Senior Automation Engineer (1 of 2 openings)
Location:
Lititz , Pennsylvania
Posted:
April 02, 2017
Reference:
4265160503-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units:  Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.
 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Senior Automation Engineer to be located in Lititz, PA.
 
The Senior Automation Engineer will:
 
  • Be involved in application administration, programming, and analytical problem solving. This role must interface effectively with IT, QA, other Engineers, and business clients.
  • Apply extensive and diversified knowledge of automation and electronic principles & practices plant-wide.
    Make decisions regarding engineering problems and methods and represents the company in conferences to solve problems and to plan and coordinate work. 
  • Be responsible for the engineering and quality assurance of part of a major project or for a complete small project
  • Provide technical assistance and expertise to Operations and/or Manufacturing Departments considering the implementation of an integrated or automated factory floor system
  • Provide technical expertise to each Process Engineer/staff to help determine a standard and strategic approach to any factory floor automation initiative
  • Provide technical support required by Engineering to fully and efficiently integrate the site's floor systems
  • Assist users in developing operating procedures and user manuals and assists in training sessions on the functions and operations of various systems
  • Assist Project Managers in determining proper methods for phase-in and phase-out of a floor system
  • Will provide technical expertise and support for existing integrated floor systems or any other floor system not supported by Engineering
  • Work with Information Technology, Quality Assurance, and Validation to implement new applications or controlled changes to existing applications in accordance with FDA and cGMP requirements and develops a thorough understanding of current and pending regulations and their impact on our applications 
  • Ensure that applications are consistent with the Electronic Records & Signature regulation requirements for audit trails, security, backup, and retention
  • Assist in the development and execution of test plans, IQ, OQ, and PQ validation protocols for new or upgraded integrated factory floor systems
  • Assist in the annual capital and departmental budgeting process; assists in the annual project planning and prioritization process
  • Help with the identification, evaluation, selection, and implementation of third-party systems
  • Participate in vendor selection and evaluation
  • Write and or Execute Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) as required

Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and a minimum of 6 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • A minimum of 6 years experience in Applications Development and/or manufacturing floor systems implementation within a GMP regulated environment is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven project management experience is required
  • Prior experience leading or managing cross functional teams is required
  • Thorough working knowledge of structured methodologies for software engineering, applications, and manufacturing systems such as PLC (Allen-Bradley and ELAU family) controllers and interfaces is required. Prior experience programming and troubleshooting SCADA applications for such platforms as Wonderware's System Platform is required
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL is required
  • Previous experience with MES software systems interfacing to enterprise software packages such as SAP is preferred
  • Prior experience ensuring that applications are consistent with the Electronic Records & Signature regulation requirements for audit trails, security, backup, and retention is preferred
  • Prior experience in the development and execution of test plans, IQ, OQ, and PQ validation protocols for new or upgraded integrated factory floor systems is preferred
  • Experience assisting in the annual capital and departmental budgeting process is preferred
  • Experience assisting in the annual project planning and prioritization process
  • Prior experience assisting in the identification, evaluation, selection, and implementation of third-party systems is preferred
  • Prior participation in vendor selection and evaluation is preferred; Experience verifying computer systems are developed and implemented in compliance with Company policies and procedures, FDA regulations, cGMPs, and are validated as necessary is preferred
  • This position is based in Lititz, PA and requires up to 10% travel
  • This position requires on call support that rotates between the automation team but is 24-7 when on call

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Lititz
Organization
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID
4265160503

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