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Automation Engineering Placement Student

Automation Engineering Placement Student

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: TBC

Ref No: HRJOB4462

Business Unit: Central Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and external applicants may apply

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 assisting 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).

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


Essential Criteria

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent
  • Currently studying an Electrical Engineering  based degree with successful completion of 2 years by the end of this academic year


  • Currently studying for degree in Control and Electronic / Electrical/ Automation Engineering with successful completion of 2 years by the end of this academic year

Desirable Criteria

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

  • Currently studying for Degree in Computing Engineering / Software Engineering with successful completion of 2 years by the end of this academic year


  • 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

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Closing Date

15th November 2018 at 17.00 hours

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