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ASSOCIATE MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION ENGINEER

Description:
This position provides support for the control system software and hardware for the various manufacturing areas at the site. This typically involves managing several challenging projects. The Associate Manufacturing Automation Engineer will be paired with a more experienced Automation Engineer who will oversee their work as well as their development. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply their enthusiasm and technical skills as a member of a multidisciplinary team supporting the operation of pharmaceutical product manufacturing facilities.

Position requires working 20-30 hours per week and begins on December 7, 2020.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with providing automation support for various manufacturing systems such as Programmable Logic Controllers , Distributed Control Systems and Original Equipment Manufacturer platforms.
  • Must be willing to work closely with various site and central groups in order to ensure control systems are designed, implemented and maintained in a manner to ensure manufacturing requirements are met
  • Designing solutions to ensure quality and stability of automation systems through future expansions, replacements, or upgrades.
  • Using technical knowledge to assure the efficient operation of a variety of automated processing and information technology systems.
  • Developing an understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Communicates daily with operation, technical, and quality representatives within area of support through the tier process.
  • Periodically reviews automation documents, performs preventive maintenance, and revises or develops automation Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Develops and supports corrective actions associated with automation related deviations/investigations
  • Communicates periodically with immediate supervisor about the status of area of responsibility
  • On the floor trouble shooting support of manufacturing activities
  • Maintains all system life cycle documentation
  • Responsibilities will potentially include providing automation support on various shifts and remote off-hour coverage support for trouble calls.

How to Apply: 

The application requires the following PDF documents:

  1. A letter of interest detailing the opportunity you are applying for, your relevant coursework and skills, what you hope to gain from the experience, and how it will help you achieve your short and long-term career goals.
  2. Professional resume detailing past work experience, especially anything relevant to this position.
  3. JMU Unofficial Transcript.
  4. Completion of the application form (with PDF document upload) at this link:
    https://www.questionpro.com/t/AQolYZirGA
    • Please note that while you can go back and forth while completing the survey, you must complete the entire survey in one sitting. To help you prepare to do this, a copy of the questions you will be asked is in the attached PDF. Do NOT return the attached PDF to us - you are to submit this information through the survey link with PDF upload of the 3 documents.

Application Deadline: 5PM Wednesday October 7

MERCK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Description:
  • Partner with Manufacturing and Support organizations to develop and maintain a sustainable lean manufacturing environment driven by an engaged workforce.
  • Prioritize, align and integrate use of various tools & strategies to analyze and standardize process, material and information management in support of manufacturing value streams and effectively transfer required mindsets, behaviors and skills into the organization.
  • Partner with the production teams on the shop floor to identify sources & eliminate issues and develop trust through standardized communication tools.
  • Incorporate continuous improvement skills through the framework of Merck Production System, resulting in sustainability & realization of intended people and business benefit.
  • Optimize existing processes to achieve improvements in process quality, yield and efficiency.
  • Position requires working 20-30 hours per week and begins on January 4, 2021.

How to Apply: 

The application requires the following PDF documents:

  1. A letter of interest detailing the opportunity you are applying for, your relevant coursework and skills, what you hope to gain from the experience, and how it will help you achieve your short and long-term career goals.
  2. Professional resume detailing past work experience, especially anything relevant to this position.
  3. JMU Unofficial Transcript.
  4. Completion of the application form (with PDF document upload) at this link:
    https://www.questionpro.com/t/AQolYZirGA
    • Please note that while you can go back and forth while completing the survey, you must complete the entire survey in one sitting. To help you prepare to do this, a copy of the questions you will be asked is in the attached PDF. Do NOT return the attached PDF to us - you are to submit this information through the survey link with PDF upload of the 3 documents.

Application Deadline: 5PM Wednesday October 7

 

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