Automation Engineer – Laboratory Lead

Dublin, Ireland
Posted 9 months ago



  • The site Lead Engineer for labs will be responsible for delivery of Automation and IT scope on one or more lab projects in the portfolio of capital projects.
  • Work closely with the site teams responsible for the full Automation and IT scope and with vendors / partners with responsibility for delivery of systems.
  • Partner with local project teams to deliver Automation and IT aspects of Laboratory capital projects
  • Develop and/or review System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) deliverables, compliant with site standards.
  • Coach, mentor and provide technical training to colleagues.
  • Understand and educate local project teams on automation standards as they relate to technology selection, system configuration, SDLC, validation, hardware, software environments and business processes.
  • Work closely with the QAIT function to ensure compliance with site Quality standards.
  • Provide input to the development of project schedules and document trackers.
  • Participate in, and support, relevant project meetings.
  • Support the development and execution of project staffing plans if required.
  • Drive efficiencies in execution of projects to reduce costs and cycle times based on standards
  • Engages with stakeholders at all levels of projects.
  • Ensures that SDLC is appropriately applied
  • Excellent facilitation, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and define business problems, develop business cases, and identify appropriate process and technological solutions is essential.
  • Proven facilitation, meeting/workshop management, project management and change management skills are essential.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
  • Experience with Laboratory systems such as LIMS, Empower and Nugenesis
  • Experience in automation equipment used in Laboratory an advantage




  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical degree.
  • Experience in project/automation/IT support in a similar role with experience in laboratory analytical instrument qualification.


To apply contact Martin Lynch on 087-344 3581.


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