Sr. Automation Engineer


Are you are automation engineer with solid understanding of the OSIsoft PI system architecture and extensive experience in PI System implementations?Then this is with out a doubt a great opportunity for you to further devlope your skills at a well-recognised pharmaceutical.  Job Summary :This Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation and operational support of the manufacturing data systems for our client's next-generation manufacturing execution system supporting pharmaceutical operations and technology in Solothurn, Switzerland Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • This Engineer is responsible for the operation, maintenance and expansion of the manufacturing data systems for our Next Generation Manufacturing Execution System supporting pharmaceutical operations and technology.
  • Configures system modifications to meet site operational and project needs, while maintaining all system-related lifecycle artefacts
  • Ensures system robustness through the execution of routine monitoring and implementation of metrics to evaluate system performance
  • Works with stakeholders and users to ensure that service objectives are met
  • Provides input and recommendations regarding business continuance issues and improvements to operating systems and processes
  • Provides guidance, technical advice, planning and project management both within the group and with outside consultants and vendors
  • Provides training for onsite Users / Engineers in Automation technologies and applications
  • Provides after-hours (on-call) support as needed on a regular rotation
  • Ensures compliance with corporate standards and policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle

 Key requirements :

  • Direct experience designing, building, deploying and supporting manufacturing data systems in a regulated large-scale pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Solid understanding of the OSIsoft PI system architecture with extensive experience in PI System implementations
  • Experience designing and implementing highly reliable and large-scale PI systems with HA collectives and redundant nodes
  • Experience installing, configuring, validating, and tuning PI Server and interfaces.
  • Experience implementing analytic solutions with PI Asset Framework, Event Frames, Analytics and Notifications
  • Extensive PI Interface experience required (PI OPC DA/UA, EMDVB, RDBMS, UFL)
  • Experience installing and tailoring client software including PI Vision, ProcessBook, DataLink, RTReports and PI Vision
  • Experience integrating with MES and DCS-based control systems, building management systems, and laboratory equipment
  • Experience in a GMP regulatory environment
  • Solid understanding of Windows OS, networking, and system security fundamentals
  • Experience with Infobatch, Simca, SynTQ and Topview is a plus

 Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Engineering or equivalent IT discipline
  • Industry experience in pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, drug development or equivalent environment

 We are looking forward to receiving your application!