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Manufacturing IT Project Engineer - Galway - 96417

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 28/02/2019
Job Reference: 96417
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Manufacturing IT Project Engineer - Galway - 96417
Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950

Manufacturing IT Project Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing IT Project Engineer for their site.
  • Manufacturing IT Engineers are required to support a multi-year software lifecycle management initiative to refresh GxP applications across manufacturing and Labs.
  • This project involves the upgrade of 96 factory floor applications across all lines of business.

  • Third level qualification in Information Technology or Automation Information Technology (AIT)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience delivering IT services preferably within the Pharmaceutical and/or Medical device industry
  • Expertise in the following technologies; SCADA, Historian, PLC programming,
  • System Admin Windows 10 and Windows 2012/2016 Server
  • Good knowledge of SQL, database administration
  • Good analytical skills and a proven ability to problem solve and identify CAPAs for deviations relating to automation/ control systems
  • Good documentation skills

Position Description/Duties:
Responsibilities include;
  • Supporting development of basis of design and detailed technical design (SDS/HDS/FDS) of critical data and control systems
  • Provide validation support for the FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ and PQ as appropriate
  • Transfer to production readiness - Disaster Recovery and system support matrices.
  • Infrastructure deployment; workstation/Server qualification and setup
  • Application configuration and test
  • Define Network configuration (VLan/firewall etc)

For further information on this Manufacturing IT Project Engineer role in Galway please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /

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