Automation Engineer

  • €50,000 - 60,000
  • North Dublin, Republic of Ireland

About your new employer: A global leader in the design and manufacture of packaging and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. The company is dedicated to improving patient health by providing innovative solutions that enhance the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceuticals.

About your new job

  • Develop and implement manufacturing strategies to meet customer and company needs.
  • Manage projects for new equipment and product introductions, ensuring compliance with regulatory, validation, and health and safety requirements.
  • Build relationships with customers and equipment suppliers for new business and continuous improvement.
  • Establish and manage project teams, defining deliverables, timelines, costs, and priorities.
  • Oversee equipment suppliers to ensure specifications, costs, and delivery timelines are met.
  • Collaborate with all departments to ensure new processes meet their needs, providing training and transitioning to operations.
  • Identify, specify, and introduce new manufacturing methods and opportunities.
  • Serve as a technical expert in automated manufacturing processes and assist in training and developing personnel.

What skill/experience you need

  • Must hold an NFQ Level 7 Degree in Engineering, ideally in Automation, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering, and have at least 3 years of engineering experience.
  • Must be well-versed in the hardware and software of PLCs and vision control systems.
  • Must have strong expertise in Barcode Scanning & RFID Automatic Identification and Data Capture for high-volume manufacturing.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Industrial Network architectures (Ethernet IP, ControlNet, and Profibus) and be capable of troubleshooting network problems.
  • Must have a deep understanding of machine control systems, integrated manufacturing control systems (including MES and Batch Manufacturing), and practical experience in querying SQL Databases. Familiarity with GAMP 5 guidelines is a plus.

What’s on offer?

  • 12 month full time contract
  • €50,000 - €60,000

What’s next?

  • Apply now by clicking “Apply Now” or contact me at +353 21 461 5740 or email
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