Automation Engineer PLC SCADA

Dublin, Ireland, Dublin/Surrounding Area
Posted 1 year ago

I am partnered with a global pharmaceutical company based in Dublin in their search for an experienced SCADA Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, commissioning, and support of a plant wide SCADA project.

  • You will also be responsible for the development of the SCADA systems from design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance. 
  • Work closely with Vendors and OEM’s to deliver the optimum solution for the client in a vendor package capacity. 
  • Supply the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot, and validate these systems in a compliant manner.
  • Support multiple Automation projects & sustaining areas as required.
  • Develop the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Maintenance and Operation of the Automated Systems.
  • Maintain the validated state of the automated systems.
  • Implement code / systems changes on the automation systems under change management / change control.
  • Participate in the development of the Automated System Life Cycle documents.
  • Working on site Automation Systems and continuous improvement initiatives.



  • B.Sc. degree in Engineering or equivalent, with emphasis in software development, electrical, electronic or automation discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience in industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or relevant GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Database expertise using Microsoft SQL Server
  • PLC programming experience in a platform such as Rockwell will be beneficial.
  • A strong understanding of networks and VLAN etc.
  • Experience in supporting PLC, OSI Historian, SCADA and HMI systems.
  • Strong understanding of GMP standards.
  • Onsite experience of commissioning and qualification works.

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