An excellent job opportunity has arisen at a leading multinational pharmaceutical company who are seeking an Automation Engineer to work at their site in Dublin. The company employs just under 20,000 personnel across multiple countries, working across multiple therapy areas. This is a 12-month contract role with the possibility of an extension.Key Job Responsibilities:- Ownership and administration of equipment control systems in a GMP regulated manufacturing setting- Support Drug Product manufacturing within the Formulation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation, Component Preparation and Packaging areas- Lead and support system improvements, development of detailed specification, engineering documents, and standard operating procedures- Lead technical root cause analysis, incident investigations and troubleshooting issues related to electrical, instrumentation and equipment control systems- Support new product introductions or new technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing automation system configuration changes and supporting engineering runs- Solving complex problems, project management, lifecycle management and operational excellence- Develop and manage change control requests per established SOPs and processes- Support a safe working environment by complying with all pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulation Preferred Qualification- Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering with 4+ years' experience in operations/manufacturing environment- Manufacturing automation experience in biopharmaceutical Formulation/Fill/Finish or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) facilities- Excellent control systems automation background focused specifically in design, installation, programming, validation and lifecycle maintenance of automated equipment specifically in the areas of Formulation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation and Packaging- Experience with Rockwell Automation PLC/SCADA/Batch, Siemens PLC/HMI, iFix, Wonderware, Elau/Kinetix Motion Control, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus and OSIsoft PI Data Historian To Apply:Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable. In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nick Bansal on or upload your CV on our website . A full job description is available on request.ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.