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Automation Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Conshohocken
  • Salary: $100000 - $120000 per annum
  • Job reference: 03081056
  • Sector: Manufacturing, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 08/03/2018
My client, a global pharmaceutical company, is looking to fill an Automation Engineer position within their Pennsylvania facility. This Automation Engineer role will assist the Engineering, Operations, and Manufacturing team in ensuring standards for automation technology are met. The successful Automation Engineer candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and troubleshooting industrial control systems.


As this is a newly created Automation Engineer role, there is a lot of scope to put your own stamp on this position, as well as opportunities to grow internally within the Engineering division. 


Core Responsibilities: 
  • Function as a site technical expert for all issues related to instrumentation and control systems
  • Lead the design and installation of instrumentation and control systems
  • Ensure standards and regulatory expectations are met
  • Develop and optimize operation and maintenance procedures
  • Assist in troubleshooting efforts with operators, electromechanical technicians, and process equipment
  • Participate in cGMP and internal audit programs
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or any other related field
  •  5+ years experience in automation with a food/beverage or pharmaceutical company
  • Experience with validation documentation (IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • Strong understanding of how to lead process improvement projects autonomously
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