Reference Number: JO-2403-532197
Automation Engineer
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield

CPL Life Sciences are partnered with a pharmaceutical manufacturing organisation based out of Hertfordshire in their search for an Automation Engineer. 

• This role will perform automation engineering activities and manage aligned prioritised projects.

• Lifecycle management of automation systems integrated with manufacturing / packaging equipment. 

• Lifecycle management of serialisation and vision systems integrated within packaging equipment including interfaces with enterprise systems. 

• Responsible for providing cGMP compliant control systems as per GAMP5 and EU GMP Annex 11.

Duties are performed to ensure:

• A safe working environment is maintained for self and other employees, ensuring all near miss incidents and accidents are reported in accordance with procedures.

• The Quality of products manufactured and released is assured through adherence to all procedures.

• Opportunities to improve operations and reduce cost are identified and progressed through the continuous improvement and demand innovation initiatives.

• All stakeholder and customer expectations are understood and met through communication. 

• Performance is in line with personal and company objectives with demonstrated behaviours and competencies.

• Contribute to the development and implementation of the automation transformation strategy.

• Support the successful implementation of the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and manufacturing execution system (MES) within the production facility.

• Management of the design, development, maintenance and troubleshooting of automated systems, ensuring they are compliant as per GAMP5 and EU GMP Annex 11.

• Successful delivery of automation projects to meet strategic business objectives.

• Execute or facilitate automation design solutions in accordance with stakeholder requirements and business processes. 

• Responsible that all project documentation has been compiled and approved at gate reviews.

• Responsible that Good Engineering Practices (GEP) are employed in the design, installation and commissioning of assets.

• Responsible that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are employed, including activities determined from user requirement specifications (URS) through to qualification.

• Coordination of specialist contractors undertaking work packages, ensuring safe systems of work are adopted throughout implementation phases.

• Support for commissioning, qualification and validation activities.

• Review and approval of GxP documentation, including technical specifications, user requirements, design / code reviews, qualification protocols and site acceptance testing.

• Lead quality and engineering change controls to maintain the validated state of the automated systems.

• System support in the areas of asset management, critical spares, preventative maintenance, training programs and data integrity.

• Provide coaching and development opportunities for the wider engineering / automation teams.

For further information please contact jamie.keith@cpl.com

Upload your CV and any other relevant file.
I would like to be contacted via SMS
I have read and agree to the Clinical Professionals Group Privacy Policy

Find our privacy policy here