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Senior I&C Engineer (cGMP - Pharmaceutical) JD819630

JD819630

DPS is seeking a knowledgeable Automation professional to work with a pharmaceutical client in the Boston, MA area. The ideal candidate should have previous pharmaceutical or biotech knowledge and will support an existing manufacturing facility through DCS troubleshooting and maintenance. In addition, the candidate will play a key role in the design, specification, and qualification of a control system to operate a new manufacturing plant. Responsibilities will include development of control system architecture, system documentation, programming controllers, programming the process visualization (HMI/SCADA), developing databases for archiving/displaying historical system data, and implementing/commissioning the control system in the new facility.

Category:
Automation Engineer
Location:
Massachusetts
Years of Experience Req.:
7+
Date Posted:
01/03/2019
Days Remaining:
12
Employment Type:
Full-time
Education Level Req.:
Bachelors

Senior I&C Engineer (cGMP - Pharmaceutical)               JD819630

Greater Boston, MA area

 

DPS is seeking a knowledgeable Automation professional to work with a pharmaceutical client in the Boston, MA area.  The ideal candidate should have previous pharmaceutical or biotech knowledge and will support an existing manufacturing facility through DCS troubleshooting and maintenance.  In addition, the candidate will play a key role in the design, specification, and qualification of a control system to operate a new manufacturing plant.

 

Responsibilities will include development of control system architecture, system documentation, programming controllers, programming the process visualiz736246.119799ation (HMI/SCADA), developing databases for archiving/displaying historical system data, and implementing/commissioning the control system in the new facility.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage existing DeltaV DCS to minimiz736246.119799e downtime and loss of production.
  • Control system architecture and wiring design, including the following communication protocols: Ethernet, ASI, and Profibus PA.
  • Develop instrumentation and controls design documents: instrument spec sheets, URSs, and Functional Specifications.
  • Develop control narratives, sequence of operations, and test procedures for instrumentation.
  • Instrumentation (including valves and actuators) evaluation, design and selection.
  • Cost vs. value analysis of instrumentation options.
  • Develop technical and design criteria, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), SCADA block diagrams, control schematics, panel layout diagrams, and interconnection diagrams.
  • Participate in design reviews for all capital projects, including new facilities, and changes to existing processes, to support and drive project delivery.
  • Perform loop checks, continuity tests, factory acceptance tests, site acceptance tests, start-up support, and performance tests for process control systems.
  • Coordinate with equipment vendors and contractors on projects.

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technological field.
  • 3+ years of experience programming and configuring the following: Allen-Bradley PLCs, Rockwell Software HMI/SCADA PLCs, Wonderware InBatch, Wonderware InTouch, Wonderware Historian, and DeltaV.
  • 3+ years of experience supporting controls and instrumentation in a cGMP manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Experience with computer set-up and software configuration for process control consoles.
  • Ability to produce electrical diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams using AutoCAD.
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