Job Description :
Purpose : The Automation Engineer the role holder is responsible to adhere with the cGMP principles and execute them in an effective manner.
Responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting of Validated Process Control Systems by performing the planned Maintenance, breakdowns for Siemens DCS system on PCS7 with strong abilities for software modifications, recipe creations / updating and process testing as required.
Passion for adapting, learning and implementing newer technologies, adhering to timelines for tasks. Key responsibilities & Accountability :
Responsible to adhere with cGMP principles and maintain them in effective manner and provide engineering support and maintenance activities.
Preventive maintenance and repair activities of Servers, Clients, Automation stations, and Input / Output cards.
Creating Batch process and control through the DCS / PLC platform using Functional block diagram (FBD) and sequence flow chart (SFC).
Responsible for implementing, executing Software modification, migration projects on site as required, User based Recipe creation / modification, Route control modifications.
Responsible for Archive / Retrieve electronics database of the automation system under the 21CFR part 11 compliance. Implementing data backup plans, restore routines and recovery tasks.
Control system Licenses Management.
Ensuring timely completion and closure of job notifications, work orders with update on SAP systems. Responsible for updating, creating validated documents,changecontrol,deviations and CAPA handling related to Automation issues.
Timely entry, update of all relevant Log books for maintenance.
Coordinate with supervisor for creation, update and revision of SOP’s related to Automation
Responsible to adhere with site safety regulations, reporting supervisor for unsafe and hazard operations and activities.
Qualifications : - Education
4 years Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Electronics / Instrumentation.
Technical certifications : - PCS7 certified or higher versions. - Experience :
At least 5- 6 years’ work experience in Simatic PCS7, Simatic Batch, Route control Programming, PLC, SCADA programming and knowledge on cGMP.
Proven Experience in Biopharma manufacturing units with exposure to downstream and upstream equipment applications and process vaccine production units, would be desired and be given preference.
Training : Key Competencies :
In terms of competency you are highly result oriented with strong sense of accountability & ownership.
High on Process Compliance with strong implementation skills and should be self-starter who needs limited supervision.
Must be a resourceful problem solvers and must possess strong ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established deadlines.
Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills required.
Flexibility and adaptability to execute the needs of the department.
Ability to meet attendance standards. At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to accomplish the required tasks to meet deadlines. Technical Competencies :
GED (Good Engineering Documents) : - Strong knowledge of engineering and maintenance documents.
Exposure and experience in SAP, ERP engineering and parts modules
Preventive / corrective maintenance : - knowledge of PM / CM planning / scheduling & implementation including planned & unplanned maintenance concept based on SAP / ERP
Strong command in English (communicating, writing and speaking) & Arabic is a plus.
Good software networking skills,data management, Good user in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, etc.).