Automation Engineer / Project Manager

Maryland

AllianceBio, LLC is seeking Automation Engineer and/or Automation Project Manager candidates to support projects in the Rockville, Frederick and Baltimore Maryland areas.

Position Description

  • Develop automation project and user requirements, gaining alignment with customer personnel.
  • Manage or provide support to automation projects from conception, design and implementation through qualification and operational readiness.
  • Provide troubleshooting and automation support to customer’s various user groups including Manufacturing, Engineering, Validation, and Facilities.
  • Manage system integrators, vendors and contractors serving as owner’s representative.
  • Ensure company standards for automation are met by contractors and system integrators.
  • Perform project management and controls role to ensure successful completion of projects.
  • Specification of automation hardware and software.
  • Support Factory and Site Acceptance Testing (FAT, SAT), startup and commissioning activities for automated process/utility equipment and control systems, as required.
  • Oversee contractors in the field installation of network, automation and instrumentation systems.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of automation/control system engineering experience in a cGMP regulated industry. Experience with Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs and/or Emerson DeltaV is preferred.
  • Prior experience in the design, configuration, start-up, or troubleshooting of industrial control systems, including some of the following: PLCs, DCSs, HMIs, SCADA systems, SQL databases and reports, historians, instrumentation, variable frequency drives, and communication networks.
  • Willingness and ability to travel based on project location.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs, Wonderware, Emerson DeltaV, and Siemens Apogee Building Management System.
  • Experience with virtual computing environments, OPC, OSI PI, or GE Unicorn.
  • Working knowledge of control panel design, installation, and field wiring practices.
  • Experience planning and managing projects and cross-functional project teams.
Ready to Apply? Please submit resume's to hr@alliancebio.us