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Pfizer Jobs in Hutchinson – Automation Technician

Website  Pfizer

Job Description:

The Automation Technician will provide technical support to Utilities, Laboratories and Production Areas in the Automation and Control System Applications used in the manufacture of sterile injectable. With general supervision lead or troubleshoot PLC’s, batch applications, instrumentation, human machine interfaces, control systems, and process network applications used in utilities, laboratories, manufacturing and packaging equipment. Provide technical guidance and assistance to the troubleshooting, operation and maintenance of control systems including hardware and software. Backing-up his Supervisor in the assignment and review of the automation workload.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reads and interprets ladder logic programming, blueprints, schematics and specifications, and utilizes them to troubleshoot and determine causes of equipment malfunction. Maintains liaison with outside firms for out-of-plant equipment/system repair.
  • Performs operation and design analysis of plant utilities, laboratories, and/or manufacturing equipment and systems to improve their operation. May provide technical advice to other, when necessary.
  • Assists the Automation and Control Systems, and Engineering & Maintenance areas in the development of specifications, selection, FAT, installation, commissioning and computerized system validation process of new utilities, laboratory and manufacturing equipment procurement, as well as to improve existing applications.
  • Execute factory acceptances, software upgrades, backups, restore, disaster recovery and archiving procedures, as needed.
  • Communicates regularly with Automation Supervisor for work priorities, assignments, and findings.
  • Leads and reviews external contractor’s services in order to assure that services are provided as required.
  • Assists the Maintenance team with commissioning, calibration and adjustment of complex measurement instrumentation.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of cGMP, FDA, and other countries regulatory agencies.
  • Knowledge in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. preventative maintenance, work orders).
  • Must be able to use tools and equipment including electronic testers, oscilloscopes, programmers and meters to test instruments, equipment and electronic controls.
  • Experience with PLC’s based systems, SCADA and network applications. Must have sufficient knowledge of instrumentation and control system to troubleshoot malfunctions.
  • Able to understand and work with computerized maintenance management systems such as: spare parts, preventive maintenance, and work orders.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Associate degree in related field with 5 years of experience equivalent to a pharmaceutical control system application, instrumentation, or systems/equipment technician is required.
  • Bachelor Degree in related field with 2 years of experience equivalent to a pharmaceutical control system application, instrumentation, or systems/equipment technician is required.
  • English proficiency
  • Computer Literate

Job Details:

Company: Pfizer

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hutchinson, KS, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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