Job Title: Manager, Automation Engineering
Location/Division Specific Information
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.
At Microbial Manufacturing Services (MMS), a new Business Unit within Thermo Fisher Scientific's Pharma Services Group, we deliver, from process development through commercial supply, the expertise and resources necessary to help clients deliver innovative plasmid-based therapeutics as critical raw materials, drug substances, and drug products. Placed in the forefront of our leading- and cutting-edge Cell and Gene Therapy businesses enabling clients to cure genetic, rare, and otherwise untreatable diseases as their CDMO of choice.
How will you make an impact?
The Manager of Automation Engineering leads a professional support staff and contractors responsible for instrumentation and controls of manufacturing equipment, integration of equipment into enterprise applications (data historian, batch automation, and manufacturing execution system), and site continuous improvement efforts to achieve Pharma 4.0 goals. This includes the design, implementation, and documentation of automation projects and their lifecycle management in compliance with FDA and EU regulations. Represents the department regarding automation issues during regulatory meetings and audits. Identifies and resolves automation issues on a timely basis to avoid regulatory action and make recommendations to senior management. Performs a wide range of managerial duties pertaining to employees including hiring, on-the-job training, career development, appraising performance, and motivating their team and peers to perform at their best.
What will you do?
How will you get here?
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science or related technical discipline
At least 8 years or more of experience in Automation Engineering in a cGMP environment. A seasoned leader with several years as a manager of people. Demonstrated project management and organizational skills. Experience configuring and administering systems. Demonstrated experience upgrading technology.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.