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IT Infrastructure Automation Engineer

  1. Midlands (Ireland)
  1. Contract
  1. Life Sciences
Date Posted18 Feb 2021
Long term contract opportunity for an Automation Engineer with IT Infrastructure experience to join a state-of-the-art Global Biotech Manufacturing facility in Ireland. 

Ireland is a hub of activity for the Life Sciences Industry at present with global players investing heavily in new manufacturing sites here. 

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Automation Engineer with IT Infrastructure experience to work on an inital 12 month contract with a Biotech Manufacturing organization in County Westmeath. 

Working hours will be 40 per week, 5 days per week. Whilst Covid-19 is still an issue, the role will be mainly remote with some days required onsite. This position will then be an onsite role we some flexibility to work from home for one day a week. For this reason, we are looking for someone based in Ireland for this role. 

The ideal candidate will have the following experience: 

• 4 - 6 years or more IT Applications & Infrastructure experience
• 2 years or more supporting GMP environments and applications
• Strong knowledge of Virtualization (incl. VMWare & Hyper-V) in an operational environment.
• Has knowledge of industrial environment system architectures.
• Ability to constructively challenge, defend and present technical aspects of system design.
• Demonstrated capability for leading complex IT projects technically from initial design / development through to the validation of the facility in support of defined objectives
• Direct experience in supporting a manufacturing facility
• Experience of implementing change controls and investigating system deviations/events.
• Experience of system integration using Ethernet, Profibus & other industrial interfaces.
• Experience with SQL Server is a necessity, experience of OSI soft Pi is a plus.
• Understanding of cGMP requirements for clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the ability to implement best practices (GAMP) to ensure site automation systems are cGMP compliant.
• Understanding of automation system implementation and validation life cycle along with an understanding of the product quality impact of changes.

For more information on the role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV today! 

The candidate must have the rights to work in the location stated in the job advert.

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