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Automation Lead

Date Posted: March 28, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Automation Lead Engineer to join our dynamic team in Germany within the pharmaceutical industry. The ideal candidate will take on a leadership role in developing and implementing automation solutions to enhance manufacturing processes and ensure regulatory compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of automation solutions utilizing Siemens PLCs, HMI, and other relevant technologies to optimize manufacturing efficiency and reliability.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to integrate automation systems seamlessly into existing infrastructure, ensuring compatibility and scalability.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to junior engineers and technicians, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Oversee the programming, testing, and debugging of automation software to ensure optimal performance and functionality.
  • Develop and enforce protocols and standards for automation system development, documentation, and maintenance to ensure regulatory compliance and data integrity.
  • Lead the commissioning, qualification, and validation activities for automation systems, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to meet project timelines and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to automation in the pharmaceutical sector, incorporating best practices into project designs and strategies.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in automation engineering, with at least 3 years in a leadership or supervisory role, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Expertise in automation technologies, particularly Siemens PLCs, HMI, and SCADA systems.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements, such as GMP, GAMP, and FDA guidelines, related to automation in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Proven track record of leading successful automation projects from conception to implementation, including commissioning and validation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail, with a commitment to delivering high-quality results on time and within budget.

If you are keen to grow your career with this job, apply with us and send us your resume now. All shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly.

Reference no.: 122-4948-2918-NW

Registration no.: 968446516E

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