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Automation Project Manager

McPherson, Kansas

Job Purpose


The Automation Project Manager is responsible to manage and properly execute assigned automation projects supporting process, equipment and infrastructure and will directly provide process automation support in fill & finish, freeze drying process, inspection, packaging and support services design for manufacture of sterile injectable.  The Automation Project Manager will be required to develop Scopes of Work (SoW) for automation related projects.   Develop Requests for Proposal, Create, Manage and report on the Project Schedule.   The successful candidate must be fully experienced and competent in the requirements of delivering Automation projects in a regulated environment. Typical Automation systems in use here are Siemens & Allen Bradley PLC systems.

Responsibilities


• Act as the primary point of contact with A/E design firm automation engineers.
• Provide client engineering input to scope definition for automation strategy for manufacturing equipment design along with associated support systems and infrastructure.
• Act as a primary point of contact for automation design coordination with the engineering team.
• Review and approval of concept engineering design deliverables
• Review and approval of equipment package bid analyses
• Provide engineering input into overall facility layout and design
• Support input to the development of detailed capital project execution schedule
• Provide engineering input into cost estimate preparation for the project.
• Provide support to manage design quality and design change.
• Provide technical support to partners within Engineering and Operations for automated systems.
• Any other activities as directed by the Automation Manager.
• Provide process automation support in fill & finish, freeze drying process, inspection, packaging and support services design for manufacture of sterile injectable.
• Provide direct input into key decisions within the design for a future facility expansion from the perspective of automation strategy, and how this relates to how the facility and process equipment will be designed, commissioned, operated and supported.
• Proven ability to accomplish projects independently, contributes in systems/automation engineering design for projects at our client site.
• Provide significant contributions on project teams and leads small project teams.
• Demonstrate the ability to successfully plan engineering projects and sustain high quality engineering contributions.
• Develop and apply theories, methods and research techniques to the investigation and solution of technical problems.
• Supports the vision for the automation engineering function and acts as a change agent for technical innovation; performs risk-reward analysis and scenario planning’s.

Requirements


• Proven ability to accomplish projects independently, contributes in systems/automation engineering design for projects at the McPherson Site.
• Provide significant contributions on project teams and leads small project teams.
• Demonstrate the ability to successfully plan engineering projects and sustain high quality engineering contributions.
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. (Chemical, Computer, Mechanical or Electrical).
• Experience on Control System and Process Automation (Maintenance and/or Projects) including but not limited to PLC’s, HMI’s, DCS, Historians, Industrial Data Networks, Instrumentation and related hardware.
• Knowledge of GMP, OSHA, FDA, MHRA and environmental regulations applicable to the pharmaceutical Industry.
• Hands on experience with process controls equipment including PLCs, DCSs, HMIs, SCADA systems, real-time data historians, batch execution systems, SQL relational database systems, and network infrastructure including design and debugging skills.
• Hands on experience with communication protocols including but not limited to RS-485, RS-232, Ethernet, and Data Highway Plus, Control Net, Modbus, and instrumentation field busses (Device Net, Foundation Field bus, Profibus, etc).
• Hands on experience in pharmaceutical environment including regulatory requirements associated with 21 CFR Part 11, EU Annex 11 and supporting validation of control system equipment.
• Experience with writing software test plans, user requirements, and system design documents.

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