Pfizer Sr. Automation Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan

The mission of the Drug Product Process Automation team is to provide highly effective automation, information collection and reporting, and manufacturing workflow solutions for the Pfizer Global Suppply (PGS) Kalamazoo facility. Major systems include an assortment of programmable logic controllers including Rockwell and Siemens, Systech and Cognex vision, and the Wonderware and Intellution SCADA and Batch recipe control systems.Reporting to the Manager/Team Leader of the Drug Product Automation group the successful candidate will provide electro/mechanicalrocess engineering support to the manufacturing equipment (formulation, filling, lyophilzation, inspection and packaging) used to produce sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products. As an individual contributor, the manager automation engineer has the following responsibilities:*design, develop, deploy and test our automated processes, systems and equipment.*identify, design and implement new technologies.*lead the specification and procurement of new highly automated manufacturing equipment*provide 24x7x365 support of our automation systems*generate and execute cGMP verification protocols*Be recognized as expert with site's production and control system needs*generate and develop standard operating procedures and system support documentation*clearly communicate progress and issues to peers*Assist in training and mentoring site Automation Technicians, Automation Engineers and other operations personnel*Monitor and trend issues to identify and develop preventative solutionsEducation:Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science.Five to ten years of Automation Engineering experienceTechnical:Knowledge about Rockwell and/or Siemens PLC systems.Knowledge about Wonderware SCADA systems, Aspen data historian, VMWare, electrical/mechanical devices and other software applications are a plus but not required.The ability to perform or oversee the installation, commissioning, validation and maintenance of integrated control systems throughout the facility.The ideal candidate should have background in cGMP regulations and the practical application of those regulations to control systems.•Sunshine ActPfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.Additional Offer Details:Last Date to Apply for Job: 5/9/18Eligible for Relocation PackagePfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.EEO Employment Eligibility:Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity