Automation Engineer – Limerick | Collins McNicholas

Automation Engineer – Limerick

  • Reference: GJ42773REK02
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick, Limerick city
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Automation Engineer – Limerick- Perm

Ensure reliable & smooth operation of all automation systems & associated infrastructure required to operate a 24×7 commercial manufacturing facility. Work with IT, QA & internal customers from Industrial Operations to determine objectives & priority of assignments. 


• Provide ongoing operational support & maintenance of site Distributed control & reporting systems & Data Historians
• Directly support operations with troubleshooting & issue resolution on automation systems & applications
• Own & Perform technical & validation tasks on distributed Automation systems
• Act as automation expert (SME) in cross functional teams in support of large capital projects.
• Investigation of manufacturing deviations & anomalies related to automation & software, manage projects related to corrective action or equipment performance improvement including Site Change Control.

• Program PLC & HMI applications for automated process equipment, capable of troubleshooting & demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and controls.
 Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technological field

• Experience with implementing or supporting the operation of one or more of the following platforms: FactoryTalk View, Proficy Data Historian, Allen Bradley PLCs, iFIX.
• 5+ years relevant experience in biopharmaceutical/regulated industry (FDA/cGMP).
• Experience authoring & reviewing SOP’s, system test plans, on-the-job-training manuals & other controlled documents.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Independent decision making and use of judgment, as well as prioritization of work accordingly to align with annual objectives required.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role/company please contact Amy O’Neill on 091-706718 or email

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