Lead OSi PI Data Historian - Louth

Location: Ireland

EUR 45 - 65 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2104-25809

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Data Historian with over 5 years of experience ideally in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment?

Do you have experience during project delivery and operations support of Data Historian, Reporting and Analytics systems?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen now for an informal chat on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to karen@jobcontax.com for review.

Lead OSi PI Data Historian - Louth

Job Description

The Data Historian Lead Engineer will be responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the site Data Historian (OSIsoft PI) system.

This individual will work as part of the AIS projects team, supporting the implementation of the core PI Server Applications, Visualization and Reporting systems and will be responsible for developing the Ops and Audit Readiness Program (Global SOPs, Policies and Procedures)

The ideal candidate will have strong OSIsoft PI experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Design Lead for Data Historian, Batch Reporting and Analytics solutions including integration to other systems such as PAS, EMS and PLC controlled equipment via Kepware.

Lead Data Historian team in day to day activities assigning and tracking tasks to completion.

Define and maintain the site Data Historian, Reporting and Analytics roadmap.

Planning and liaising with Project Managers, Installation and Project Engineers

Support installation, configuration and validation of PI System components.

Collaborating with vendors on integration of systems with site infrastructure.

Draft, review and approval of Change Request, SOPs, Work Instructions and Design specifications.

Review and approval of vendor documentation including Design Specifications and SAT Protocols.

Continuous improvement and optimisation of systems after installation and commissioning

Day to day administration and monitoring of Systems.

Support project leadership on schedule, budget management and resource loading.

Reporting out to Project Team and wider CQV team on status of planned activities.


Bachelors in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Biotech Engineering or related computer science engineering with 8+ years experience in operations/manufacturing environment

Experience directing system design, configuration and application of business processes in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Experience during project delivery and operations support of Data Historian, Reporting and Analytics systems. Experience with the following systems is preferred; PI Data Archive, PI Asset Framework, PI Vision, PI RtReports, PI Notifications, PI Analyses, Emerson DeltaV, Kepware, Siemens PLCs, Allen Bradley PLCs, SQL Server, Versiondog, Siemens PM Server.

Experience with designing interfaces, data conversion, and network and infrastructure fundamentals.

Ability to anticipate, evaluate and resolve multiple, simultaneous project issues, delays and problems by utilising technical, project management, and business expertise.

Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible pragmatic executable plans.

Working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards.

Thorough knowledge of Pharmaceutical Industry Regulations (cGMP/cGLP, OSHA, EPA/EQB, 21 CFR Part 11) required.

Overview of system components.

Infrastructure Components

GMP IT Server Infrastructure PI Data Archive Collective

PI Asset Framework Collective

PI Analytics and Notifications Collective

PI Vision Collective

PI RtReports

SQL Server

Interface Node Infrastructure Vendor Packaged Equipment (Siemens PLCs)

integrated via Kepware KepServerEX

PAS Integration following Integrated Enterprise

Historian model


Pay rate of €45 - €55/h depending on experience


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a OSi PI Data Historian interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail at karen@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Data Historians in Dublin and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond to every individual.

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