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Senior PLC Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Cork, Ireland

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €50-60 p/h

  • Contact:

    Ellen Hickey

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Do you find the biotech industry interesting? Want to be involved in a rare Greenfield project, from the very beginning?

My client is a leading global biotechnology company, offering end-to-end solutions to empower organizations to discover, develop and manufacture biologics from concept to commercial manufacturing. Excitingly, they have invested over €300 million into a new Greenfield biologics drug substance manufacturing facility based in Ireland. The project will create 400 jobs and provide 5 years’ worth of work. They are still at the very early stages of this massive project, providing a rare opportunity to be involved from the beginning allowing you to be influential.

At present they require an Automation Lead to join their growing team. The role will entail client representation and vendor engagement. Whilst also overseeing all documentation.


  • Automation Lead experience.
  • PLC experience
  • Full project life cycle experience
  • Knowledge of FAT’s
  • Has previously been client facing and have worked with vendors.
  • Can confidently review documentation
  • Extensive pharmaceutical/GMP knowledge.
  • Must have worked on a site before and not just for a vendor.
  • 8+ years’ experience in automation.

Apply Now

You can apply for this role by sending us your CV or by calling us now!

Ellen Hickey

Specialist Process Controls and Automation Consultant

Contact: 0203 675 2956 or email

We recruit for a variety of opportunities in Life Sciences so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.

You can learn more about me by looking me up on LinkedIn. Search for Ellen Hickey