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BioAtlantis Ltd. is based in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland. The location is on the most western part of Europe facing over 3000 kilometers of the Atlantic Ocean. We employ a multicultural and multidisciplinary workforce, with expertise spanning a range of science and engineering fields. Ireland has become a leader in bioscience research and development, and is a very attractive, progressive and forward moving country in which to work. The vision of BioAtlantis is to provide solutions to specific problems in plant, animal and human sectors with an efficacy equivalent or superior to synthetics. By doing so, we offer tailored products to different markets. Science, engineering and innovation are therefore paramount in the company. BioAtlantis aim to recruit world class talent, ambitious and skilled people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Our current open positions are listed below.

 

Open Positions

BioAtlantis Ltd. (est. 2004) is a Kerry-based biotechnology company specializing in the manufacture of products for modulating defense, immunity, microbiota and performance in crop biostimulant and monogastric health markets. We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Engineer who will develop systems and processes for our new production facility in Tralee.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Project manage the installation of mechanical equipment, pipework and valve systems in a new facility.
  • Production of detailed schematics.
  • Liaise with Suppliers on new machines and components as required.
  • Liaise with electrical engineering functions in the company to develop systems that allow for full automation control.
  • Review existing processes to improve productivity and reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Troubleshooting problems and optimize plant performance.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified mechanical/chemical engineer.
  • Project management and control.
  • Ability with autocad is essential and use of solid works is advantageous.
  • Person with both mechanical and automation capabilities will be considered favourably.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Manage the revision of drawings to produce the as built drawings.
  • Minimum of 3 years design experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally experience in the food, pharma, process industry sectors

To Apply: Please email a concise cover letter and clear CV to hr@bioatlantis.com by 31st March, 2019.

Role Overview
BioAtlantis Ltd. is a Kerry-based biotechnology company specialized in the manufacture of products for modulating defence, immunity, microbiota and performance in crop biostimulant and monogastric health markets.  We are currently recruiting for the role of Automation engineer; this role is based in Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland and is a full time position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop industrial supervisory control system for new production lines on SCADA platform
  • Develop PLC programmes to control all equipment installed on site
  • Liaise with Engineering and production teams to develop complete solutions
  • Support project commissioning activities.
  • Testing of panels and I/O testing.
  • Provides advanced level of technical and automation support to production.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic Engineering (or other relevant third level qualification)
  • PLC automation using Siemens S5 & S7 PLS’s
  • Expert in the use of SCADA packages – in Touch & WinCC
  • Control methodologies such as closed loop control, PID control
  • Working knowledge of various field-bus protocols (Ethernet/IP, Modbus, Profinet)
  • HMI / GUI design
  • Experience of how to formally specify, design, and document automation projects
  • SCADA link to sequel server 2010 and sequel server integration services

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Will have worked on the installation of process plant/equipment.
  • Ideally experience in the food, pharma, process industry sectors

To Apply:

Please send a concise cover letter and clear CV by 7th March, 2019