Expert, Automation

    • Singapore

Job Description
Job Purpose
The job purpose is for the operation and maintenance of Automation Systems within BioProduction Operations Singapore. This includes supporting the day-to-day activities of PU (Process Unit), MS&T (Manufacturing Science & Technology) and Site Engineering; providing engineering support for capital and expensed projects that will improve site capability, equipment reliability and efficient operation of the plant.

Major Accountabilities

• First point of contact as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned Automation Systems related subjects in the supported business function.
• Provide guidance for the resolution of all Automation System related issues; including any deviation investigation and/or trend analysis using the data available on the automation system.
• Manage external contractors in providing Engineering support for modifying and maintaining of the automation systems, building utilities and equipment to ensure optimal operation and reliability of the plant.
• Initiate continuous automation improvement projects to improve efficiencies and reliability of the system and processes.
• Responsible for the maintenance of the GxP relevant documentations (SOP's, design documentations etc). Generate and maintain the documents current.
• Provide trainings for associates on Automation Systems.
• Manage external contractors in providing engineering support for Capital and Expense Projects.
• Provide coaching of automation topics within his/her area of responsibility.

Minimum requirements
• Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Engineering, Computer Science, Manufacturing, Science, or equivalent biotech or pharmaceutical work experience.
• Minimum 8 years of work experience in Automation system.
• Knowledge in Emerson Delta V / Siemens S7 PLC / Siemens Apogee System / OSI PI Historian system is preferred.
• Minimum 4 year work experience in Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry with a good understanding of the process.
• Broad cGMP experience is required with knowledge and understanding of processes with a focus on the Computer System Validation.
• Experience with regulatory inspections.


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