Degree or equivalent in chemical, electrical, controls, or automation engineering
Experience of working within a manufacturing environment.
Technical expertise/ knowledge Control systems (PLC, DCS, PLC, SCADA)
Preferably experience in a Pharmaceutical / Biopharmaceutical or similar manufacturing environment.
In depth technical expertise/ knowledge in several scientific and automation engineering areas which will include a number of the following:-
-Instrumentation (sensors, actuators, PMT)
-Motion and control (invertors, servo)
-Electrical Design (control panel and field wiring)
-IT Infrastructure (network ,firewalls, data storage)
-Manufacturing Execution Systems (Data historians, EBR, OEE, SAP)
-ISA Standards (S95, S88)
-P&ID nomenclature and electrical wiring diagrams
-Communication networks and protocols (serial, Profibus, Ethernet)
-Integration technologies (OPC, XML, BatchML)
-Database knowledge (SQL, Oracle, data warehousing, architecture)
-EHS process and standards (CE, PUWER, HAZOP, CHAZOP)
Broad knowledge and practical experience of computer and application validation (preferably using GAMP methodology), cGMPs, and 21 CFR Part 11 in an FDA regulated environment
Working knowledge and understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices including Good Documentation Practices
Working knowledge and understanding of EHS Practices with respect to the installation of automated plant.
An appreciation of FDA PAT initiatives and the impact on the Pharma industry
Proven track record in providing automation support and maintenance for instrumentation, automation and controls
Capable of working in multi-disciplinary teams across engineering projects, new product introduction and technology projects.