Merck Senior Specialist Manufacturing Automation in West Point, Pennsylvania
Our Engineers continuously improve and innovate to support and insure our manufacturing facilities remain operational. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities, and Validation.
The automation engineer is accountable for day-to-day operations activities including but not limited to the following technologies: Distributed Control Systems (Delta V), Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen Bradley), OEM systems to include Washers, Autoclaves, Filter Integrity Testers, MECO Stills and Clean Steam Generators. System upgrades, troubleshooting issues, identifying trends, process monitoring, system administration, documentation updates, data querying, operator training and participating in deviation investigations. Convey clearly (oral and written) and frequently with operations and other groups.
Comprehend and assist all GMPs, safety, and environmental regulations.
Ensure automation documents, preventive maintenance, periodic reviews, and SOPs are in an inspection-ready state.
Promote process automation inquiries during internal and external audits/inspections and therefore, be able to speak knowledgeably about automation, process and cGMP details of the manufacturing operations.
Evaluate automated and information technology systems and develop strategies to optimize and ensure the quality and stability of automation systems through future expansion, replacement, or upgrade.
Use their technical knowledge to assure the efficient operation of a variety of automated processing and information technology systems.
Guide installation and qualification of new equipment into operations.
Develop solutions for automation problems.
Participate and contribute to investigations of automation anomalies to prevent a recurrence, which includes on-the-floor sponsorship of manufacturing activities.
Guide in the development of technical requisites, keeping in mind the associated technology needs, benefits, and risks.
Evaluate complex business guidelines using tools and techniques and identifies internal/external solutions to meet these requisites.
Direct in developing control strategies and apply computerized tools that will deliver tangible improvements to overall production unit performance.
Speak daily with the business, technical, and quality representatives within the area of sponsorship through the tier process.
Provide off-site weekend/evening automation phone or on-site sponsor on a rotational basis.
Familiar with lean manufacturing standards with an ability to convert business values and guidelines into detailed system requisites.
- Bachelors Engineering, Computer Science, or Related Field
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.
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We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
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