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Sr. Control Systems Engineer

Athens, Georgia
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3283180605

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is recruiting for a Sr. Control Systems Engineer to be located in Athens, GA. 

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas, including Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Mental Health, and Pain Management. Please visit for more information.


The Sr. Control Systems Engineer performs complex technical work to develop and implement process control solutions, performs project and process support, executes project management activities, and provides support for multiple process control systems within a FDA/DEA regulated environment.

You will:
  • Perform basic system support for one or more site process control systems
  • Perform daily system administrative activities for one or more site process control systems
  • Develop process control system requirements and specifications
  • Develop and implement process control solutions
  • Lead the development of control system commissioning and qualification protocols
  • Lead the execution of control system commissioning and qualification protocols
  • Develop technology and implementation plans for large automation projects
  • Manage and implement large automation projects
  • Propose recommendations for continuous improvements
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities in multiple projects
  • Ability to independently identify activities needed to complete a project successfully
  • Ability to take independent decisions in absence of direct/functional supervision
  • Identify and resolve problems in an innovative and creative manner as they relate to plant and site automation
  • Identify and implement new automation concepts and technologies to achieve general objectives
  • Be a champion of good documentation practices in all aspects of work
  • Maintain a strategic knowledge of process control solutions and the ability to utilize this knowledge in solving problems
  • Teach project management skills as applied to automation projects
  • Be an effective team leader for automation related topics within a project
  • Coordinate project related internal and external resources
  • Optimize usage of internal and external resources and develop working relationships with key people
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities of multiple activities and projects
  • Maintain frequent information exchange with direct / functional supervisor
  • Participate with management in the selection of annual goals and objectives
  • Participate in development of plant and site automation master plans
  • Participate in the prioritization and selection of projects
  • Carry out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines including FDA, EPA, OSHA and DEA.  Comply with all company and site policies and procedures
  • Follow all applicable aspects of the site Environmental Management System as it pertains to normal job duties
  • Understand and responsibly perform duties with attention to quality, safety and environmental matters
  • Successfully complete regulatory and job training requirements
  • Must be available for overtime work on a scheduled or emergency basis

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Chemical, Control Systems Engineering or a related discipline is required
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience working with process control systems is required
  • Strong engineering and computerized systems aptitude is required
  • DeltaV experience preferred
  • PLC experience preferred
  • FDA regulated GMP manufacturing experience preferred
  • Batch chemical manufacturing experience preferred
  • S88 batch control experience preferred
  • Experience with Emerson DeltaV, Moore APACS, Siemens PCS7 or Rockwell ControlLogix preferred
  • Automation project management experience is preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 20% of the time is required 

Primary Location
United States-Georgia-Athens
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc (6062)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID