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Senior Automation Engineer - Network Systems

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionJob Title: Sr Automation Engineer - Network SystemsLocation: Thousand Oaks, CAAbout the role:The Sr Automation Engineer provides daily automation network systems support, system administration, and implementing automation projects related to implementation & upgrading of the process control systems.How you will contribute:Administer and maintain the site manufacturing automation systems and operational technology (OT) such as DeltaV system, Building Automation System.Administration including domain management for user security, setting up group policies, and configuring and verifying backup/restore of manufacturing data/databases.Maintenance include, monitoring performance of the automation networks, servers, client. maintaining up-to-date patching for automation systems per OEM recommendations and ensuring all anti-virus and other security features are updated.Review, update, and standardize technical documentation, procedures, and drawings for all manufacturing automation systems.Documentation and drawings include, User Requirement Specifications, Functional Specifications, Design Specifications, network diagrams, architecture drawings, settings for infrastructure components, panel layouts, BOMs, and Spare Parts lists.Schedule and lead a team through the planning automation projects, or a defined piece of a larger project.Includes generating detailed, accurate project schedules and cost estimates, preparing business case justifications, working with cross-functional development groups and technical support groups.Accomplish system administration tasks for all automation systems.Manage databases of all the automation systems including understanding of SQL database and its administration.Troubleshoot, diagnose, and help repair automation systems' infrastructure.Implement Project Records (PR) for configuration changes, functional tests, Commissioning Plans, and Qualification Protocols.Oversee and close corrective actions related to the automation system; this includes Corrective Action & Preventative Action (CAPA) that are generated due to user interventions, system failures, and non-conformances/events.Demonstrate in-depth knowledge on the implementation of IT infrastructure including networking, domain management, storage maintenance, database maintenance and virtualization, for automation systems in a pharmaceutical environment.Demonstrate understanding of network segmentation, cyber security and firewall for automation system and design the architecture keeping need of data flow in mind.Knowledge of basic principles in multiple engineering disciplines.Discuss encountered technical issues, both verbally and in written form.Solve routine design, process, and automation engineering problems.Lead less experienced engineers. Operate and potentially facilitate cross functional teams.Run projects, coordinate contractors, and direct the activities of technicians.Organize and present technical and project management overviews.What you bring to Takeda:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline required in Electrical or Computer Engineering.3+ years' experience in administration of IT networks, operating systems (Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012), domain management, server management, storage management and database management.1+ years' experience in virtualization; knowledge of how to build virtual infrastructure with hosts and external storage, virtual networking and vCenter, vSphere.Hands-on experience with Thin Client technology, Citrix environment, automation networks, and Ethernet industrial networks.Familiarity with Distributed Control System configuration and operation, especially Emerson DeltaV, Allen-Bradley PLC, and Siemens BAS.Familiarity with pharmaceutical industry standards for batch control software development life cycle methodologies, 21 CFR Part 11, and GAMP.Familiarity with PLC/HMI integration.What Takeda can offer you:Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and VisionFinancial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution PlanHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screeningsGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysCommunity Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributionsFamily Planning SupportProfessional development opportunitiesTuition reimbursementImportant ConsiderationsAt Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. You may:May work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.May work in a cold, hot or wet environment.May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.May be asked to work more than 8 hours/40 hours per week, including weekends & holidays.May require availability outside of business hours.Required to participate in a rotational 24/7 automation on-call support.More about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and the best patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company to inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Base Salary Range: $79,800.00 to $114,000.00 Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.The final salary offered for this position may take into account many factors including location, skills, education, and experience.This posting excludes Colorado applicants.

EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - CA - Thousand Oaks - Rancho ConejoWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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