Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.
SPECIALIST INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROLS
Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Specialist of Instrumentation & Controls. The successful candidate will have a technical diploma in Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology or equivalent, have 5+ years of related experience and have knowledge of various types of control valves and transmitters. The ideal candidate will be an Accredited Technician/Technologist from a Canadian Association such as the Certified Technicians and Technologists Associate of Manitoba (CTTAM). In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.
Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.
As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.
We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.
The Specialist, Instrumentation & Controls is responsible for the installation, modification, testing, troubleshooting repair, predictive and preventive maintenance, removal, and replacement of complex analytical equipment, instrumentation, and controls for production and laboratory equipment.
In addition, this role provides knowledge as a subject matter expert (SME) and prepares technical reports with recommendations for solutions to technical problems.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Lives our culture of “right the first time” and ensures quality and accuracy in day-to-day activities; ensures work complies with regulatory requirements.
Performs complex instrument calibration and adjustments to specifications set through procedures and calibration requirements.
Diagnoses, services, calibrates, and repairs all production, non-production, and test equipment and perform predictive and preventative maintenance.
Provides expertise as a subject matter expert (SME) by understanding the implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions; supports CAPEX projects.
Supports deviation reviews, corrective action and preventative actions (CAPAs), and change controls, including root cause analysis and corrective actions for OOC events.
Determines methods and procedures on new work assignments.
Analyzes results and may develop test specifications and electrical schematics.
Proposes improvements to work processes, efficiency, and quality.
Specifies and requests purchase of components; maintains spare parts inventory.
Maintains all logs and required documentation. PLC and HMI programming of the major brands including Allen Bradley, Omron, Mitsubishi, and Siemens. Experience with additional brands will be considered an asset.
Supports the maintenance of the overall calibration program.
Acts as a liaison with manufacturing and laboratory employees to increase life and reliability of instruments through continual improvement of testing procedures.
Assists in the development of procedures and aids troubleshooting instrumentation.
Provides technical training and support to others within the company.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Technical diploma in Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology or equivalent is required.
Accredited Technician/Technologist from a Canadian Association such as the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM) is strongly preferred.
5+ years of related experience is required.
Experience working in a regulated environment is considered highly beneficial; knowledge or ability to learn pharmaceutical regulatory requirements is required (e.g. cGMPs, ICH guidance, Eudralex, etc.).
Knowledge of various types of control valves, transmitters (pressure, temperature, flow etc.).
Previous experience in using a Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) is required; experience with SAP Plant Maintenance, DeltaV, and PLC systems is strongly preferred. Knowledge of equipment, facilities, standards, techniques, policies, and processes.
Familiar with the concept of world class maintenance and best practices.
Strong understanding of Operational Excellence and Lean Manufacturing methodology.
Ability to read, understand, and follow standard operating procedures, protocols, work instructions, and other policies/procedures.
Strong verbal and written communication skills including technical writing.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Products such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook.
Ability to adapt and perform shift work as required to meet business needs.
Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.
Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions .com under the career section to apply today!