Automation Software Lead

Posted on: 10/03/2017
Ref: VAC-15382
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Meath
  • Industry: Automation/IT
  • Discipline: Automation Engineer
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 52 weeks+


Job Description

Our client is 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. The company is 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, the company has 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 on the companies 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 Lead Engineer is a key member of the Project Engineering team, which undertakes the design, implementation and testing of Process Systems and Solutions.
The Lead Engineer is a key member of the Project Management team and will work with the companies client stakeholders to develop the overall automation solution. The Lead engineer will have responsibility for the co-ordination and management and implementation of the project deliverables, utilising the company global resources and standards.

The Lead Engineer will take ownership of the Engineering activities required on their area of process deliverables and proactively utilise methodologies, resources and techniques for ensuring project delivery.
Project handover – Work with the Project Management team responsible to ensure that all necessary and relevant information are available to enable effective project delivery.
Client Facing – the lead engineer will be the primary contact for all technical matters relating to their area of delivery and by working closely with the Project Manager ensure that the customer’s expectations are understood, managed and achieved.
Project Management – actively contribute to the development of a realistic and achievable project schedule and provide the Project Manager with all necessary support and information to ensure that they are fully informed of resource requirements, progress and levels of risk.
Project Communications – ensure that the relevant project team members and other stakeholders, are provided with all necessary and relevant information and integration of them into the overall project deliverables.

– BSc in Engineering or equivalent work based experience.
– 8+ years experience in batch automation
– DeltaV experience
– Lead level experience in systems, software, process automation or application engineering capacity.
– Experience in managing multidisciplinary technical teams.
– Experience of developing customer relationships.

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

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