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Automation Engineer

Devens, MA

Posted: 11/23/2022 Job Number: 22438110

Job Description

Onsite position.
Possible Temp to Perm.

Project Description:
  • Participate in Control System initiatives such as Change/Project Implementation, Incident/Issue Investigations, CAPA & Safety related corrective actions and manufacturing support.
  • Implement system modifications by following appropriate standard operating procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate system configuration/infrastructure issues.
  • Collaborate in investigations of proprietary automation software/hardware problems with vendors.
  • Communicate proactively with supervisor and colleagues, highlighting issues and proposing solutions.
  • Participate in on-call support for Automation/IT systems with other team members.
  • Follow applicable standard operating procedures while working in validated systems.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering (or other similar engineering degree) or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
  • 2+ years working experience with control systems or manufacturing systems.
  • 2+ years' experience with Emerson DeltaV software or Rockwell PLC's.
  • 2+ years of Process Controls Automation Experience in Engineering or Maintenance in Industrial Settings Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, or General Manufacturing .
  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of computerized systems and Systems Development Life Cycle.
  • Working knowledge in computerized systems (Preferred Emerson DeltaV or Rockwell Logix).
  • Understanding of expectations working in regulated industries such as Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Food-Beverage is a plus.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to understand and apply software solutions.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to troubleshoot complex problems on highly automated equipment.
  • Must be able to successfully work independently and within teams.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • This position requires on-call once per month.

  • Works in an office setting and GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Work within all Site Facilities, which requires one to give a high attention to detail and on occasion to properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Decision Making:
    • Take action, final decision, recommend .
    • Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
    • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Supervision Received:
    • Limited direct supervision is required.
    • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet deliverables as agreed upon with management.
    • Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting established objectives and schedules.
    • Identifies and reports any discrepancies from normal practices or procedures to senior management, recommending and implementing corrective actions.
  • Supervision Exercised:
    • Project-based supervision of internal or external resources may be required.

This 6+month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: bridget@alphaconsulting.Com


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