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AbbVie Automation & Manufacturing IT Systems Engineer in Cork, Ireland

Automation & Manufacturing IT Systems Engineer

Ireland, Munster, Cork

1 additional location

Ireland, Munster

Information Technology

Requisition #1901288

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We are a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company that combines the focus and passion of leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capability of an established pharmaceutical leader. Redefining what is possible is our business and our passion. Our goal is to help patients live healthier lives and we are proud to be one of the Best Places to Work in Ireland!

We are currently recruiting an Automation & Manufacturing IT Systems Engineer to join our expanding team in Carrigtwohill in Cork. Working with counterparts in Production, QA, and Engineering departments and as a team, you will be responsible for all manufacturing IT systems/processes in use. In this role, you will be part of an on call 3 week rota.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To administer and support all IT Processes in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing environment.

  • Implement, qualify, commission and maintain manufacturing IT systems (MES, Data historian, SCADA) and associate IT infrastructure that delivers operational efficiency and agility.

  • Identify, evaluate and implement opportunities for continuous IT process improvement.

  • Conduct IT assignments in support of ongoing manufacturing operations.

  • Define IT process requirements on capital projects and interact with internal & external stakeholders, vendors and contractors.

  • Manage Automation projects throughout the project lifecycle

  • Work with Production/Engineering and Quality to troubleshoot and optimise output, minimise contamination and minimise costs.

  • Generate & Maintain documentation (SOP’s & Technical Documentaton) for full cGMP validation and operation, including documentation of changes made.

  • Maintain Data Integrity Program, including remediation of legacy systems to ensure robust procedure and systems are in place covering data integrity, security and recovery

  • Actively Contribute to the Automation & IT Business Strategy

  • Define business continuity methods for IT element of manufacturing processes

Education& Experience:

  • You will have arelevant 3rd level degree in Mechatronics, Electronics or ComputerTechnology

  • 4/5 years’ in a similar role and environment

  • Experience supporting MES applications

  • Experience with DataHistorian Systems (e.g. Siemens PLC, SCADA) and integration toprocess equipment

  • SCADA server experience (iFix, WinCC)

  • Instrumentation/Automation& Control knowledge with BMS / SCADA / DCS / PLC

  • Knowledge ofShopfloor Network & Control Architecture with Electronic Batch RecordImplementation

Additional Information

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

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