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Automation Engineer Cork Ireland,  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 04 June 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. 
  • Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company  one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
  • Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you.  
  • To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.  
  • As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
  • The Automation Engineer will provide Automation support and expertise in a highly automated manufacturing facility to assist our company  to manufacture quality pharmaceutical.
  • Responsible and accountable for supporting all Automation components of the process.
  • On-floor support of manufacturing activities.
  • Active participation in the Tier process (performing as an Automation Business Partner to a manufacturing facility) and proactively resolving technical issues before they impact the business priorities.
  • Maximize performance through continuous improvement initiatives and other relevant project support.
  •  Ensure compliance with and maintenance of SOP's and technical documentation e.g. Change Management, Incident Problem Management, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), System Development Life-cycle/Computer Systems Validation (SDLC/CSV), Safety, Data integrity and Cyber Security.
  • Leads in installing and placing new/upgraded equipment into operations. Develops solutions for automation problems.
  • Oversees investigations of automation anomalies to prevent recurrence.
  •  Participates in audits and training programs in the area of responsibility.
  •  Evaluates automated and information technology systems, and develops strategies to optimize and ensure quality and stability of automation systems through future expansion, replacement, or upgrade.

  • Degree or 3rd Level Qualification (Engineering/Science) discipline or equivalent.
  •  Desirable to have qualification/experience in Project Management.
  •  Desirable evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
  •  Very Strong Collaboration and Communication Skills
  •  Problem solving skills
  •  Knowledge and experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean Methodologies.
  •  Demonstrated leadership and change management skills with a continuous improvement focus.
  •  At least 4 Years experience with Automation and IT  systems.
  •  Extensive technical, operational and business expertise in the following disciplines:
  •  DeltaV DCS Systems
  •  PLC / SCADA / BMS Systems (e.g. Siemens, InTouch, Desigo)
  •  Data Historian Systems (e.g. OSI PI)
  •  Computer Systems Validation
  •  Manufacturing Execution Systems (Electronic Batch Records e.g. Werum Pas-X)
  •  Computer Systems Validation
  •  Instrumentation/Automation & Control
  •  Control System/Shopfloor/Network Integration
  •  Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues in a team environment, and with vendors, contractors and external customers
  •  Effective time management and multi-tasking skills
  •  Vendor and Contractor management
  •  Demonstrable analytical and systematic problem solving skills
  •  Ability to liaise with above-site networked/matrixed Automation & IT functions.

Our employees are the key to our company s success.  We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Segment:  Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Pharmaceutical, Lean Six Sigma, Instrumentation, Engineering, Science, Management                       


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