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Senior Automation Engineer

by:  DPS Engineering

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DPS currently have a requirement for a Senior Automation Engineer with a Dublin based Pharmaceutical client. 

The Role:

  • The Automation Engineer will be working as part of a multidiscipline capital projects engineering team managing small to medium siz445767.823353ed capital investment projects from concept through to handover on site.
  • Project Management of small to medium siz445767.823353ed site-specific Automation projects through conception, approval, planning, execution, validation and handover in all parts of the plant including production and bulk packaging
  • Software skills in Siemens PCS7, PLC programming and SCADA
  • Provide troubleshooting and support to resolve technical issues for existing process equipment & utility systems
  • Preparation of Tender Documents for the supply and installation of equipment
  • Managing internal / external design teams to meet project schedules
  • Client liaison, attendance at project meetings etc.
  • Creation of Project Plans
  • Managing Project Implementation complying with all Safety Regulations
  • Reviewing design documentation (URS,FDS, IQ, OQ) and managing contractors
  • Proven experience engaging with Plant functions, Operations/Maintenance/Quality/HSE to drive projects to a successful outcome
  • Effectively managing project team members, vender and construction contractors on site


  • Degree qualified, experienced automation engineer
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to challenging schedules
  • Previous experience on Automation Projects in a GMP / Pharma environment
  • 7-10 years project experience
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Siemens PCS7
  • PLC/SCADA platforms is preferred.

DPS is an Equal Opportunities Employer.