Control Systems Engineer

  1. Interim/Contract
Cork, Republic of Ireland
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Process Engineer
Posted: 01/11/2023

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Hobson Prior is actively seeking a Control Systems Engineer for a 12-month contract to collaborate with a reputable biopharmaceutical client. The position is located in Cork, and offers a unique chance to engage with vital projects within the biopharma sector.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimise control system configurations, both hardware and software, to ensure system integrity and performance.
  • Develop and implement validation protocols for control systems in line with industry best practices and regulatory standards.
  • Oversee system performance, conduct troubleshooting, and provide ongoing technical support for DCS platforms such as Infi90 and System 800xA (S+).
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to drive process enhancements and ensure continual system improvements.
  • Direct initiatives regarding control system enhancements, expansions, and new system implementations, ensuring project objectives are met efficiently.
  • Maintain accurate records of system modifications and processes in accordance with GMP guidelines and established SOPs.
  • Facilitate training sessions and offer support to system users, promoting effective use of control technology.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Distributed Control Systems (DCS), with an emphasis on both hardware and software components.
  • Experience with Infi90 and/or System 800xA (S+) is desirable.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry practices and GMP standards.
  • Strong capability in diagnosing complex system issues and formulating effective resolutions.
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to work with diverse teams.
  • Language proficiency: Fluency in English is necessary; additional language abilities are welcome.

Apply now:

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Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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