Project Manager (Automation Engineer)

Hays Construction and Property
Republic of Ireland, Kildare
£55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Project Manager (Automation Engineer) - Beverage; Chemical; Dairy, Food; Pharmaceutical; CIP; Hygienic Process

Your new company
Our client is a leading global process and project engineering consultancy based in Co. Kildare, Ireland. Working across a number of sectors including Beverage, Food, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology.

Your new role
We are looking for a Senior Automation Project Manager to join our client based in Naas Co. Kildare. The role would suit a person with a background in project management and execution (Automation) for the beverage, chemical, dairy, food or pharmaceutical industries. Reporting to the Project Group Manager, the Automation Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Oversight and input into multiple automation projects running concurrently globally
  • Lead meetings and interaction with customers
  • Strategize, set and oversee global standards and approaches to Automation within the client
  • Assist with Sales and quotation generation

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree in engineering
  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Familiar with PLC and SCADA systems from Rockwell, Siemens, Wonderware, System platform and others.
  • Familiar with system architecture design and development from IT level to factory floor level system .
  • Familiar with automation project execution including writing FDS, PLC and/or SCADA software writing, Validation (such as FATs, IQ, OQs, SATs.) and commissioning activities.
  • Familiar with typical process equipment used in dairy, brewing, beverage and pharmaceutical processes would be adventurous.
  • Uses effective communication and interpersonal skills, excellent written and spoken English
  • Capable of working on own initiative, good schedule management
  • Ability to travel globally.
  • Full driving licence (Ireland, EU or UK)

What you'll get in return
Excellent basic salary £55,000 - £80,000 per annum depending on experience

What you need to do now
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