Automation Engineer

CREGG Recruitment is currently looking for an Automation Engineer with a Siemens and Pharma background for a Pharmaceutical client based in Waterford on a 12 month + contract


  • To provide technical support and program management to all manufacturing operations and NPI’s throughout the site.
  • To provide technical leadership and control of all control system activities in the pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.


  • Provide technical support to all control system-related issues.
  • Tasks include daily troubleshooting, optimization, and documentation control.
  • The leadership of control system validation activities during project start-up.
  • Life cycle management of the on-site control systems, to GAMP-4 requirements.
  • Project management of control system elements of continuous improvement projects.
  • Work closely with process engineers/ technical support chemists and other
    departments to deliver these continuous improvement projects.
  • Project management and technical development of future integrations of the control systems, with planned MIS and ERP systems.
  • Departmental budgeting as delegated by the Automation & IT Manager.


  • 5 years of experience in process automation, with relevant experience in batch processing and Siemens platforms in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • 5 years of experience the 21 CFR Part 11 requirements for automated systems in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • 3 years of Experience in plant start-ups and new product introductions to pharmaceutical facilities. Must be able to lead these activities in a start-up environment.
  • A master’s Engineering degree
  • A Valid EU work permit


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