Junior Automation Engineers - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 45,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12425

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an Automation Engineer with experience in the biotech, pharma, medical device or food & beverage industries? 

Would you like to work for a company with operations across Ireland and the UK?

This is a permanent position with an excellent salary. 

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

Automation Engineers - Dublin

Job Description

As an Automation Engineer, your role will be the support of automation systems. 

You must possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant manner.

Our client seeks an experienced Automation Engineer as this position will be responsible for automation and controls systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance.

The candidate must have proven experience in PLC logic and programming with one or more of the following PLC’s:

Allen Bradley (Logix 5000)

Siemens (Step7)






GE Fanuc

HMI or SCADA programming and configuration of the following software packages:

Wonderware InTouch

RS View


GE Cimplicity



Major Responsibilities

Acquire a detailed understanding of all of the different automation systems (distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers, SCADA systems)

Implement code changes on the automation systems under change control.

Investigate and provide technical advice and support to manufacturing and other engineering disciplines on automation related issues.

Operate according to SOP’s developed for site engineering and maintenance.

Partner with different disciplines to deliver automation projects in accordance with GAMP guidelines.

Generate documentation and SOP’s associated with each of the Automation systems as required.

Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budget and corporate guidelines.

Support operations with technical queries.


B.Sc. degree in Engineering or equivalent, with particular emphasis in electrical, mechanical, electronic, automation and/or chemical discipline.

Minimum 3-5 years experience in industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, blue chip or relevant GMP manufacturing environment.

Experienced with distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLC’s).


€45k - €65k basic salary

Permanent Position

Company Benefits


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position. 

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Karen by e-mail karen@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720


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