Automation Engineer, Manufacturing, GMP

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Job Description Summary

If you enjoy solving complex problems in a production environment, and are looking for opportunities for growth in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment, then this is the team for you! Our GMP Manufacturing team is looking for a Automation Engineer to support the digital transformation into our existing and new GMP facilities in addition to maintaining and troubleshooting existing systems. As an Automation Engineer, you will collaborate across departments (Facilities, Quality Assurance, Validation, Information System) to assess and propose new technologies.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of business strategies related to automation

  • Develop and provide guidance of process automation applications for automation projects

  • Support design and implementation of GMP manufacturing systems, automation software and associated hardware

  • Maintain equipment from an automation standpoint such as change in recipes and software upgrades

  • Diagnose and resolve automation hardware, software, instrument, and process problems to support production

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, automation, or related field with 4 to 6 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) in a regulated industry

  • Strong understanding of IT networking, computer programming, software development and validation

  • Experience with GMP manufacturing systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), HMI, robotic systems, servos, VFDs, and other control systems

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate complex ideas clearly

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine, and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, STEMCELL is proud to be the largest biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

The annual base salary for this job ranges from:

$78,640.00 - $118,000.00

STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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