Process Control Engineer

GSK is hiring Process Control Engineer.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Chemical / Mechanical) or Technical Degree (Computer / Bio-technology) w/relevant experience
  • 1 – 3 years experience at an industrial manufacturing setting
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Emerson DeltaV DCS, Allen-Bradley SLC / ControlLogix, Siemens Apogee BAS, VFDs, GE Unicorn, S-88 Batch
  • Understanding of process controls principles for equipment, instrumentation, computers and networking.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot technical issues and recommend improvements
  • Capable of occasional supervision of the activities of contractors
  • Attention to detail. Capable of maintaining system life cycle documentation (Drawings, URS, FRS, SDDS, etc).
  • Ability to effectively work as an individual contributor and as a member of a team.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Proficient with MS Office

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in an Engineering or Process Control function
  • Work experience implementing changes in a Biotech Industry and or a GMP regulated environment.
  • Experience with small equipment (hardware or software) projects: scoping, design, and implementation.
  • Ability to read, understand and troubleshoot using process P&IDs and control schematics.
  • Experience using test equipment to troubleshoot industrial controls (24vdc, 120vac).
  • Understanding of industrial electrical codes (70), safe work practices (70E) and machine safety (79).

Details:

Why GSK? Because GSK’s Biopharm business vision is to leverage its experience and technical capabilities to launch, supply, and manage Biopharmaceutical products around the world. It will fulfill GSK’s Mission to Do More, Feel Better, and Live Longer by living its values: Integrity: Always doing the right thing; Commitment to the Patient: Making the Patient the #1 Priority; Customer Service: Commit to delivering on promises to internal & external customers; Compliance – Being accountable for quality and safety.

The Engineering Operations group provides technical engineering and project management services for manufacturing, building and utility equipment to support operations, validation and capital projects. The Process Control Department is a specialized group within engineering responsible for plant automation, process control, data management, and system life-cycle documentation. Individual to be responsible for overseeing Process Controls support of Manufacturing operations for operational cGMP biologics production facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Automation support of Bioreactors, Centrifuges, Autoclaves, Glass washers, Filtration, Chromatography, Air Handling Units, Pure Water skids, Chillers, etc.
  • Engineer solutions and manage projects involving retrofits, optimization and acquisition of process systems
  • Manage several small to medium projects simultaneously to quality, budget and schedule constraints
  • Assist in resolving technical issues with automation problems and support investigation as required• Provide system administration duties for automated systems.
  • Work with other manufacturing support groups to implement and maintain automation systems, execute projects and communicate the status to operations
  • Support system life-cycle documentation for automated control systems, such as, Functional Requirements Specification (FRS), System Detailed Design Specification (SDDS) and control wiring diagrams)
  • Abide by and Update engineering specifications, policies and procedures
  • Participate in site and department Audits, Inspections, and PMs.
  • Maintain and document all cGMP equipment/system modifications and upgrades through approved change control methods

Job Description Summary

  • Job Family - Controls and Instrumental Engineering: Develops, designs and plans equipment and machine layouts, workflow, and safety precautions to maximise utilisation of plant and manufacturing facilities. Recommends improvements to increase manpower efficiency and operating performance, reduce waste and delays, and promote cost control/reductions. Develops metrics to measure plant and equipment capacity output, and identify equipment and process flow bottlenecks. Establishes accident prevention measures, and plans and schedules training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operation. Qualified engineer.

Job Family Group - Engineering: Performs engineering work in operations, production or maintenance environments. Designs and scales up manufacturing processes, instruments and equipment, and tests manufactured products to maintain quality. Plans, designs and estimates time and cost, and oversees maintenance of structures, facilities, systems and components. Analyses and develops solutions to engineering problems related to manufacturing equipment and systems or the causes of component failures. Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field.

Contact information:

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