Automation Engineer - Packaging & Serialisation - Amgen - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 55 - 75 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12426

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an Automation Engineer with experience working on packaging/serialisation projects ?

If you have what it takes, send your CV to or call +353 1 7978720 for a confidential chat.


Automation Engineer - Packaging & Serialisation - Amgen - Dublin



Our Client is Amgen and the role will be based in their Dun Laoghaire plant.

The plant is one of the most dynamic in Ireland and is currently undergoing rapid expansion and capital investment.


Job Description:

The candidate will provide Automation support for the ramp-up of the packaging facility at ADL with a view to enabling commercial packaging capability.

Define scope and implement small to medium projects 

Implement improvements to packaging systems in a safe and compliant manner 

Provide operations support in commissioning, testing and running of the lines 

Work with the operations team to identify opportunities to improve packaging systems (usability, reliability, functionality) 

Perform required maintenance tasks on systems including preventative maintenance, backup, periodic review and disaster recovery 

Develop procedures to support and maintain the packaging lines from an Automation perspective 

Coach operations team in the efficient use of packaging systems 

Day to day vendor management with focus on Automation Systems Integrators and OEM suppliers 



Education requirements are a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or the Life Sciences 

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience implementing and supporting automation systems, ideally for manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries 

Experience working in packaging within Pharma / Biopharma is highly desirable

Client focused 

Solution orientated 

Capable of providing technical guidance from concept through design, development, system delivery, commissioning and validation 

Must have demonstrated experience in the delivery and management of OEM Automation systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S95 industry standards 

Extensive experience with PLC, HMI, SCADA, Serialisation systems across multiple platforms 

Must be able to work independently with limited supervision 

Strong technical and organisational communication, coordination, and meeting facilitation skills 



12 month minimum contract

Rate: €55 - 75 per hour dependant on experience



Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact her by e-mail or phone +353-1 7978720


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