FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A., Inc. is seeking a Senior Automation Manager (internally known as a Senior Engineering Manager. The successful candidate is recognized both as the technical subject matter expert and leader of the Automation Engineering group of FDBU. The position will ensure deliverables for the automation group are well established and in line with their stakeholders expectations. The automation group consists of 3 – 4 automation engineers along with computer systems validation engineer supporting manufacturing, process development, and facilities/maintenance. In addition, this position may also have oversight of the lab engineering group consisting of 3 exempt employees responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance, and qualification of QC and PD lab analytical equipment.
Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Engineering, the Senior Automation Manager oversees the day to day activities of the automation group as well as implementation of new technology and modifications to existing systems aimed at cost reduction, efficiency improvements, system sustainability, and quality/safety enhancement. This position is expected to carry an appropriate workload for automation deliverables in support of the group’s responsibilities as well as having management responsibility.
The Senior Automation Manager will directly support or ensure support of capital projects with a process automation element in accordance with FDBU standards and cGMP regulatory requirements. As such, this position requires an in-depth knowledge of pharmaceutical process equipment automation and the associated automation systems.
The automation group has direct ownership of the site automation systems including but not limited to ABB DCS (MOD300 and 800xA), DeltaV DCS, BMS (JCI and Siemens), PLC (Allen Bradley and Siemens), GE Healthcare Unicorn software, Xcellerex and Sartorius Single Use Equipment, OSI-Pi data historian, and electronic batch reports. As such, this position will possess technical expertise for all of the core systems (DCS, BMS, and PLC) as well as a sound working knowledge of all the remaining site automation systems allowing him/her to work independently within any system.
This position will be required to back-fill for automation engineers participating in a rotating 24/7 automation support function.
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FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company’s ability to secure an export authorization. FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.
FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.