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Sr Automation Engineer

Sr Automation Engineer

Industry: Pharma
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Oakland
Work Experience: 5+ years
State: California

Job Description

JSat Automation is hiring a Senior/ Lead Automation Engineer with Emerson DeltaV and Syncade experience. 


  • Proven experience as a Senior Automation Engineer with increased levels of responsibility 
  • 5+ years’ experience designing, implementing and supporting manufacturing automation solutions 
  • Client facing role with excellent communication and customer orientation skills 
  • Interact with client personnel to identify and analyze continuous improvement through automation upgrades. 
  • Manage, document, and implement these upgrades through changes control procedures. 
  • Execute capital projects including; Control system software development, Control system hardware design, Network design, MES system implementation, Recipe management, User requirement specification development, Process equipment installations, SOP development and training on Automation Systems.  
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and resolve field control system issues. 
  • Develop, review, and / or execute automation qualification and validation protocols. 
  • Manage automation projects through effective financial and schedule control. 
  • Pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology industry experience desired. 
  • Good knowledge of GAMP lifecycle and quality management processes employed with the Life Science Industry. 
  • Leadership abilities works well in a team environment. 
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemical, Electrical, Computer Science or Bio-Process Engineering, or related field. 
  • 5+ years’ Emerson DeltaV Batch experience required. 
  • 5+ years’ Syncade experience required. 
  • Experience in Control Systems such as Allen Bradley, Foxboro, Siemens, and Honeywell.  
  • Experience with SCADA, MES, and database systems are required any experience with computer system validation is a plus.


Full Benefits, 401k and PTO

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