Automation Systems / Controls Engineer

Automation systems / Controls Engineer – Beckoff essential   Reference: TPS071  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Waterford, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (9 months)   DATE POSTED 22/01/2019
INDUSTRY Healthcare      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client:  Systems Integrator focused on delivering automation, information technology / MES, and safety solutions.

End client; Medical Device manufacturer

Summary:  Suitable Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.

Requirement

  • Provide PLC programming, Visions Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support.
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor/customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/positions

Skillset

  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable
Charlie Burgess 02081236574 Recruiter Agent UK
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Graduate Automation Engineer

Graduate Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS070  
SALARY €25,000   LOCATION Cork, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 11/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Engineering company focused on Process Automation delivery of Process Automation Solutions to Global Brands. Distilleries | Breweries | Blending Plants | Food Production | BioPharma.

End client; Pharmaceuticals corporation.

Responsibilities

Automation and controls systems project management towards specification, design, start-up, and commissioning in a cGMP environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following whilst under the supervision/mentorship of Senior staff:

  • Manages projects related to design, commissioning, and performance improvement of automated equipment.
  • Provides design/approval of hardware, software, and controls for automated equipment.
  • Provides technical and automation operational support to Manufacturing and Facilities.
  • Implements software/hardware changes and upgrades, understands impact of actions to Manufacturing and Facilities.
  • Implements modification/change control procedures and protocols.
  • Supports Validation Department with initial design review, software testing, protocol execution and review.
  • Programs PLC and HMI application for automated process equipment, capable of troubleshooting and demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and controls.

Education and Experience:

Requires BS/BEng or higher in Science, Engineering, Instrumentation or Software Programming. May substitute relevant experience for education.

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Security Controls Consultant

Security Controls Consultant Reference: TPS067  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION UK & Holland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 09/01/2019
INDUSTRY Industial Automation
 
DESCRIPTION
Client: Established leader in Industrial Control Systems security, providing organisations with the services and solutions they need to transform the way they procure, build, integrate and manage their critical infrastructures. Major cybersecurity player within the Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Internationally.

Job Title Industrial Control Systems Security Consultant with strong experience in critical infrastructure sectors (Power, Oil&Gas, Transportation, Water, Manufacturing etc.) and a variety of cybersecurity disciplines including.

Industrial Automation and Process Control – Enterprise, IT and OT cyber security – Industry regulations including IEC 62443, NIST and other industry standards and regulations – Smart Grids and Digital Oilfields.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in performing control systems risk assessments, and security awareness training for systems operators, owners and vendors
  • Expertise on developing industrial control systems security programs, and securing IACS network architecture
  • Experience with operational technologies such as Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) – Hands-on penetration testing and vulnerability assessment (White/Black Box) for mission-critical systems during FAT or SAT activities
  • Understanding of IACS security lifecycle and safety case – Fundamental understanding of IT and OT network communication protocols (For example – TCP/IP, UDP, OPC, IEC 101/104, Modbus, IEC 61850, WirelessHART, ISA100 etc.)
  • Active participation in design concepts and implementation strategies for various SIS, PLC and DCS systems to guarantee practical implementation of security standards
  • Understanding of contemporary and legacy security technologies used within a particular domain, such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Diodes, SIEM
  • Strong knowledge of networking technology (e.g. routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Must have the ability to quickly master, simplify, and communicate the value proposition of complex subjects to clients
  • Comprehend the customer’s business environment and suggest fit for ICS/SCADA security solutions
  • Perform pre-sales activities (e.g. proposals, presales calls, RFP responses)

Degrees & Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field

Minimum of two years in industrial control systems security experience – Excellent consulting and communication skills

CISSP, OSCP, GICSP, CISM or CISA certification – Fluent in Dutch and English

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Principle Automation Engineer

Principle Automation Engineer Reference: TPS066
SALARY €55/h – €65/h LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 09/01/2019
INDUSTRY BioPharma
DESCRIPTION
Client; BioPharma corporation

Job Title: Principle Automation Engineer

Requirement;

To satisfy sustained and increasing demands in the Engineering & Automation Department, this client is now looking to recruit an experienced Principle level Automation Engineer with the dynamism and motivation to become an expert member of our team. The position will be based in their Dublin office and will require work at customer sites nationally or internationally.

You will be reporting to the Automation Engineering Manager, your primary role will be to specify, design, configure and program Industrial Automation Systems for integration into plant, machinery and equipment for our customers.

Responsibilities

  • You will develop the concepts for new automation and machinery or the upgrade and refurbishment of existing assets.
  • You will design and program PLC based systems and HMIs.
  • These systems will be effectively integrated with other plant or machine elements including, Robotics, PLC based control systems, Motion Control Systems, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems, Machine and Process Safeguarding elements etc.
  • As Safe Automation is one of our core businesses you will design the safety related control system part of the automation and machinery solutions for our customers.
  • You will prepare systems at the Pilz facilities for acceptance testing and qualification.
  • You will manage the installation and commissioning of automation equipment the systems at customer
  • You will provide the necessary documentation to our customers for operation, maintenance and qualification of our systems.

Essential Experience/Knowledge:

  • Degree in engineering, preferably electrical, control or instrumentation systems.
  • 3+ years’ experience in the design and programming of automation systems. Such experience must include:
  • Commissioning, troubleshooting and programming; and the contribution to Electrical and Mechanical installation and commissioning teams.
  • Generation of electrical drawings, cable schedules and termination diagrams
  • PLC Control System programming and configuration
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/bio-pharma
  • Experience in process control system design
  • HAZOP
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Validation Engineer

Validation Engineer   Reference: TPS065  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Dublin, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 08/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Systems Integrator focused on Process Automation Delivery of Process Automation Solutions to Global Brands.

End client focus; Distilleries | Breweries | Blending Plants | Food Production | BioPharma

Job Title; Validation Engineer

Responsibilities;  Ensuring that all manufacturing processes, packing operations, equipment, cleaning, utilities/facilities, computer and analytical methods are fully validated to meet the expected and operational requirements and GMP regulatory requirement. Must have the presence to promote the company image and ensure that this is enhanced by the successful implementation of systems.
This will be an interesting and varied role, and the opportunity to progress within the team will be available to the right candidate. Produce project documentation suite such as design documentation and test specifications and expected to review documents produced by junior engineers.
Essential Skills;

  • At least 5 years experience in Validation (ComputerSystem/Process/Project/Equipment/Cleaning etc.) within the Biotech/Med Device/ Pharmaceutical (FDA/MHRA regulated industries).
  • Strong cGMP, GAMP and GxP knowledge with knowledge of FDA 21 CFR Part 11, Annex 11 regulation.
  • Demonstrated understanding and hands-on experience generating and reviewing validation lifecycle documents.
  • Ability to discuss technical aspects of validation and GxP testing with clients.
  • Strong attention to detail regarding documentation is a must.
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Delta V Engineer

Control System Engineer  Reference: TPS064  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Germany
JOB TYPE Contract (24 months) DATE POSTED 03/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical
 
DESCRIPTION Migration DCS
Client; System Integrator providing turnkey Industrial Automation Solutions and focuses on delivering Process Control Systems & MES Systems for Pharma, Food & Beverages & Manufacturing Customers in Ireland & UK.End client; Irish Pharmaceutical’s corporation based in Cork

Requirement; Senior Automation Engineer with extensive knowledge on the Delta V system, you must be able to cover the full project life cycle on this project.

Responsibilities; You will be Reporting to the Lead Automation Commissioning Engineer, responsible for the full project life-cycle. Experience on migration projects highly desirable.

  • 5+ years’ Direct Pharmaceutical Automation experience
  • Delta V Experience 5+ years exp
  • Knowledge of S88
  • Software design experience Base layer to Phase
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Change management Experience
  • AMS experience
  • Loop checking
  • Minimum 3 years Commissioning experience in a plant
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CSV Consultant

CSV Consultant   Reference: TPS032  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Netherlands
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 16/01/2018
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Validation Engineer IT

Purpose of the function:

The Validation Engineer IT is responsible for managing IT validations from start to finish (also often referred to as computerised system validation). For …………………. this concerns the validation of IT systems that are typical for pharmaceutical production companies, including ………………………………………. The so-called Process Control systems, such as SCADA systems that are used to control and monitor production lines, also belong to this category.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Performing GMP impact assessments.
Ensure that the quality requirements from the regulations and …………… standards are translated correctly to the user requirements of a system. Consider requirements regarding Back-up & Restore, Incident Management, Disaster Recovery, Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures.
Determine and implement a validation approach for the system (including any interfaces).
Facilitating so-called Design Verification (or Design Qualification) sessions;
Managing the tests according to a structured and formally established procedure.
Assess and report the test results. Review deviations and corrective measures and coordinate possible re-tests.
Ensure that suppliers comply with Astellas standards for design, documentation and validation.

Professional profile:

Educational attainment
Minimum HBO level (or thinking level)
Knowledge of the formulation and packaging processes.
Preferably knowledge of Electronic Batch Records Systems, Laboratory Information Systems or systems that are comparable in terms of complexity and degree of integration.
Knowledge of GMP regulations (Eudralex Volume 4, 21 CFR Parts 210, 211 and 11) and ISPE Good Practice Guides (GAMP5).
Knowledge of ICT and Industrial Automation.
Knowledge of System Life Cycle methodologies.
Competences Planning and organizing.
Analytical skills.
Quality-oriented and accurate work.
Excellent communication skills in word and writing both in English and in Dutch.
Experience
Minimum 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry or laboratory.
Minimum 3 years experience with the validation of computer systems in the aforementioned industries.
Experience with the validation of an Electronic Batch Records Systems, Laboratory Information Systems or systems that are comparable in terms of complexity and degree of integration.
Experience with System Life Cycle methodologies.

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Delta V Engineer

Delta V Engineer    Reference: TPS027  
SALARY £50,000 +   LOCATION United Kingdom
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 05/12/2017
INDUSTRY Process (Food & Pharma)      
Requirements  5 years AI

2 years Delta V

     
DESCRIPTION        
 

As a lead Automation Engineer you will be Reporting to the Lead Automation Commissioning Engineer, responsible for supporting CQV teams with Loop checking, troubleshooting devices on DeltaV, Fault finding, Commissioning and troubleshooting on the DeltaV software. PID Loop tuning is an important factor in the senior commissioning engineer’s role.

Requirements

  • 5 years’ Automation experience
  • DeltaV Experience 2 years
  • Knowledge of S88
  • Software design experience Base layer to Phase
  • English is of good work proficiency
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Change management Experience
  • AMS experience
  • Loop checking
  • Minimum 3 years Commissioning experience in a plant

Desired experience:

  • Instrumentation electrical etc experience
  • Mynah VIM experience
  • Loop tuning PID tuning
  • Communication protocols Foundation fieldbus, Devicenet, Profibus and Modbus
  • Life science experience Minimum 2 years
  • HyperV

 

 

       

Senior Control Engineer (Ireland)

Senior Control Engineer    Reference: TPS018  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 17/08/2017
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical
  PLC focused  Allen Bradley
DESCRIPTION HMI SCADA Wonderware
Established automation System Integrator in Ireland requires experienced Controls Engineers to engage on two separate projects in Ireland (Cork or Limerick). The position is focused in the healthcare/nutrition space and will require you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working with validated Automation systems in the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

The suitable candidate for this position will be responsible for;

  • Development and implementation of software solutions through change control as required while understanding impact of actions to Manufacturing and Facilities equipment.
  • Ability to program, diagnose and troubleshoot Allen Bradley Rockwell PLC and HMI application for automated process equipment.
  • Provide technical and automation operational support to Engineering, Manufacturing, Validation and Facilities departments.

My client requests that your profile shows a good level of long-term commitment on Permanent opportunities in previous careers. They offer high level of investment in their candidates i.e training courses, skill development.

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