HRJOB9210 – Engineering Placement Student (Automation)

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Engineering Placement Student (Automation)

Location: Craigavon, Northern Ireland

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Business Unit: Central Services

Open To: Internal and External Applicants

Ref No.: HRJOB9210

The Role

Working as part of the Automation Engineering Project department based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, the overall objective of this role is to assist the Project, Process and Automation Engineers with the engineering design, project management, commissioning and operation of plant and systems to the highest industrial and pharmaceutical standards (cGMP and FDA).

Day-to-day duties for this role would include assisting Project Engineers in designing and commissioning Automation Control Systems, Environmental Monitoring Systems and Building Management Systems. It would be the expectation that the Placement Student would also lead their own project before the end of their placement year. The student would also be trained and have exposure to a number of existing control and monitoring systems and would assist in the normal maintenance duties.

This role will expose and expand your knowledge across the pharmaceutical sector as well as programming, project management, analytical & problem-solving skills, data management and attention to detail.

This is currently a team of 25 including:

· 1x Senior Engineering Project Manager.

· 2x System Delivery/Support Managers.

· 22x Project/Support Engineers.

Working Pattern

This role will be based on a flex working pattern. This means you can work between the hours of 7am – 7pm with a requirement to work the core hours of 10am – 4pm.

Essential Criteria

· Have eligibility to work in the UK OR possess a valid work permit that will allow you to take up full time employment in the UK.

· Educated to A Level standard (or equiv.)

· Currently studying an Engineering based degree with successful completion of 2 years by the end of this academic year.


Further Information

For further information on essential and desirable criteria, please review the job description attached to the online job posting.

To Apply: Apply online via the ‘Careers’ section on the Almac website -

Closing Date: Monday 4 December 2023.