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Principal Automation Engineer

Pfizer
Andover, MA 01810
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**ROLE SUMMARY**



Provide engineering for delivering new technologies in automation/software solutions; define minimum standards for computer systems, control system hardware and software components for the business unit. New technologies shall include Emerson and Allen Bradley hardware and software. The business units are PGS (Pfizer Global Supply) & WRD (World Research & Development)

Provide detailed reliability analysis for all critical automation systems for production manufacturing and infrastructure systems.

Provide engineering technical support related to the maintenance, installation, startup/commissioning, testing, and qualification of automation systems for process equipment, process related systems, and infrastructure equipment within a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Also, provide some detailed engineering on change controls and limited functionality upgrades to existing systems.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Job requirements will involve the ability to troubleshoot multiple platform automation systems, with a focus on Allen-Bradley PLC's and Emerson DeltaV control systems.

+ Job requirements may involve cell culture, harvest, or purification process equipment automation design, development of user requirement specification (URS), functional requirement specification (FRS) and configuration specification (CS)

+ The ability to support commissioning plans, validation/qualification documents, execution of commissioning plans, troubleshooting, executing the qualification activities, assisting maintenance, attending necessary meetings and maintaining specific training requirements

+ Job requirements will involve design and implementation of ALCOA (Attributable to the person generating the data, Legible and permanent, Contemporaneous, Original record (or true copy) and Accurate) principles of data integrity are met in all automation system designs

+ Ensure data integrity (DI) compliance for all GMP computer systems for PGS. Performing DI and Electronic Record Electronic Signature (ERES) assessments for computer workstations as required

+ Skilled at the use of Enterprise systems like QTS (Quality Tracking System), EAMS (Enterprise Asset Management System)

+ Applying technical and quality concepts, applicable guidelines of the FDA or other regulatory bodies and relevant SOPs

+ The position will require equipment maintenance history review, investigation and audit support



**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**



+ Candidate must have a BS or MS in chemical, mechanical, electrical engineering or relevant discipline

+ Candidates must have a minimum of 16 years (13 years with MS) of experience with automation of pharmaceutical process systems executing design, commissioning, and troubleshooting activities



OR

Candidates with same or more experience in Innovative or Technology Industry with relevant preferred qualifications



+ They must have a working knowledge of cGMP type systems and practices



**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**



+ Relevant Computer skills

+ Ability to work across functional areas such as operations, maintenance, and validation are required to provide appropriate support

+ Candidates should have Allen-Bradley PLC and HMI experience

+ Candidates should have experience with Emerson DeltaV and OSI Pi products

+ Candidates should have experience with GE iFix and iHistorian

+ Candidates should also be familiar with relational database such as SQL or Oracle

+ Candidates should also be familiar with automation networks, such as Ethernet, DH+, ControlNet, etc.

+ Good communication skills, verbal and written, are required

+ They must have a working knowledge of cGMP type systems and practices

+ Candidate is required to have experience with Data Integrity and 21CFR Part 11 ERES requirements



**PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS**



N/A



**NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS**



The position may require some off-shift support.



**OTHER INFORMATION**



+ N/A



**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.



**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: 05.08.2020**

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.



**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



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Posted: 2020-04-30 Expires: 2020-05-31
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