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Principle Siemens Automation Engineer (Value Stream Recipe Owner), Fractionation

Company: CSL Behring
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

About UsWith operations in 35+ nations and -27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!Job DescriptionResponsibilities include:

  • System maintenance, optimization, and upgrade projects related to the Recipe Driven Architecture and Support Systems in the Fractionation process including: Incident tracking, remediation and improvement associated with the Fractionation Value Stream.
  • Adherence to and enforcement of the global strategy & scope by maintaining/delivering/implementing the required process control within the DCS/PCS, MES and PLC systems for both new and legacy systems.
  • Alignment of the system with the Global Execution Systems approach within Manufacturing Operations.
  • Technical project ownership for all Execution Systems related project deliverables including oversight & review of contractors/integrators work during support projects.
  • Ownership of the process recipe and configuration across the Fractionation MES, PCS, and supporting package units.
  • 24/7 and/or on-call Manufacturing support of the facilities with the goal of maximizing facility uptime.
  • Incident tracking, remediation and improvement associated with the Fractionation Value StreamThis scope will also include aligning and coordinating the definition of the required hardware with the System Owner; including the development of the software, and system coordination with the required project schedule to enable Commissioning and Validation of the Process Systems. Further, to coordinate and troubleshoot interfaces with the Data Historian, Data Acquisition Systems, Building Management Systems, Central Alarm Management System, Manufacturing Control Network, and Enterprise applications.The role will be responsible to implement modifications related to the process improvements, changes, support, and maintenance of the Fractionation Systems.Principal Accountabilities: Chief accountability for Siemens PCS7, SIMIT, and OpCenter installation for the Fractionation Recipe:
    • Provides Primary support for the Siemens PCS7 module troubleshooting and optimization.
    • Provides Primary support for the Siemens Batch Recipe troubleshooting, maintenance, and updates.
    • Provides support for the Siemens OpCenter team coordinating investigation and change control
    • Provides support to ancillary systems (LIMS, SAP) for data exchange the control system.
    • Works with the global team to coordinate recipe object library upates
    • Be the primary Siemens point of contact for the Fractionation (Building 33) execution system for the Value Stream Process Owners and Manufacturing staff to ensure the overall recipe function and implementation meets Engineering and Manufacturing requirements for the operation of the plant.
    • Aligns and reviews deliverables from the different execution system work packages as a Recipe Owner.
    • Ensures the right technical prioritization on support activities. Works closely together with respective Department Manager to ensure deliverables are ready in time for the different milestones throughout operations.
    • Responsible for ensuring an understanding of the current Manufacturing processes within the value stream, working in collaboration with the value stream network.
    • Writes & reviews Process system documentation as defined by the project. Participates in the creation & testing of software. Troubleshoots and corrects as needed.
    • Perform Project Manager Role on an interim basis. Ensuring that project work is completed within budget and on schedule and in accordance with the project management methodology as defined in QMS
    • Installation and configuration to the ISA-S88/S95 standard following Project phases: Requirements definition, detailed design generation, software configuration, system integration and Qualification testing.
    • Electrical/Network drawing interpretation, redlining, and corrections
    • Piping and Instrumentation Diagram interpretation, redlining, and corrections
    • Participates in the creation of Fractionation MES/PCS optimization and corrective change controls.
    • Responsible for ES investigations and CAPAs.
    • Collaborates with other disciplines across the site to ensure overall coordination of the tasks and consistency in execution strategies.
    • Seeks opportunities for optimization of the design, programming and test activities within the Execution System scope.
    • Responsible for ownership of change management associated with Equipment and Processes on the Execution Systems with engagement with the global value stream recipe owner
    • Develop validation test cases and perform testing of controls changes.
    • Supports the coordination of Fractionation MES/PCS Support and Optimization, with fellow automation engineers to balance workload across the group.
    • Interfaces with customer groups of local and global Fractionation to ensure we are supporting, executing, and delivering in accordance with Global Engineering Procedures and Execution Systems standards, including Recipe Driven Execution, Quality, Facilities, Engineering, MFG, and EHS&S.
    • Builds strong relationships with the customer base and cross-functional engineering teams to set the proper expectations for project delivery.Position Requirements: Education:
      • Bachelor of Science Engineering or other Science discipline/ Computer Science, or Management Information Systems.Related Experience:
        • 8 years' practical leadership experience in pharmaceutical industry including direct management experience in Manufacturing, Engineering or Execution Systems/Automation; 5 years or more working experience with Siemens PCS7/Batch systems design and support
        • Considerable knowledge in the lifecycle manufacturing process (preferably in the related value stream)
        • Specific experience in process automation, MES and batch manufacturing industry standards (ISA S88 &S95).
        • Hands on experience in Recipe and Workflow Authoring (e.g.: Base Fractionation, Mfg., Packaging) and on experience in configuring master data and equipment in MES.
        • Direct experience designing, building, deploying and supporting automation and execution systems in a regulated large-scale process-based manufacturing environment.
        • Experience in running site-based shop floor systems in a globally distributed footprint is highly desirable.
        • Experience in Process Excellence methodology is desirable, but not required.
        • Demonstrated ability to influence at all organizational levels through clear, concise and impactful verbal and written communication skills.Special Training:
          • Must have demonstrated capability for technical leading of complex DCS/PCS /Automation projects with integrated MES systems initial development through validation of the facility
          • Demonstrated capability for Siemens PCS7, Simatic Batch, TIA Portal, and Simatic Manager is strongly recommended.
          • Siemens OpCenter and SIMIT programming and troubleshooting knowledge is desired.
          • Must have demonstrated capability for Rockwell Automation PLC Logic Development and troubleshooting.
          • OSI PI systems knowledge is strongly recommended.
          • Basic Networking troubleshooting and development practices in accordance with ISA 95 is required.

Keywords: CSL Behring, Joliet , Principle Siemens Automation Engineer (Value Stream Recipe Owner), Fractionation, Engineering , Kankakee, Illinois

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