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chemical engineering electrical engineering process controls and process safety engineering jobs 


North San Francisco Bay area, California

Our client is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. Engineers in the Technical Operations Group will:

Support existing control systems utilized in manufacturing operations and participate in long-term strategic development of site process control systems.

Provide controls/automation technical support for troubleshooting and problem-solving of manufacturing operations control systems/automation/instrumentation issues. This will include new installations, as well as replacement or upgrading of existing systems.


Execute control systems projects/assignments in the support of site operations through investigations, control system assessments, and design support. Proactively look for and recommend improvements in site processes and procedures.

Review, specify, design and/or install process control systems in direct support of commercial and clinical manufacturing operations.

Provide direction to junior engineers

Maintain a library for vendor application software, historical data storage, back-up custom software applications, and required hardware needed for troubleshooting and maintenance.


Extensive experience with fill/finish operations including Isolators

Extensive experience with ISA S88 Batch system design using one or more of the following applications:

GE Proficy Batch Execution (iBatch) preferred. (GE Digital Historian)

Rockwell FactoryTalk Batch

DeltaV Batch

Extensive experience in PLC and data acquisition systems, distributed control systems (DCS), mechanical operation of equipment, and process control are essential.

Experience with developing GAMP controls documentation for internal projects as well as reviewing/approving vendor supplied documentation (User Requirements, Functional Specifications, Software Design Specifications, and Software Test Plans).

Allen-Bradley PLC hardware and software experience preferred (SLC, CompactLogix, ControlLogix, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, and DeviceNet).

Experience with networks and communication protocols preferred.

GE Proficy iFix SCADA experience preferred.

OSIsoft PI Historian experience preferred.

Minimum of 10 years of experience with the installation, startup, and servicing of process control systems.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical environment including regulatory requirements associated with 21 CFR Part 11 and supporting validation of control system equipment.

BS or MS Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.

7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

San Francisco Bay Area Marin County Wine Country California Novato Petaluma 

​​​automation engineering and technical CAREERS

chemical engineering electrical engineering process controls and process safety engineering jobs