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Senior Automation Engineer (cGMP - Pharmaceutical - PLC) JD820713

JD820713

DPS is seeking an accomplished Automation professional to work with a pharmaceutical client in the Boston, MA area. The ideal candidate should have strong previous experience supporting cGMP facilities and must be able to troubleshoot and support stand alone, skid-based PLC automation systems. The role will also serve as the liaison between equipment vendors and will be responsible for PLC programming and critical VFD parameter management as well as the qualified Facility Alarm response system including BMS (Johnson Controls) and EMS (Veriteq or equivalent). Candidates must understand P&IDs, wiring diagrams and I/O configuration, system networking and field devices including VFDs, as well as Ethernet networking and security.

Category:
Automation
Location:
Massachusetts
Years of Experience Req.:
7+
Date Posted:
15/07/2020
Days Remaining:
4
Employment Type:
Full-time
Education Level Req.:
Bachelors

Senior Automation Engineer (cGMP - Pharmaceutical - PLC)                  JD820713

Boston, MA area

 

DPS is seeking an accomplished Automation professional to work with a pharmaceutical client in the Boston, MA area.  The ideal candidate should have strong previous experience supporting cGMP facilities and must be able to troubleshoot and support stand alone, skid-based PLC automation systems. The role will also serve as the liaison between equipment vendors and will be responsible for PLC programming and critical VFD parameter management as well as the qualified Facility Alarm response system including BMS (Johnson Controls) and EMS (Veriteq or equivalent). Candidates must understand P&IDs, wiring diagrams and I/O configuration, system networking and field devices including VFDs, as well as Ethernet networking and security.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Deliver automation and controls support for daily operations and troubleshooting on facility and related stand-alone equipment.
  • Provide automation and controls expertise for delivery of cell and gene therapy manufacturing campaigns in a cGMP environment.
  • Use effective communication skills to provide process control options and strategies as part of a matrix team to improve system performance.
  • Develop and execute validation protocols.
  • Write technical reports and/or presentations relevant to processing activities and present to various levels of management and regulatory authorities.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemical or Electrical Engineering.
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience with PLC automation programming within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Experience with commissioning and validation of a pharmaceutical process is strongly desired.
  • Experience working with networked servers and clients, VMware, Remote Desktop, and interfacing with corporate IT is desired.
  • Excellent communication and customer orientation skills.
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