Posted to MedZilla on 7/23/2019


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Automation Engineer SR0036623-MZ


 
 

Responsible for providing day to day automation engineering support for fill and pack manufacturing systems in the facility. The engineer will have a solid understanding of computer programing and troubleshooting techniques for automation including experience with the various automation platforms at the plant (Allen Bradley PLC, Intellution/iFix, OSI-PI Historian,) and Packaging Vision Systems (Systech, Cognex, and SICK). The incumbent will be responsible for executing and adhering to pharmaceutical change control standards and policies. The position will be responsible for creating and modifying system specifications and standard operating procedures for the systems supported. Train users on control system functionality (programmable logic controller, computer/control networks, and instrumentation). Support software life cycle efforts to maintain systems current. Contribute to developing improved and robust control system strategies for manufacturing processes. Participate in a rotating after-hour process control support function. Required to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with minimal supervision.

Essential Duties

  • Provide frontline support for operations issues with filling equipment SCADA and data historian.
  • Develop and implement cost savings projects which will provide optimal performance of existing plant automated control systems.
  • Use GDP on validation protocols, test cases and change control documents.
  • Implementation, administration, and control of the documentation used to describe sterilization, filling, and packaging systems in both narrative and drawing form.
  • Plan, manage, and supervise capital projects for the Round Lake Flexbumin facility.
  • Ensure that projects meet budget, schedule and scope objectives.

Qualifications

  • Must know how to effectively run projects, coordinate contractors, and direct the activities of technicians. Must have the ability to organize and present technical and project management overviews without assistance.
  • Extensive cross-functional team experience, including technical and non-technical work.
  • Ability to organize and present technical and project management overviews without assistance.
  • Knowledge of various programs such as Visual Basic, RSLogix, Intellution, iFIX, OSI PI, data visualization system, etc.
  • Ability to perform database maintenance and design.
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing
  • Must have good verbal/written communication skills

Education

B.S. in Engineering and 5 - 8 years related experience, or associate degree with relevant work experience with process automation.

  • Must be able to, push, pull and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.
  • Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body.
  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.
  • Must not be allergic to Cephalosporin and related products.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

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