Headcount is recruiting an Automation Lead Engineer for Labs who will be responsible for delivery of Automation and IT scope on one or more lab projects in the portfolio of capital projects managed by Global Engineering Solutions (GES).
Working at a multinational’s biotech facility, this person will be required to work closely with the site teams responsible for the full Automation and IT scope and with vendors / partners with responsibility for delivery of systems.
Partner with local project teams to deliver Automation and IT aspects of Laboratory capital projects.
Develop and/or review System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) deliverables, compliant with site standards.
Coach, mentor and provide technical training to colleagues.
Mentor local project teams on automation standards as they relate to technology selection, system configuration, SDLC, validation, hardware, software environments and business processes.
Work closely with the QAIT function to ensure compliance with the site’s Quality standards.
Provide input to the development of project schedules and document trackers.
Participate in, and support, relevant project meetings.
Drive efficiencies in execution of projects to reduce costs and cycle times based on standards.
Engage with stakeholders at all levels of projects.
Ensure that SDLC is appropriately applied.
BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical degree.
3 + years of experience in project/automation/IT support in a similar role with experience in laboratory analytical instrument qualification.
Excellent facilitation, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
Demonstrated ability to analyse and define business problems, develop business cases, and identify appropriate process and technological solutions is essential.
Proven facilitation, meeting/workshop management, project management and change management skills are essential.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong presentation skills.
Experience with Laboratory systems such as LIMS, Empower and Nugenesis.
Experience in automation equipment used in Laboratory an advantage.