IT Systems Automation Engineer

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Central Dublin
Salary Description:
FRS Recruitment
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As a member of the Operations IS Automation team, you will support complex and challenging system automation initiatives.


* Ownership and administration of equipment control systems in a regulated manufacturing setting
* Support product manufacturing within the preparation and packaging areas
* Lead and support system improvements, development of detailed specification, engineering documents, and standard operating procedures
* Lead technical root cause analysis, incident investigations and troubleshooting issues related to electrical, instrumentation and equipment control systems
* Support new product introductions or new technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing automation system configuration changes and supporting engineering runs
* Solving complex problems, project management, lifecycle management and operational excellence
* Develop and manage change control requests


* Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering with 7+ years experience in operations/manufacturing environment
* Manufacturing automation experience
* Excellent control systems automation background focused specifically in design, installation, programming, validation and lifecycle maintenance of automated equipment
* Strong network architecture or engineering proficiencies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Network IDS/IPS, Active Directory, Domain Integration and Firewalls
* Solid leadership, technical writing, and communication/presentation skills
* Experience in change control, non-conformance, corrective and preventative actions, and validation practices
* Experience in developing automation strategies for new product introduction and new technology deployment
* Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible pragmatic executable plans
* Ability to influence the development of business area strategy and IT strategy where appropriate
* Ensure application of corporate blueprint and standards using business drivers to local business needs and project requirements
* Development and presentation of project plans to senior management
* Day to day vendor management and contract negotiations with focus on Automation Systems Integrators and OEM suppliers
* Independent, self-motivated, organized, able to multi-task in project environments and skilled in communication and collaboration
* Team player, prepared to work in and embrace a team-based culture that relies on collaboration for effective decision-making

Travel at various times may be required to support execution of projects

Contact Details:
FRS Recruitment
Tel: 00353 (0)86 7838584
Contact: Emma Sheehy

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