Our client is a global biotech leader in need of Automation & Utilities Engineers based in IL. The ideal candidate will have the following;
Strong programming/design “hands-on” experience with Building Automation System (Johnson Controls, Siemens, Honeywell, Rockwell, or other) and SCADA systems is required.
Experience configuring, troubleshooting and using Windows Operating Systems, Networking, virtualization and Databases for Control System Applications
Experience with data historians (like OSI-PI), MS-SQL and reporting tools are required.
Experience with architectural, MEP and P&ID drawings preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
Be knowledgeable with respect to HVAC systems (air handling units, return fans, exhaust fans, air terminal devices, diffusers, grilles, refrigeration cycles and other air moving processes).
Be knowledgeable with respect to hydronic systems and air balancing methods.
Must have experience with executing test protocols for Freezer Coolers, Incubators, Clean Room Environments and HVAC Equipment in a FDA Regulated Environments.
Knowledge of biopharmaceutical process operation and process control, clean utility and mechanical systems (pumps, valves, materials) as foundation for troubleshooting, design and equipment evaluation.
Knowledge of clean room design/requirements. Working knowledge of pharmaceutical process sanitary connections, valves and supply loops.
Working knowledge of Control and Instrumentation for facility control systems. Basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), instrumentation (e.g., flow, pressure, temperature, level) and controls is required.
Must possess basic knowledge of core principles in various engineering disciplines (fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics etc.)
Knowledge & experience in the design, implementation, operations and maintenance of automation control utility systems, as well as working in a regulated environment (FDA, cGMP, OSHA).
Strong knowledge of industry standards and guidelines such as ASME BPE, ISPE Baseline Guides, ISO standards and CFR’s.
Experience working to regulatory standards: FDA, Good Engineering Practice (GEP), Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP) and Good Documentation Procedures (GDP).
Experience with Quality Management and Change Control Systems.
Ability to write technical reports and to develop data gathering schedules.
Excellent technical problem-solving skills and the ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision.