Upstream Automation Engineer – Pharmaceutical

Full Time posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Merit Services is looking to hire an Upstream Automation Engineer in Pharmaceutical Industry for its client.


‣ Manage the upstream Rockwell (Logix) PLCs as well as manage DeltaV recipes.

‣ Review control panel dwgs and IO wiring diagrams.

‣ Attend FATs, SATs, and review FS, SDS, and HDS. Also, attend SFAT for DeltaV software.

‣ Interface with all staff members – Process engineers, Ops, etc.


‣ University degree, or commensurate experience; Degrees in Engineering or Applied science, Biotechnology, Mechatronics, robotics, and Automation would be an asset.

‣ Minimum 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

‣ Experience with Automation, Delta V, and PLC is required for this role.

‣ Proven ability to analyze, identify, plan, and implement operational efficiencies by streamlining and harmonizing functional processes and systems.

‣ Solid business acumen with a continuous improvement mindset, challenging the status quo identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions.

‣ Excellent oral and written communication skills; communicate effectively to diverse stakeholders of all levels of the organization.

‣ Solid planning, project management, and organizational skills.

‣ Excellent attention to detail.

‣ Minimum B.Sc. in a relevant scientific or medical field (required)

‣ A degree in Pharmacy, Nursing, or a health-related field

‣ A Ph.D., Pharm D or M.Sc. in a relevant scientific or medical field

‣ Formal education or experience in pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs (preferred)

‣ Formal education, such as a Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs (preferred)