Automation Engineer

Devens, MA

Posted: 07/19/2022 Job Number: 21170895

Job Description

Onsite position

Project Description:
  • Function as the Automation Engineer and support the operation of all GMP and non-GMP control systems and other auxiliary equipment at the Devens Biologics facilities,
  • Participate in cross functional teams to solve operational issues and develop lasting countermeasures.
  • Participate in smaller projects involving other automation engineers and contractors.
  • Provide troubleshooting and guidance support to automation systems in support of Manufacturing.
  • Provide on-call support for PAS, BAS & PLC control systems along with other team members.
  • Work with all departments and with all levels of the organization, specifically Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, and Manufacturing Operations.
  • Exercise sound judgment in making decisions and recommendations within generally defined practices and policies and notify management when necessary.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or its equivalent.
  • Specific technical skills with including a minimum of 2-4 years' experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology sector.
  • Specific technical skills with including a minimum of 2-4 years' experience working with control systems (DCS and PLC's).
  • Some understanding of S88, S95 and batch processing operations desirable.
  • Understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.
  • Experience managing schedule and resources on large projects.
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, and formal presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases.
  • Experience with Rockwell PLC's required.
  • Experience with control system networking technologies and PC networking technologies preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with SQL, Server, Oracle, or other relational databases preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Visual Basic scripting preferred but not required.
  • 3-5 years of Process Controls Automation Experience in Engineering or Maintenance in Industrial Settings Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, or General Manufacturing.
  • Hands On Experience with PLC's, DCS' or other automated manufacturing controllers.
  • Understanding of P&ID's, SOP's, Schematic Diagrams, etc.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering OR Associates in Science with 7-10 years of Professional Experience.
  • This position requires on-call once per month.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

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


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