Automation Engineering Group Leader

Posted on: 28/02/2017
Ref: VAC-15336
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
  • Industry: Automation/IT
  • Discipline: Automation Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Emerson are the predominant supplier of automation systems to the biotechnology manufacturing sector in Ireland. Based in Ireland for over 15 years, the company has market leading automation and MES systems as well as associated hardware and field instrumentation. Emerson are looking to significantly increase their team to meet the growth in the sector in Ireland. With offices in both Cork and Dublin, these roles will give opportunities to work on the process automation of major pharma and biotech projects, implementing new technologies and developing industry leading manufacturing information systems. The Irish offices provides automation solutions to the Life Science sector across Europe, with Ireland being the center of excellence for the company’s flagship MES product.

With a large installed base of automation systems in Ireland across most of Irelands biotech manufactures, Emerson have significant opportunities available in both on site and office based roles. This role will involve significant interfacing with the client, modelling the process, developing functional specifications and managing the automation delivery of individual process areas.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to advance their career using Emerson’s talent management programme with significant training on both automation and MES systems as well as industry trends, new technologies and exposure to pharma and biotech processes

The Engineering Group Leader will be primarily responsible for maintaining and developing an Engineering team capable of executing projects, including providing support to the Operations Manager in the recruitment of new Engineering staff.
They shall maintain and develop a team that: has a skill set profile aligned with the business forecast, the wider UKI Engineering team and the 5 year strategic plan; can deliver projects effectively and efficiently by utilising the available productivity tools and remote Engineering centres.

– Degree in Engineering/Science Discipline
– Delta V DCS background/experience essential
– Experience in senior leadership roles essential
– Experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry

For more information on this role please contact Eoin on 021-4777329 or, you can also apply direct through this advert.

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