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Automation Engineer III (Process Equipment)

Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Posted on 04/19/2022

Location

Plainville MA USA

Description

Automation Engineer III (Process Equipment)
Location Plainville, Massachusetts, USA
US  Job ID: 198965BR

Thermo Fisher Scientific VVS (Viral Vector Services) is a multifaceted gene and cell therapy contract development and manufacturing organization that is looking for leaders to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our staff members; are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with shown proficiencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

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The Automation Infrastructure Engineer III is responsible for supporting Thermo Fisher VVS facilities in Plainville, Ma with a scope encompassing Automation and Control systems infrastructure for a large capital facility project from construction and operational readiness activities for an innovative new commercial manufacturing facility. This role will transition into primary manufacturing operations support role in the site Facilities and Engineering team where we will support the cGMP facilities, manufacturing, process development, quality control, MES, and warehouse operations.

 

A Day in the Life.

  • Designs, specifies, and supports infrastructure equipment implementing modifications to improve operational performance and product quality.
  • Ensures compliance with VVS SOP’s, safe work practices, and cGMP regulations.
  • Maintain and coordinate the lifecycle management program in collaboration with the global automation team to ensure all software and hardware is up-to-date.
  • Will be on call when required.

Minimum Skills & Abilities

Discover Impactful Work.

The Automation Infrastructure Engineer III is responsible for supporting Thermo Fisher VVS facilities in Plainville, Ma with a scope encompassing Automation and Control systems infrastructure for a large capital facility project from construction and operational readiness activities for an innovative new commercial manufacturing facility. This role will transition into primary manufacturing operations support role in the site Facilities and Engineering team where we will support the cGMP facilities, manufacturing, process development, quality control, MES, and warehouse operations.

 

A Day in the Life.

  • Designs, specifies, and supports infrastructure equipment implementing modifications to improve operational performance and product quality.
  • Ensures compliance with VVS SOP’s, safe work practices, and cGMP regulations.
  • Maintain and coordinate the lifecycle management program in collaboration with the global automation team to ensure all software and hardware is up-to-date.
  • Will be on call when required.

Minimum Education & Experience

Keys to Success:

Education:

Computer Systems, Information Technology, Networking, Electronics, Communication or Computer B.S. Degree or A.S. Degree with experience

 

Required experience:

  • Bachelors Degree with 4+ years of applicable experience; or Associates Degree with 6+ years of applicable experience. Applicable experience preferably in the biotech engineering/manufacturing environment. Coops or internships may be counted towards total years experience.
  • Experience with systems such as OSI PI, Infobatch and Ignition installation and support.
  • Experience with DCS and/or PLC coding including but not limited to DeltaV, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Rockwell Collins, Foxboro; “smart” instrumentation protocols (i.e.: HART, Fieldbus, PROFIBUS, AMS Suite, etc.); automation hardware (system I/O modules &/or cards, power supplies, control relays, signal conditioners, etc.).
  • Demonstrate and understanding of infrastructure technologies such as databases, firewalls, network routing and switching, logging solutions

 

Desired skills and experience:

  • DCS/PLC/Automation system installation and support.
  • Experience in supporting equipment related infrastructure, physical servers and cloud-based solutions
  • Documentation review and revision experience

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