C&I AUTOMATION LEAD - PHARMA/GMP - NW ENGLAND

Posted 20 October by Bosch Global Associates Ltd

C&I AUTOMATION LEAD - PHARMA/GMP - NW ENGLAND

Location: Cheshire, NW England.

Type: Permanent.

Salary: 55-65k.

Bonus and Benefits: Yes, 15%.

Purpose:

Provide C&I Automation expertise across the manufacturing and laboratory functions to ensure that all new equipment and computerised systems meet the required standards and ensure that legacy systems are upgraded as required either by programming conversion, (where possible) or by reverse engineering and re-programming.

To achieve project plans as a team member of specified projects by defining Software, Control, Instrumentation and Electrical requirements.

Key responsibilities:

To utilize their programming, system configuration and troubleshooting expertise to allow the company to become more self-reliant within the Automation and Controls area in the short term. This should include small modifications and minor projects, and will eventually lead to specialist in-house C&I system development and projects.

To define and implement business led Control, Instrumentation and Automation.

To achieve project plans as a team member of specified projects by defining Software, Control, Instrumentation and Electrical requirements.

To assess current equipment performance, in order to identify & implement automated system improvements to processes so as to improve performance/ reliability and or reduce costs.

Systems upgrades or modifications for new and existing systems with regards to impact reviews and version control.

To maintain & develop Site Automation & Controls systems documentation and standards, to meet regulatory & business requirements.

To provide support and motivation to the Engineering and Operations team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:

Degree in Engineering / Programming discipline.

Programming PLCs, (Programmable Logic Controllers), HMI's and SCADA Systems - Preferably with experience of some or all: Siemens S7/TIA Portal/WinCC (Ladder, FB and STL), Rockwell ControlLogix, Panel View, Vision systems (Cognex, Microscan), Profibus and TCP/IP Networks.

Preferable Knowledge of:

  • Understanding of Pharmaceutical Packaging requirements and controls.
  • Broad understanding and practical experience of Equipment, Performance and Process Qualification and Cleaning validation.
  • GAMP5 Validation
  • 21CFR11 Compliance
  • Control Systems Project Engineering

Skills:

  • Electrical Design
  • Software Design
  • Control Panel Build
  • Commissioning (SAT/FAT)
  • Training
  • Machine Control
  • Machine Safety Circuits
  • Process Control

Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Educated to minimum of HND/Degree in Engineering / Programming discipline
  • Chartered Engineering qualification is highly desirable.
  • Strong background in Pharmaceutical
  • Experience of GMP to global standards.

GMP / PHARMACEUTICALS / INNOVATION / AUTOMATION / TECHNOLOGIES / MEDICAL / NPD / NEW PRODUCT / PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT / R&D / LEAD / TEAM LEAD / PROJECT LEAD / PROJECT MANAGER / ENGINEER / ENGINEERING / ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING / ELECTRICAL / SCADA / SYSTEMS ENGINEERING / CONTROL SYSTEMS / INSTRUMENTATION / EQUIPMENT / LABORATORY / EQUIPMENT / DRUG DELIVERY / INJECTABLES / STERILES / STERILITY / COMBINATION DEVICES / MEDICAL DEVICES / PHARMA / PHARMACEUTICAL / GMP / ENGINEERING / CONTRACT MANUFACTURING / MANUFACTURING / PROTOTYPE / MANUFACTURING / PRODUCTION / REGUALTORY / CLINICAL / COMPLIANCE / R&D / PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT / DESIGN / ENGINEER / SCIENTIST / CHESHIRE / CHESTER / DERBY / DERBYSHIRE / MANCHESTER / LANCASHIRE / LANCASTER / LIVERPOOL / NORTH WALES / UK / UNITED KINGDOM / EUROPE / ENGLAND / RELOCATE / GSK / GLAXO / BESPAK / ASTRA ZENECA / ASTRAZENECA / MEDTRADE / JOHNSON JOHNSON / NOVARTIS / QAIGEN / PFIZER / SANOFI / PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT / ENGINEER / ENGINEERING / CLINICAL / PACKAGING / BIOMEDICAL / MEDICAL / HEALTHCARE / REGULATORY AFFAIRS / QA / QUALITY ASSURANCE / PHARMASERVE / INVIBIO / VICTREX / CONVATEC / AMS / BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING / PHARMA / PHARMACEUTICALS / GMP / DRUGS / CLINICAL / MECICAL DEVICES / MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY / MEDICAL DEVICE

Required skills

  • Automation
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • Pharmaceutical Industry

Application questions

MUST provide a Cover Letter demonstrating suitability and interest for the role?
Are you qualified to Degree level with suitable engineering foundation?
Are you a Chartered engineer?
Do you have Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences expertise in relevant Discipline?
Do you have Project management expertise?

Reference: 40913031

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