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Automation Engineer
  • Requisition ID: WD92705
  • Position: Full time
  • Open date: Jan 3, 2017 5:34 PM
  • Functional area: Engineering
  • Location:
    Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Required degrees: Bachelor of Engineering
  • Experience required: Less than 1 year
  • Relocation: Not Indicated

Basic qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Chemical, Electrical or Compute or related engineering field.  
0 to 5 years experience with process controls equipment including PLCs, DCSs, HMIS, SCADA systems, SQL relational database systems and Network Hubs including design and debugging skills in a pharmaceutical or related industry.

Preferred qualifications:
Advanced degree strongly preferred.

GSK is a science-led healthcare company. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. As the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter products, reaching more than 1 billion consumers, GSK’s Consumer Healthcare business is on an exciting journey. We're passionate about building the world’s best fast-moving consumer healthcare company with a focus on quality, backed by science.

Preventing and treating disease is challenging and inspiring work. At GSK, we support, develop and reward the people who make up our talented workforce. Our Consumer Healthcare facility in Lincoln, Neb., proudly manufactures household names such as Theraflu, Excedrin, Benefiber and Prevacid. We're proud of our heritage and success in the Lincoln area ... and our impact on patients’ lives around the world.

The Automation Engineer will be responsible to execute multiple, well defined and compliant control system projects/assignments efficiently and document the results expeditiously.  Provide information and direction for the installation, maintenance, and administration of process controls equipment within the facility.  Assist senior engineers on more complex and advanced projects.  

Key Responsibilities:

•Design compliant technical solutions for the manufacture and package of pharmaceutical products.
•Oversee and coordinate small, well-defined control system projects and assignments in support of site operations.  Including but not limited to, participate in the selection of new control system equipment and instrumentation for capital projects.  Assist senior engineers in the selection of field instrumentation connected to process control systems.
•Specify, design and install process control systems in support of manufacturing operations.  Define compliant process control system requirements on capital projects including participating in the creation of appropriate documentation, to include software test plans, user requirements and system design documents.
•Assist senior engineers in the troubleshooting and problem solving of manufacturing operations control systems, automation and instrumentation issues.  Diagnose technical issues and provide recommendations for corrective actions.
•Use programming software to configure and/or make modifications to automated systems and process control systems following established quality control systems.  Review changes and ensure appropriate and compliant documentation is developed and on file.
•Support the development and continuous improvement of preventative Maintenance Procedures for process control systems.  Maintain a library for vendor application software, back-up custom software applications, and required hardware required for troubleshooting and maintenance.
•Provide technical assistance to site operating groups through investigations, control system assessments and design support.
•Support and meet departmental, plant and corporate HS&E goals. Work in a safe and efficient manner.


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