Automation Manager

Job description

The candidate will execute projects in a fast paced team environment.

Working as part of the Senior Leadership Team he/she will :

  • Propose, implement and control the Site's information and automation systems.
  • Ensure delivery of robust sustainable systems solutions .
  • Liaise and be accountable for the automation long term strategic delivery to site.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing and Automation Engineering to create, update, and maintain equipment User Requirements Specifications.
  • Support design, fabrication, and upgrades for manufacturing equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and corrective actions to support equipment issues. Provide guidance and training for maintenance technicians and operations on related activities.
  • Works closely with Automation team and PLC Engineer to facilitate machine upgrades and modifications.
  • Works with Manufacturing and Maintenance to maintain accuracy, location, and completion of equipment manual, work instructions, and log books.
  • Provide guidance on machine maintenance requirements.
  • Ability to collect data from multiple sources and propose prioritization to fix, standardize, and incorporate new capabilities for manufacturing equipment.
  • Project technical lead, with responsibility for project management activities.
  • Work with outside vendors and consultants.
  • Draft specifications for mechanical, electrical, and control components.
  • Support new company initiatives in the areas of Manufacturing and Operations.

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Relevant degree with several years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • 5+ years proven track record in delivering automation solutions .
  • 3+ years + project management experience – record of project delivery.
  • Excellent and proven team management skills.
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance, SLC, Compliance and Data Integrity.

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