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Automation & Controls Engineer

System One
Princeton, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Title: Automation & Controls Engineer

Location: Princeton, NJ

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Contract-to-Hire


  • Responsible for completing assigned work scopes of a project including documentation, simulation, testing, and commissioning / qualification support.
  • Daily responsibilities include implementing performing equipment data backups/archiving, creating/training end user and assigning access levels and controls for GMP utilities and process equipment.
  • Performs monthly PMs and troubleshooting automation related issues.
  • PC hardware and software maintenance for Laboratory and production equipment.
  • Basic panel design and specification of components (I/O cards, Modbus, instrumentation).
  • Technical writing of automation lifecycle documents (Functional Specification, Design Specification, Testing Plans)
  • Responsible for contributing to the success of Facilities, Process Equipment and Utility automated and control systems


  • BS degree in technical field (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering), OR AS degree in a technical field coupled with relevant engineering experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Specialty Chemical Industries
  • Comprehensive understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (part of GxP) guidelines outlined in Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Technical knowledge to write, prepare and execute the Change Controls, Investigations, and SOPs.
  • Familiar with several current technologies used in engineering applications (e.g., PLC, HMI/OIT, SCADA, ladder logic, Back Up and Restore, instrumentation specification).
  • Experience in the design, implementation, testing/FAT/SAT, deployment/installation, and startup/commissioning for automation projects
  • Understanding of process automation needs (e.g., batch reports, Building Temp and RH Trending, Audit Trail reports) for pharma manufacturing

System One


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