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Senior, Manufacturing Engineer I ( OSI PI/ Data historian focused)
El Segundo, CA

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We are seeking a highly motivated, positive and hardworking individual, with automation and instrumentation experience in a cGMP regulated pharmaceutical or biotech environment, to join us as a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer I in OAT (Operational Automation Technology) team. This individual should enjoy working in a multi-functional environment.

Specific Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for system administration, oversight, compliance, troubleshooting, support, performance, improvement and design of automation-based systems used in a manufacturing environment including:
  • Customized PC-based systems for manufacturing equipment
  • Site Historian Systems (OSI-PI historian and SQL databases)
  • Manufacturing Execution systems (MES)

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Oversee the Site Data Historian scope which will include:
  • Historian application, standards, templates, life cycle management

o Data collection interfaces and configuration for common equipment and systems

o GMP and non GMP reporting and visualization

o Information accessibility to data analytics platforms

  • Provide advanced historian and data analytics technical knowledge for troubleshooting, investigations, and training
  • Implementing changes to control system hardware/software, and supervising modifications done by outside vendors. This includes development of scopes of work (RFPs), specifications (URS, FDS, DDS) and test plans.
  • Sustaining existing automation operations by providing system administration, troubleshooting, investigations and training.
  • Supporting capital projects (cost, time, scope) by planning and implementing automation design solutions in collaboration with multi-functional teams.
  • Supporting validation of automation systems
  • Supporting Quality Engineering to perform Computer System Validation (CSV) risk assessments
  • Providing automation system design for data integrity, stability, and interface between different systems.
  • Providing periodic alarm reviews of key automation systems, presenting findings and streamlining these systems.
  • Creating, revising and maintenance of automation system documentation, including specification documents and SOPs.
  • Preparation and implementation of automation change control.
  • Supporting definition and implementation of standard methodologies for automation compliance, technical standards and procedures (21 CFR Part 11, GAMP, ISA-88).
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Establish a controlled data management environment through planning,  prioritization, , oversight, communication, training, and monitoring data quality by serving as a liaison between the strategic and day to day operational functions
  • Ensure responsibilities are upheld for data management, master and reference data management, data quality, data usage, security, privacy, compliance as aligned between the business and IT
  • Partner to identify and define key business terms, definitions, business rules, quality requirements, critical data elements, and align across the network.
  • Defines and maintains KPIs to ensure data create/change SLAs are being met

     Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 4+ years of experience in engineering, manufacturing in biotech/pharma industry Or
  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of experience in engineering, manufacturing in biotech/pharma industry Or
  • High School degree with 10+ years of experience in engineering, manufacturing in biotech/pharma industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Communicate effectively with technology, business personnel and customers (oral and written)
  • Experience working on cross functional teams to obtain project deliverables
  • Experience with systems investigation and root cause analysis tools
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with OSIsoft PI historian
  • Experience with MES, BMS, and/or DCS program design and implementation.
  • Computer skills in MS office suite, SQL, and or other relational dB tools
  • Ability to relate data to business process
  • Detailed analytical thinking to evaluate data, identify issues and implement solutions
  • Expertise in managing large data volumes and developing automated processes to facilitate routine activities


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