Automation Manager

  • Competitive
  • Ireland Cootehill
  • Permanent
  • Life Sciences,Manufacturing
Automation Manager / Ireland / Nutrition / Permanent

We are currently supporting one of our key clients looking to add a highly skilled Automation Manager to their established team in Ireland. 

An exciting time to be joining a growing team on-site in Cootehill with a global giant healthcare company, growth and development are fundamental to our client, building a positive work environment with science and innovation at its core.

As a dedicated Automation Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a robust Automation strategy across the site. The role will bring together the appropriate technology, process and workplace solutions in order to contribute to the overall Operations (Manufacturing, Plant Maintenance, Smart Factory and Quality).

Job function & Responsibilities

*Develop and maintain the OT (Operational Technology) Strategy and Roadmap for the site including Industry 4.0 and digital opportunities
*Develop detailed standards that support the OT strategy
*Ensure that all projects involving OT elements adhere to the site strategy.
*Ensure that Third Party Suppliers, System Integrators and Service providers follow OT standards.
*Technical solution design and evaluation, delivery, commissioning, and validation.
*Accountable for the lifecycle management of infrastructure, applications & services.
*Develop and implement strategy for Retain, Retire and Replace applications.
*Responsible for the maintenance, compliance, and availability of the OT systems

Person Specification 
*Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Engineering or Computer Science) is required
*Leadership/People Management skills required
*10+ years of business working experience in a technology function in operations / manufacturing environment
*Experience in the delivery and management of automated systems in addition to a working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88, S95 and PackML industry standards and appropriate development methodologies for utility, process and packing control systems.
*Experience dealing with a large portfolio of systems, projects and initiatives in the areas of Information Systems, Automation and Operations.
*Candidates will have worked on automation systems in cGMP regulated manufacturing environments and will be knowledgeable regarding FDA cGxP and 21 CFR Part 11 regulations and understand software system validation. Experience with Siemens PLC, SCADA and OSIsoft Pi Data Historian is desired.
*Demonstrated ability to run and lead service providers remotely

If this sounds like you or you’d like some more information before you decide, please do get in touch!
0161 942 2125

With over 90 years combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive, and Chemicals sectors worldwide. We are a people-focused business, and with over 100 offices in 45 countries, we have access to the best talent wherever it may be in the world.

NES Fircroft offers a full range of staffing solutions: Contract, Permanent (Direct) Hire, Managed Solutions, or a fully outsourced service. These services are complemented by an industry-leading support service and global mobility package to ensure our clients keep hold of the top talent in a compliant manner for as long as they need it.

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With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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