Manufacturing Execution Systems Engineer

  • Reference: CJ46320
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Role Responsibilities:

  • To administer and support all IT Processes in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing environment.
  • Implement, qualify, commission and maintain manufacturing IT systems (MES, Data historian, SCADA) and associate IT infrastructure that delivers operational efficiency and agility.
  • Identify, evaluate and implement opportunities for continuous IT process improvement.
  • Conduct IT assignments in support of ongoing manufacturing operations.
  • Define IT process requirements on capital projects and interact with internal & external stakeholders, vendors and contractors.
  • Manage Automation projects throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Work with Production/Engineering and Quality to troubleshoot and optimise output, minimise contamination and minimise costs.
  • Generate & Maintain documentation (SOP’s & Technical Documentation) for full cGMP validation and operation, including documentation of changes made.
  • Maintain Data Integrity Program, including remediation of legacy systems to ensure robust procedure and systems are in place covering data integrity, security and recovery.
  • Actively Contribute to the Automation & IT Business Strategy.
  • Define business continuity methods for IT element of manufacturing processes.


  • You will have a relevant 3rd level degree in Mechatronics, Electronics or Computer Technology.
  • 4/5 years’ in a similar role and environment.
  • Experience supporting MES applications.
  • Experience with Data Historian Systems (e.g. Siemens PLC, SCADA) and integration to process equipment.
  • SCADA server experience (iFix, WinCC)
  • Instrumentation/Automation & Control knowledge with BMS / SCADA / DCS / PLC
  • Knowledge of Shopfloor Network & Control Architecture with Electronic Batch Record Implementation.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Eloísa Ruiz on 021 4911066 or email

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