Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Automation Engineer

  • Contract
  • North Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • 42000029

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Packaging Automation Engineer for a leading biopharmaceutical client based in Dublin.

This is an initial 12-month contract hybrid position.

The Automation Engineer provides technical support for the introduction of new Packaging Line within the Packaging area.


• Work as part of a team to develop, implement and maintain packaging automation systems in our clients Dublin Manufacturing Facility.

• Develop, review and approve new and updated software standards.

• Provide automation expertise to the engineering and operations department on design and sustaining decisions.

• Liaise closely with internal stakeholders to successfully support packaging operations

• Develop and implement standard operating procedures to ensure the future compliance of all automation systems

• Ensure all new software is delivered and maintained in a compliant and qualified state

• Provide support for validation activities

• Participate in cross-functional teams to drive optimization of processes and equipment.

• Assist in training personnel on specific automation aspects of equipment

• Design and implement solutions across automation platforms in line with the site change control procedures


• 3 years or more within the automation industry supporting GMP environments and applications

• 3 years or more experience supporting a biopharma process

• Direct experience and in depth knowledge of packaging automation and vision systems platforms is required (preferably SEA Vision or Marchesini)

• Direct experience in supporting a manufacturing facility

• Comprehensive understanding of cGMP requirements for clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the ability to implement best practices (GAMP) to ensure site automation systems are cGMP compliant.

• Full understanding of automation system implementation and validation life cycle along with an understanding of the product quality impact of changes.

• Knowledge of Automation systems design and experience of developing system architectures

• Direct experience in managing and working alongside system integrators

• Experience with, SQL Server and virtualization platforms is a plus, as is IT experience.

• Experience with vendors Seavision, Marchesini

• Experience with China Serialisation (China encoding)

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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