IT/OT Support Engineer (Automation Biased)

£40000 - £50000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Wrexham, Wales
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Process Engineer
Posted: 05/09/2023

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Hobson Prior are currently seeking for an IT/OT Support Engineer (Automation Biased) to join a brilliant biotech organisation on a permanent basis. Our client is focused on novelty and specialised care.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • For this role, you will accomplish quality-linked actions such as alterations, unplanned events, CAPA, etc., rendering to quality-management systems.
  • Produce and/or arrange handover pack, which involves manuals, coaching, SOPs, automation PPMs, etc.
  • The ideal candidate will investigate and execute improvements to manufacturing equipment.
  • Offer automation and digital knowledge to internal customers such as maintenance, production, quality, etc., to guarantee the availability, performance and compliance needs of manufacturing equipment is met.
  • Asist with capital projects by offering automation and digital know-how to the project manager during the project.
  • Any other assigned duties.


  • Former involvement within diagnostics and maintenance of PLC, HMI, and SCADA systems, if possible, within a cGMP regulated setting.
  • Acquaintance with Siemens PLC/HMI/SCADA such as Step 7, WinCC Flex 20008, TIA Portal, WinCC/PCS7, etc.
  • Capable of authoring and evaluating technical documents, such as specifications, technical reports, risk assessments, etc.
  • Familiarity with additional PLC/HMI/SCADA manufacturers are desirable.
  • Consciousness of regulatory expectations around computerised systems, such as GAMP5, FDA 21 CFR11, EU ANNEX 11, etc., would be ideal.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

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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