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An Automation Engineer is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Clare based pharma client on a 12 months contract position.

Role of this position

  • Responsible for automation support on Vendor Packaged Equipment, Building Management Systems, and Environmental Monitoring System, including monitoring, maintaining, trouble shooting and investigating control system hardware, wiring, and instrumentation.
  • Develop, review and/or approve Preventive Maintenance Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, IQ/OQs, commissioning protocols, user requirement specifications, acceptance test plans, Functional Specifications, Design Specifications, and drawings and diagrams.
  • Work with site Quality and Computer System Validation personnel to ensure automation and control system GMP compliance.
  • Implement and complete change controls, CAPAs, and Deviations for automated GMP systems and equipment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university in mechanical, chemical, or electrical disciplines with minimum 2 to 5 years' experience, supporting or developing automated systems.
  • Strong understanding of automation standards and architecture addressing batch process control, such as S88, and related automation systems, including process control systems, manufacturing execution systems and process data historians
  • Experience in pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical drug substance manufacturing environments and processes.
  • Proven programming and maintenance experience with DCS, PLCs and Software applications, ideally across a number of industrial platforms

Please call Michael O'Connor today for further information on 091-452410 or email
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900