Automation Engineer

Boca Raton, FL

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Good Automated Manufacturing Practice, CGMP

Location : Boca Raton


Job Description:

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for the maintainence and management of Site Automation Systems in particular Siemens Insight and InfoCenter for the Building Management System and Rockwell RS Logix for the Process Automation System.
  • Strong PLC and HMI programming skills; must have proven hands on experience in PLC/HMI logic programming and troubleshooting Siemens, and Rockwell/Allen-Bradley products in systems in a pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
  • Strong knowledge of process control and machine automation in biotech or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
  • Working knowledge of engineering documentation required for cGMP process equipment, Software Lifecycle Documentation and GAMP V guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot, modify and support Site Automation Systems.
  • Provide process engineering/process control engineering support for required equipment upgrades and or modifications and champion these efforts including writing and directing all change control activities/ deviations as required by our Quality Systems, OSHA etc..
  • Create and maintainance of computer system life cycle documentation for all Automation Systems..
  • Project management.
  • Participate in commissioning and validation efforts for automation system installations and modifications..
  • Oversee contractors’ adherence to standards outlined in specifications, adhereing to protocols and completion dates.
  • Responsible for generation and closure of Change Controls required for Site Automation Systems.
  • Direct and or assist in the design and execution of all capital projects assigned.
  • Assist in writing regulatory documents for FDA submission as required. Must have impeccable writing skills.
  • Initiate related purchase requisitions for outside services, parts and supplies as required.
  • Continuously monitor the manufacturing operation to look for process optimization / debottlenecking opportunites and make techical engineering recommendations/changes as deemed necessary.
  • Serve as the technical liaison for all OSHA, regulatory and other audits that relate to the maintenance/facility aspects of the manufacturing facility.
  • Train and mentor less experienced staff as required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree Electronics/Electrical/Industrial Automation Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of five to seven years of solid process engineering/maintenance experience in a cGMP, Pharmaceutical/Biological manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with and knowledge of automation systems required.
  • Other Essential Knowledge. Must have good attention to detail with good communication skills (both verbal and written) with a strong sense of commitment. Intermediate to high level expertise with software programs, which include Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Project, and AutoCad needed for this position.
  • Siemens Insight and InfoCenter and Rockwell RS Logix a plus