Graduate Automation Engineer

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1370566

 Job Description

Working as part of the Engineering team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for supporting the automation department on the specification, design, development, installation, testing

Graduate Automation Engineer

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4015/2

Business Unit: Central Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External Candidates

We welcome applications from current students due to graduate in 2019!

 

The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Engineering team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for supporting the automation department on the specification, design, development, installation, testing and administration of control systems to the highest industrial and pharmaceutical standard. The focus of the work will be to ensure that automation systems operate efficiently and safely, and in compliance with cGXP regulation.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Electronic or Electrical Engineering Degree (or studying final year due for completion in June 2019) OR Automation / Software related Degree (or studying final year due for completion in June 2019)

 

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • BEng or BSc in Software Engineering or Automation related subject
  • Qualification in an IT/IS related subject
  • Experience of specification, design, installation, commissioning automation systems (PLC, SCADA, DCS etc
  • Experience of providing support, maintenance, or system administration for existing automation systems
  • Previous experience working in an Engineering / Automation function

 

Reward

Competitive salary

Family friendly flexible working

Learning and development opportunities and support

Health promotions

Enhanced pension contribution

Long service awards

34 days annual leave allowance

Marriage leave

Free car parking

Moving house leave

Subsidised restaurant

Paid medical appointments

Bereavement Leave

Occupational sick pay

Enhanced maternity pay

On site physiotherapist

Critical illness policy

Perks discount scheme

Death in service benefit

Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

 

To Apply: Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers

Closing Date: 13th November 2018 at 17:00 hours