Senior Automation Engineer
Company: Job Juncture
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: January 10, 2022
SENIOR AUTOMATION ENGINEER
As a member of the Manufacturing & Clinical Supplies – Facilities &
Engineering (MCS-F&E) Advanced Automation and Technology team
you will support Clinical & Commercial Drug Substance Plant
Automation. This includes sophisticated and complicated system
automation initiatives that require proven understanding of various
automation platforms, integration between different platforms,
analytical problem-solving techniques, critical thinking, project
management, lifecycle management and Operational Excellence.
Develop and maintain process control automation solutions utilizing
DeltaV Distributed Control System (DCS), Rockwell Programmable
Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA)!
Support functional area projects focused on improving process
equipment/utilities/facilities -to- sophisticated unit operation
skids to integrate new drug substance manufacturing technologies
into clinical/commercial facility.
Lead/support technical root cause analysis, incident
investigations, and solving problems related to process control
issues within plant operations.
Lead and support new product introductions (NPI) or new technology
introductions by performing automation engineering assessments,
implementing automation system configuration changes, and
supporting engineering and process qualification runs as
Provide Continuous Improvement initiatives including Safety,
Reliability, Efficiency and Environmental sustainability
Maintain Data Integrity Assessments with the current Industry
Collaborate with Drug Substance Plant network to improve the
automation design for ATO Drug Substance Plant Operations.
Day-to-day Operational Support including:
24 x 7 Onsite/On Call: Day to Day Operational Support
Troubleshooting Support to Mfg. Operations
Automation System Administration
Automation System Operating Systems (OS) and HotFix assessments and
Daily manufacturing and engineering work center team meetings
Preventative and corrective maintenance
Automation System spare parts management
Business Process Improvements including departmental Standard
Operating Procedures (SOP)
WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to
serve patients. The automation professional we seek is an engineer
with these qualifications.
Master’s degree and 3 years of Manufacturing Automation Engineering
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Manufacturing Automation
Associate degree and 10 years of Manufacturing Automation
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Manufacturing Automation
We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions
to serve patients. For Automation professional We seek has these
Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical
Engineering or Biotech
Extensive understanding and background in programming, design,
installation, and lifecycle management of manufacturing process
controls, automation, and field instrumentation
Demonstrated hands-on experience in developing process control
strategies for New Product
Introduction and New Technology Deployment for Clinical and
Commercial Drug Substance Plant Operations.
Familiarity with Upstream and Downstream unit operations.
Direct knowledge of Automation design, experience in process
control engineering and solving problems with GMP biopharmaceutical
production facility equipment/systems such as media, harvest,
bioreactors, chromatography, vial filtration, and
ultrafiltration/diafiltration, and integrating various OEM
Demonstrated experience with continuous improvements resulting in
enhanced safety, system reliability, and efficiency (e.g. cycle
times, and reduced plant utilities usage etc.) related to Drug
Substance Plant Operations.
Experience in Capital Project Lifecycle Management: Conceptual
Design, Scope and cost estimate development, business case
development, detailed design, engineering and validation
documentation and project leadership is a plus.
The ideal individual must be a self-directed teammate ready to
mentor, as well as, develop engineering staff and accept a
team-based culture that relies on partnership.
Strong leadership, technical writing, and
Ability to perform independently, self-motivated, organized, able
to multi-task in project environments, and skilled in
communication, facilitation, and teamwork.
3+ years’ combined experience with the following:
Emerson Delta-V DCS system
Rockwell Automation SCADA and PLC Platform.
Electronic Batch Reporting Systems Design and implementation
Process Control Network design including network segregation
Process Control Systems: Virtual Infrastructure design and
implementation and ability to perform sophisticated troubleshooting
System Integration using OPC, Profibus, and DeviceNet
Compliance and regulatory requirements such as 21 CFR Part 11, ASTM
2500, S88, S95 and GAMP.
SOME OF THE VAST REWARDS OF WORKING HERE
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we
work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth
Full support and career-development resources to expand your
skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along
your career journey
A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are
empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth,
work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and
benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
If you’re seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in
the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute
forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you’ll
find it here.
This biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers
innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions
of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid
arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for
people around the world, they foster an inclusive environment of
diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who
respect each other but compete intensely to win.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to
receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact
us to request accommodation.
This client requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico
to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In
accordance with applicable law, they will provide reasonable
accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a
medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or
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