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Global AIS Business Partner

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21175

Excellent opportunity for an Experienced IT Automation Engineering Manager to join a global biologics leader in Ireland. The role is a global business partner responsible for sites in Ireland and worldwide in terms of new automation and digitilisation projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong IT Automation background in a pharma / biotech setting.

Overview of your responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Act as global project and service partner to support regional and global sites in new automation /digitalization projects, sustaining improvement and operational optimization.
  • Work with technical teams and business stakeholders to gather user requirements to form technical solutions. 
  • Lead and coordinate life-cycle project management for delivery of automation systems, Vendor VPEs integrations, Building management System (BMS), and OT applications such as PI, MES. 
  • Support activities such as document drafting, design review, acceptance testing, and qualifications as per GAMP5 for automation and computerized systems.
  • Drive functional commitment on the project and provide oversight and coordination to seamlessly integrate automation execution workstreams.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required for the Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Generic Engineering, Biochemistry, Automation, Electrical& Instrument 
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical/biological industry.
  • Advantageous to be familiar with biologics drug manufacturing processes.
  • Prior working experience in projects involving System integration, Automation, Instrumentation and Controls, or manufacturing digitalization within pharmaceutical/biochemical/biological industry.
  • Experience leading complex projects and cross-functional initiatives. 
  • Familiar with at least one major brand DCS and with good working knowledge on other systems like BMS/SCADA/PLC systems
  • Experience folowing the GAMP5 validation approach

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role contact Courtney Russell

+353 (0) 71 9108062