Job title: Automation Engineer (Biotech / Pharmaceutical)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Skills: Automation Solution Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Control Systems DeltaV Siemens Automation System cGMP
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2021-06-18
Job ID: 32441
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Job Description

Exciting opportunity for an Instrumentation Engineering background professional with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in control systems to join an established pharmaceutical facility to further design and implement process automation systems and solutions, to control and optimize manufacturing operations, and at the same time ensuring good performance of the process automation systems and compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) regulations and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) regulations



  • Support the development of production recipes and devising automation solutions that improve productivity, business operations and safety/quality standards
  • Troubleshoot automation system related issues in manufacturing operations
  • Ensure the reliability and performance of automation system, proactively address potential safety and quality issues, regularly review and address frequent occurring alarms
  • Participate or lead quality or safety investigations and implement any automation solutions resultant from these investigations
  • Monitor and maintain automation systems and ensure system operations are optimized
  • Ensure periodic preventive maintenance of automation systems are carried out and perform periodic review of automation systems
  • Any other responsibilities or tasks as assigned by Supervisor/Manager



  • Bachelors or Masters in Engineering (Chemical / Electrical & Electronics / Instrumentation / Pharmaceutical) with at least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience in Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical / Aerospace / Chemical / Energy & Power / Oil & Gas industries preferred
  • Ideal qualification in Instrumentation Engineering
  • Experienced in Control Systems especially DeltaV, Siemens etc. preferably in pharmaceutical industry
  • Possess an enquiring and analytical mind and have a knack for investigating issues, analysing multi-faceted engineering problems and developing solutions
  • Must also be a strong team player who can guide and mentor others, and communicate technical advice and solutions to colleagues beyond the team