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Senior Engineer, Automation Job

Date: Nov 11, 2017

Location: Singapore, SG

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: MAN004535

The Senior Automation Engineer
is responsible for providing technical support in
the field of automation.  Supports a large spectrum of automated systems within
Manufacturing Operations. Responsible for resolution of automation problems,
implementation of Automation changes and troubleshooting in compliance with SDLC,
GMP, safety, and environmental regulations.  Actively support an empowered
team culture including significant interaction with manufacturing, quality, GTO
and engineering groups.

  • Provides direct support to IPT Automation Lead including leading cross functional teams and providing direct guidance to the IPT Automation team. 
  • Provide expertise
    technical knowledge/advice to IPT/ COE’s on computerized/automation
  • Performs
    Automation maintenance, including system backup, disaster recovery, and
    obsolescence activities, and ensures automation systems remain in a
    validated state
  • Ensures
    timely resolution of identified automation issues and
    unplanned events
    identified in the daily walk-through
  • Supports Automation
    review process, including: data-gathering, analysis, preparing annual
    performance reports and ensures actions are completed on time and meet
    regulatory requirements

  • Escalate any ongoing automations
    issues to the Automation Lead in a timely manner.
  • Maximizes
    production capacity through timely completion of planned maintenance
    activities and effectively resolving unplanned downtime and events
  • Review
    PM’s being performed and looks for continuous improvements opportunities.
  • Provides Automation
    technical support for capital and other site projects.
  • Perform automation
    change controls with guidance from Automation Lead to ensure that changes
    are raised and closed on time following the required quality standards.
    Manages Project Schedule to ensure that manufacturing is not impacted.
  • Prepares and performs
    AIQ/AOQ, test plans, and documentation, ensuring  documentation meets required regulatory
  • Participates
    reviews as SME and completes action items as required
  • Develops Automation
    SOPs, Job Aids and procedures
  • Develops and updates
    Automation training packages, and conducts Automation training
  • Support for deviation
    and operation investigation requiring code and system-level troubleshooting.
  • Leads and
    applies effective root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques to
    support resolution of
    incidents, events, deviations, atypical investigations and fault reports related to Automation and
    nsures all the resolution are effectively implemented
    within the agreed time frame to prevent recurrence.
  • Supports a continuous improvement framework within Automation and the
    IPT, and works with Leads to identify
    implement improvements
  • Achieves Automation
    cost effectiveness and product cost reduction targets set in the Profit
    Plan, with particular emphasis on automation and waste  reduction
  • Any other duties as
    assigned by the Supervisor.



in Electrical, Electronics, Chemical or Computer Engineering



to 8 years of technical experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing industry

Job: Manufacturing Automation
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings:
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: MSD

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