    Reference: TPS048   
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Belgium
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 17/07/2018
INDUSTRY Infrastructure (Tunnel)      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Established system integrator in Europe, assisting blue-chip organisations on their EPC requirements. They are currently engaged on a long-term Tunnel (greenfield) SCADA project in Brussels.

Offers all the skill-sets required to design, integrate, install, maintain and improve systems and equipment in the fields of electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

 

Role & responsibility

Development of complex / decentral WinCC OA (PVSS II) Systems

Development of Frameworks, Libraries and project specific WinCC OA designs

At least 2 years of project experience with WinCC OA (PVSS II)

Experiences in the Rail or Tunnel industry would be ideal

Expert know-how for the following technical issues would be very beneficial

Distributed Server Architectures

Conception of large SCADA Systems

Disaster Recovery Systems

long range communication for SCADA Systems

Communication protocols like OPC DA/UA, IEC 60870-104, SNMP, Modbus, TCP/IP

Historical data acquisition with oracle databases

 

 Recruiter Charlie Burgess 02084326080    
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Mechanical / Process Engineer 24/5 shift

Mechanical / Process Engineer – Shift   Reference: TPS047  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract   DATE POSTED 25/06/2018
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
Specification        
Client; Established System Integrator delivering in the area of industrial automation Ireland. They offer 360 spectrum of related services including system development, upgrades, technical support, project management and validation consultancy.

End client environments are blue-chip, multinationals in the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical and water treatment.
This client has an aseptic drug product operations facility, specialising in secondary manufacturing activities Formulation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation and Packaging. There is a strong culture of continuous improvement and innovation within this company to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.

Duties include:

· Provide day to day tactical engineering support to operations on 24*7 shift pattern with 1 engineer per shift

· To support trouble shooting on all processes and equipment including:

Detailed problem statement
Structured root cause analysis
Documenting of corrective actions
Supporting Non Conformances
· To keep a log (cimApps) of all reported problems across equipment and processes

· To run trend reports based on log of issues encountered across each system and class of issue

· To attend daily production meetings and drive action

· To address flow interrupter and reliability tasks supplied by the maintenance and engineering team

· To generate and share monthly reports of system performance

Ideal background (not exclusive)

· Engineering degree – mechanical, process, chemical, manufacturing, bio-tech

· Experience in pharma industry – aseptic fill finish manufacturing preferred

· 2 to 5 years relevant experience

 

Get in touch with us for full brief on this position.

 

 Recruiter Charlie Burgess 02084326080  

Patching Engineer

Automation (Patching) Engineer   Reference: TPS043  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 25/06/2018
INDUSTRY        
         
Specification        
Client; Established System Integrator delivering in the area of industrial automation Ireland. They offer 360 spectrum of related services including system development, upgrades, technical support, project management and validation consultancy.

End client environments are blue-chip, multinationals in the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical and water treatment.

This client has an aseptic drug product operations facility, specialising in secondary manufacturing activities Formulation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation and Packaging. There is a strong culture of continuous improvement and innovation within this company to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.

The Automation (Patching) Engineer has the technical responsibility for the patching and testing of automation systems for the purpose of maintaining Cybersecurity.

As a contract, the position offers excellent rates and the opportunity for a long term placement

Roles and Responsibilities:

· Assessment of latest windows security patches against vendor approved releases

· Testing of automation systems on development environments prior to releasing to production

· Scheduling of patching outages with production

· Periodically applying approved patches using centralised patch management tools

· System Readiness Testing of production systems prior to handback for commercial manufacturing

· Attend regular team meetings to inform stakeholders of progress

· Reporting of progress to system owners and the wider IS team

· Regularly liaise with stakeholders to ensure effective communication on outages

· Adherence to GXP procedures on site in relation to all aspects of the position

Skills and Education:

Third level qualification in Electrical, Electronic, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent
Min 2 years’ experience working with automated control systems preferably in the Life Sciences/ Pharma sector
SCADA experience with preference for GE iFix, Wonderware Intouch and Rockwell FTView SE
PLC experience with a preference for Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley PLCs
Experience in project managing automation projects and/or a portfolio of multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrable experience of successful delivery of complex multidiscipline automation projects or products
Experience in managing system IT infrastructure would be an advantage
Recognised project management qualification such as APM, PMI or Prince2 is a plus

Get in touch with us for full brief on this position.

 

 Recruiter Charlie Burgess 02084326080  

Automation Engineer – Maidstone, Kent

Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS042  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION United Kingdom, Kent
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 04/06/2018
INDUSTRY Water Treatment / Distribution      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Well established and reliable Systems Integrator in the Southern region. Extensive experience of all the major SCADA and PLC platforms – as well as many specialist or more niche programmable devices – and this pool of knowledge can be leveraged by any individual engineer or project team.

Job title: Control and Automation Systems – Senior Software Engineer

Main Responsibilities;

  • Actively participates in the whole life cycle of delivering projects, from start to finish.
  • Interface directly with customers and suppliers.
  • Produce the design documents.
  • Writes the test documents.
  • Perform testing with customers.
  • Prepares risk assessments and Method Statements
  • Carry out on-site commissioning.
  • Compile training manuals and runs customer training session.

Required Skill;

  • Demonstrate familiar and proficient experience with Wonderware’s System Platform (Archestra) software.
  • Familiar and proficient at writing code for the major brands of PLC and SCADA / HMI platforms, and an appetite to learn new technologies (Rockwell / Siemens).
  • Would be great, but not essential, to have good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial Ethernet networks.
  • 5+ years’ experience writing software and working directly with customers.

Client is operating out of 5 office locations in the UK so if you are open to this role but the location is not suitable please get in touch to learn more.

 Recruiter  Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080  

Software Engineer – PCS7

Software Engineer – PCS7    Reference: TPS041  
SALARY €3,500 – €4,500   LOCATION Holland, Amsterdam
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 29/05/2018
INDUSTRY Process, Energy, Water treatment      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Client is a Siemens partner based in Amsterdam operating projects in Europe – Process optimisation, advice and automation.

The suitable and capable engineers can do all tasks concerning the projects, that can be writing the functional design specification, having close contact with the customer to get all the information, creating the software and SCADA, doing the factory acceptance tests, commissioning of the project. Commissioning can be in the Netherlands but also abroad.

Industries: Water, Food, Oil&Gas, Chemicals & Steel

Technical environment: PCS7, Batch, C# .NET

 

 Recruiter  Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080  

Control and Automation Support Engineer

A&C Support Engineer   Reference: TPS040   
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION United Kingdom, Hertfordshire
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 15/05/2018
INDUSTRY Utilities, Energy & Water      
         
DESCRIPTION        
 

Location: Hampshire

Position:

  • On-call allowance and company car
  • Salary…………, company pension scheme and monthly profit share

Client focus: 

  • Water treatment, Water supply, Airport (DBS), Fuel, Power generation and Energy from waste

Candidate:

  • Flexible, adaptable, willingness to learn, customer facing

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Fault Finding (electrical circuits for control systems)
  • Documentation (risk assessments, Meta statements)
  • Strong understanding of Process
  • Digital input / Output
  • Analogue System, Sensor

Desired experience:

  • PLC, SCADA and HMI
 Recruiter  charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080  

Electrical Engineer (Lead)

Electrical Engineer (Lead) Reference: TPS039
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 08/05/2018
INDUSTRY Manufacturing
DESCRIPTION
 

Leading engineer for machine assembly & technical support.Job description: Leading engineer for machine assembly & technical support.

Main Tasks: Technical lead for a team of engineers responsible for assembling advanced PC & PLC controlled machines.  Co ordinate and lead installation and technical support. Assist with new product development and design improvement of existing products.

Qualifications: Degree in Electrical/Mechanical engineering or equivalent

Experience: 5+ years experience in machine building  Good working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and PLC control elements of machines Good working knowledge of Solidworks Good working knowledge of electrical wiring diagrams

Requirements: Clean Driving License & passport Good interpersonal skills

 

 

 Recruiter  charlie burgess  02084326080  cb@turnkeypsl..com

Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician   Reference: TPS038  
SALARY £31,941 pa plus shift pay of £2,677.58 pa, for a 42 hour week   LOCATION United Kingdom, South East England
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 23/04/2018
INDUSTRY Infrastructure      
         
DESCRIPTION        
We are assisting one of the UK’s busiest container and general cargo ports in their search for a 2x Engineering Technicians. Our client regularly welcomes new vessels and is diversifying to accommodate varied cargoes. With further investment anticipated; they are looking at growing the workforce to maintain and repair the Port’s plant and equipment in both planned and reactive maintenance activities and repair services. The Engineering Department will also provide facilities support and site services to the new tenant operated plants on site.

Key Requirements

These include:

  • Complete engineering activities in both planned and reative maintenance in all areas of the Port, as directed by Engineering Supervision and management.
  • Experience weighted towards electrical engineering would be preferred.
  • Carrying out activites in a safe and effective manner whilst working to challenging operational deadlines, prioritising, problem solving, decision making and maintaining clear communication with all stakeholders.
  • Provide technical expertise to engineering procurement and stores.
  • Completion of all installations and repairs to the highest standards to maintain optimum performance and availability of equipment.
  • Prioritising work requirements within your area of responsibility to ensure optimum safety standards and maximum efficiencies.
  • Utilise Engineering MIS systems to schedule and record progress and completion of all Engineering work activities.
  • Multi-skilled experience, knowledge and skillset applicable to heavy industrial engineering activities.
  • Willingness to undertake required training to ensure familiarisation with all equipment in service and achieve continuous development of skills.
  • A proven track record of flexibility with the ability to cope with changing demands and priorities on several concurrent work activities.
  • Aptitude for working outdoors and at heights.

Who we are looking for?

Suitable applicants will have:

  • Qualified in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, ideally at ONC level or above.
  • Experience in a technical discipline following academic trade training, for example electrical or mechanical engineering apprenticeship.
  • Experience of up to date techniques for engineering repairs and maintenance.
  • Willingness to develop technical knowledge through continuous professional development. Full UK Driving Licence.

 

 Recruiter Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080 cb@turnkeypsl.com

Process Automation Engineer

Process Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS037  
SALARY €45 – €60   LOCATION Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract   DATE POSTED 10/04/2018
INDUSTRY Life Science      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Process Automation Engineer (Contract) reporting to the Associate Director, IT based in Ireland

Key Responsibilities

  • Adherence to GEP and GXP procedures on site in relation to all aspects of the job
    Provide technical leadership and support for IT projects in relation to Process Automation control systems (new equipment install, upgrades, disaster recovery execution, etc.) as required.
  • Supports the Process Automation Project Lead role as required for project impacting issues, and ensures adherence to Process Automation site standards.
  • Provide technical leadership and support for control systems to engineering, maintenance and process engineers across Manufacturing and Process Development as required.
  • Supports the Process Automation Admin role as required for business impacting issues.
  • Lead and assist in the design, development and updates to Rockwell based control systems associated with Process Control and Utilities, e.g. HVAC and energy management.
  • Prepare specifications, protocols, procedures and other documentation as required, and as per site procedures in line with change control, GAMP and GEP. Keep documentation current (drawings, specifications, validation documentation etc).
  • Co-ordinate and manage control system projects if required. Ensures that agreed control systems standards and guidelines for new equipment introduction are adhered to. Works with vendors, Engineering project managers and business users to implement systems to the required standards.
  • Ensure all work carried out and systems installed are safe, effective and in compliance with regulatory requirements by thorough commissioning.
  • Provides handover to the Process Automation administrator, Maintenance and Process Engineers from project mode to operational support. Ensures that training materials are updated when required.
  • Proactively identify opportunities, anticipates problems and implement solutions with the Process Automation Administrator, Process Engineers and the Maintenance team.
  • Liaise and communicate with site users and vendors to ensure control systems operate to maximum effect, and as per the Site IT Automation Strategy.
  • Adheres to the local Process Support Model: Records and investigates issues, performs root cause analysis, escalates to management and other teams as required. Co-ordinates the response with external vendors for issue resolution, upgrades etc.
  • Work with wider IT team to create the required interfaces between control systems, historians, MES / EBR systems.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate in a culture of efficiency, helpfulness, innovation, continuous improvement, enthusiasm, reliable & consistent delivery, integrity, partnership and collaboration, locally and globally.

Requirements

  • Degree in Automation Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent control systems knowledge. Must have excellent knowledge of Rockwell suite of applications (Allen Bradley PLC, FTView, FTBatch, VantagePoint)
  • Good documentation practices as per GAMP 5 and GEP / GxP
    Experience of or exposure to SCADA, (ifix, Wonderware) Siemens PLCs, Bar Coding an advantage.
  • 3 – 5 year experience in a role that meets the above requirements.
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written word).
  • Experience in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industries is desirable.

 

Recruiter Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080  

Process Automation Engineer

Process Automation Engineer    Reference: TPS036  
SALARY €45 – €55 per hour   LOCATION Ireland, Athlone
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 27/03/2018
INDUSTRY Life Science      
         
DESCRIPTION        
  • Adherence to GEP and GXP procedures on site in relation to all aspects of the job
  • Provide technical leadership and support for IT projects in relation to Process Automation control systems (new equipment installs, upgrades, disaster recovery execution, etc.) as required.
  • Supports the Process Automation Project Lead role as required for project impacting issues and ensures adherence to Process Automation site standards.
  • Provide technical leadership and support for control systems to engineering, maintenance and process engineers across Manufacturing and Process Development as required. Supports the Process Automation Admin role as required for business impacting issues.
  • Lead and assist in the design, development and updates to Rockwell based control systems associated with Process Control and Utilities, e.g. HVAC and energy management.
  • Prepare specifications, protocols, procedures and other documentation as required, and as per site procedures in line with change control, GAMP and GEP. Keep documentation current (drawings, specifications, validation documentation etc).
  • Co-ordinate and manage control system projects if required. Ensures that agreed control systems standards and guidelines for new equipment introduction are adhered to. Works with vendors, Engineering project managers and business users to implement systems to the required standards.
  • Ensure all work carried out and systems installed are safe, effective and in compliance with regulatory requirements by thorough commissioning.
  • Provides handover to the Process Automation administrator, Maintenance and Process Engineers from project mode to operational support. Ensures that training materials are updated when required.
  • Proactively identify opportunities, anticipates problems and implement solutions with the Process Automation Administrator, Process Engineers and the Maintenance team.
  • Liaise and communicate with site users and vendors to ensure control systems operate to maximum effect, and as per the Site IT Automation Strategy.
  • Adheres to the local Process Support Model: Records and investigates issues, performs root cause analysis, escalates to management and other teams as required. Co-ordinates the response with external vendors for issue resolution, upgrades etc.
  • Work with wider IT team to create the required interfaces between control systems, historians, MES / EBR systems.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate in a culture of efficiency, helpfulness, innovation, continuous improvement, enthusiasm, reliable & consistent delivery, integrity, partnership and collaboration, locally and globally.

Requirements

  • Degree in Automation Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent control systems knowledge. Must have excellent knowledge of Rockwell suite of applications (Allen Bradley PLC, FTView, FTBatch, VantagePoint)
  • Good documentation practices as per GAMP 5 and GEP / GxP
  • Experience of or exposure to SCADA, (ifix, Wonderware) Siemens PLCs, Bar Coding an advantage.
  • 3 – 5 year experience in a role that meets the above requirements.
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written word).
  • Experience in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industries is desirable.