Johnson & Johnson Careers

Staff Automation Engineer

Lititz, Pennsylvania
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5821190613

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a Staff Automation Engineer to be located in Lititz, PA.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives every single day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.

Role Summary:
You will apply extensive and diversified knowledge of automation and electronic principles & practices plant-wide. Make decisions regarding engineering problems and methods and represents the company in conferences to solve problems and to plan and coordinate work. Responsible for the engineering and quality assurance of part of a major project or for a complete small project. You will have the opportunity to focus on application administration, programming, and analytical problem solving. You will collaborate with IT, Engineering, and business clients. 

Key Responsibilities:
•Provide technical assistance and expertise to Operations and/or Manufacturing Departments considering the implementation of an integrated or automated factory floor system.
•Provides technical expertise to each Process Engineer/staff to help implement a standard and strategic approach to any factory floor automation initiative.
•Provide technical support required by Engineering to fully and efficiently integrate the facilities floor systems.
•Lead users in developing operating procedures and user manuals and leads training sessions on the functions and operations of various systems.
•Lead or assist Project Managers or Engineers in determining proper methods for phase-in and phase-out of a floor system.
•Provide technical expertise and support for existing integrated systems or any other floor system not supported by Engineering; This person will work with Information Technology, Quality Control, and Validation to implement new applications or controlled changes to existing applications meeting FDA and cGMP requirements and develops a deep understanding of current and pending regulations and their impact on our applications.
•Ensure applications are consistent with the Electronic Records & Signature regulation requirements for audit trails, security, backup, and retention. Leads in the development and execution of test plans, IQ, OQ, and PQ validation protocols for new or upgraded integrated floor systems; Participates in the yearly capital and departmental budgeting and project planning and prioritization process.
•Helps with the identification, evaluation, selection, and implementation of third-party systems, equipment and equipment vendors as well as contract resources. 
•Participate in vendor selection and evaluation.
•Verifies that all computer systems are developed and implemented in compliance with Company policies and procedures, FDA regulations, cGMPs, and are validated as necessary.
•Develops, maintains, and executes system development lifecycle validation documentation.
•Installation and configuration of application systems.
•Provides maintenance and troubleshooting support for systems.
•Assist in the preparation of impact assessment when addressing system failures.
•Lead projects to deliver on cost and schedule.
•Participate as a member of the site’s Automation ‘On Call’ team that provides after hours support to site’s application portfolio on a 3-week rotation.
•Be able to work on multi-functional teams and interact and collaborate with multiple Technology Platforms / COE’s.

•A minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline is required, preferably a focus/concentration in Computer Science/Automation. 
•A minimum of (8) years experience in Applications Development and manufacturing floor systems implementation is required.
•Prior experience in a cGXP environment within the medical device or FDA-regulated industry is strongly preferred.
•A minimum of 5 years of proven project management experience is required
•Thorough working knowledge of structured methodologies for software engineering, applications, and manufacturing systems such as PLC (Allen-Bradley / Rockwell) controllers and interfaces is required
•Prior experience programming and solving SCADA applications for such platforms as Wonderware's System Platform is required
•Previous experience with MES software systems interfacing to SAP is preferred
•Prior experience ensuring that applications meet the Electronic Records & Signature regulation requirements for audit trails, security, backup, and retention is preferred
•Technical expertise in several IT and Automation areas including: ISA standards, communication networks, databases, Visual Basic, Active X, .Net, SQL, HMI, MES (Wonderware Factelligence), SCADA (iFix, Wonderware) and, Historians (GE, Wonderware), Windows Server 2003/2008, Active Directory and SAP is preferred
•Experience in IT / Automation Ethernet Networks is required
•Ability to support site operations when on call 24-7 on 3-week rotation is required
•This position may require up to 10% travel

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Lititz-
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
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