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Manager Automation Engineer

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

This technical leadership role provides highly effective automation to support Drug Product process control systems. Participate in the design, development, deployment, integration and maintenance of control systems.

**This is an Individual Contributor role.**

Support Sterile Drug Product manufacturing projects, needs, goals and objectives to include all capital expansions as well as daily optimization of manufacturing and business processes. Deliver 24x7 troubleshooting and maintenance support for all systems.


+ Following standard operating procedures and standards in a highly regulated environment.

+ GMP verification protocol generation and execution

+ development of new and follow existing standard operating procedures and programming guidelines

+ design, develop, deploy and test our automated processes, systems and equipment.

+ identify, design and implement new technologies.

+ lead the specification and procurement of new highly automated manufacturing equipment

+ provide 24x7x365 support of our automation systems

+ generate and develop system support documentation

+ clearly communicate progress and issues to peers and management

+ Assist in training and mentoring site Automation Technicians, Automation Engineers and other operations personnel

+ Monitor and trend issues to identify and develop preventative solutions


+ Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field such as Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

+ Nine or more years of Automation Engineering experience.

+ Proficiency in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Sharepoint, Teams

+ Good Organizational skills and can meet project task deadlines

+ Proven ability to work in team environment and contribute as a team member

+ Ability to learn new technologies and adapt to change

+ Ability to communicate technical issues to management and customers in an effective and understandable manner.


+ The ideal candidate should have background in cGMP regulations and the practical application of those methodologies to control systems.

+ Vision and control system technical knowledge, such as Systech, Vitronic, Cognex, Rockwell, Siemens, iFIX, Wonderware System Platform, VMware, and OSI PI.

+ Technical Troubleshooting experience within tight timelines.


Office and plant environment.

Keyboarding, lifting, standing, bending, walking.


Weekend and off hours work required, some overtime.

Supporting 24/7 operation - on call coverage.

Adhere to safe work practices

Some travel (including international) required (Approx. 5% of time)


+ **Eligible for Relocation Package**

+ **Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus**


**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-12

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