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Senior Automation Engineer

DPS is seeking a knowledgeable Automation professional to work with a pharmaceutical client in the Dallas, TX area. The ideal candidate should have previous pharmaceutical or biotech knowledge and be comfortable working with Manufacturing Execution Systems.

Category:
Engineer Automation
Location:
Texas
Years of Experience Req.:
10+
Date Posted:
01/07/2019
Days Remaining:
35
Employment Type:
Full-time

 Responsibilities:

  • Support the configuration, administration and maintenance activities of the site manufacturing automation systems.
  • Support projects in the design, development, and qualification of automated processes, equipment, and systems; including managing the work of internal engineers and outside vendors.
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing processes, equipment, systems, and infrastructure.
  • Directly support operations with troubleshooting and issue resolution with respect to automation systems.
  • Develop automation User Requirements Specifications (URS) based on customer need.
  • Develop the design and specifications for DCS, PLC and SCADA-based process control systems for projects.
  • Develop the design of process control and automation systems in compliance with cGMP, GAMP, related industry standards and customer requirements.
  • Assist process engineering development of P&IDs and process control requirements as well as Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS).
  • Able to work effectively with senior-level contacts through strong interpersonal skills and acumen.
  • Maintain lifecycle management of control system and documentation within applicable procedural documents.
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  • Qualifications:
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  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technological field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience with automation systems with the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience with Building Management systems is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience in a GMP manufacturing or operations environment.
  • Must have familiarity with capital projects and the engineering life cycle.
  • Experience with computer systems validation practices (GAMP).
  • Experience in supporting small to medium-siz86238.8846419ed projects and outside vendors.
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