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Senior Automation Engineer - DeltaV (cGMP - Pharmaceutical)

AM Technical Solutions, Inc

AM Technical Solutions, Inc

Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023

We are looking for a knowledgeable Automation resource to join our Life Sciences team in support of a pharmaceutical client in the Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire areas. The ideal candidate should have previous pharmaceutical or biotech knowledge and be adept with DeltaV systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the configuration, administration, and maintenance activities of site manufacturing automation systems.
  • Lead projects in the design, development, and qualification of automated processes, equipment, and systems; including managing the work of internal engineers and outside vendors.
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing processes, equipment, systems, and infrastructure.
  • Directly support operations with troubleshooting and issue resolution with respect to automation systems.
  • Develop automation User Requirements Specifications (URS) based on customer need.
  • Develop design and specifications for DCS, PLC, and SCADA-based process control systems for projects.
  • Develop design of process control and automation systems in compliance with cGMP, GAMP, related industry standards, and customer requirements.
  • Assist process engineering development of P&IDs and process control requirements as well as Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS).
  • Maintaining life cycle management of control system and documentation within applicable procedural documents.
  • Designing, building, and system administration of DeltaV systems.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience with automation systems within pharmaceutical industry.
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Previous experience in a GMP manufacturing or operations environment.
  • Experience with computer systems validation practices (GAMP).
  • Experience authoring and reviewing standard operating procedures, on-the-job-trainings, and other controlled documents.
  • Experience in managing small to medium-sized projects and outside vendors.
  • Able to work effectively with senior-level contacts through strong interpersonal skills and acumen.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technological field.