Control Systems Engineer

Date: Aug 29, 2021

Location: Congers, NY, US, 10920

Company: Aptar Group

                                                                                                  Control Systems Engineer
                                                                                                        Facilities Equipment

Create, Innovate, Deliver Solutions!  Aptar Pharma NA is seeking a Control Systems Automation Engineer within our Technical Operations team. Aptar Pharma is part of Aptar Group, a global leader with decades of success in the development of health dispensing solutions. Aptar Pharma has been setting the standard for drug delivery medical devices and we continue to break new ground providing innovative devices, components and services that enable the success of our clients and improve the health of patients. If you are curious, enjoy challenges and a fast-paced environment, we are the next step in your career!  Be Aptar!

The Control Systems Automation Engineer position will focus on providing technical manufacturing support for existing nd new equipment, processes and for designing developing and introducing new processes and equipment from conception through qualification. 


What You Will Do At Aptar Pharma:

•    Perform high level Building Automation System software and hardware troubleshooting on complex HVAC systems and subsystems including network and controllers
•    New building equipment commissioning & existing building retro commissioning
•    Fine-tuning systems through testing and evaluation procedures
•    Test and evaluate the mechanical and/or building automation systems of industrial buildings to ensure these systems operate as designed and constructed, and make recommendations to improve efficiency
•    Apply knowledge of control theory, automatic temperature controls, building automation systems, and other building subsystems
•    Integrate low voltage building sub-systems
•    Apply knowledge of microcontroller programming, binary and digital logic, and analog circuits
•    Supervise the installation and maintenance of building automation systems that create centralized controls for such features as a building’s lighting system, heating and cooling system, and water heating system
•    Inspect, test, adjust, and balance heating, cooling, and ventilating systems in commercial and industrial buildings to achieve performance standards specified in the design of the system.
•    Optimize process yield and productivity through continuous improvement programs.
•    Manage pharmaceutical technical transfers including all relevant activities that need to be performed to manufacture, control and measure product quality.
•    Provide technical management, integration, and development of new and existing equipment and automated processes.
•    Commission new equipment using well planned, documented, and managed engineering approach to the start-up and turnover of facilities, systems, and equipment to the Production Department that results in a safe and functional environment that meets established design requirements and stakeholder expectations.
•    Participate as a key member in technology transfers and process validations
•    Supervise engineering and technical staff participating on project teams
•    Assist in the design of new equipment, processes, procedures and systems
•    Purchase and install new or transferred equipment
•    Arrange and lead in the overhauling of existing equipment
•    Investigate manufacturing problems to diagnose to root cause and recommend lasting solutions
•    Make continuous improvements to current systems and operations to enhance efficiency
•    Plan and organize maintenance activities
•    Understand CMMS and OEE software, to help organize and assemble data, assign action items and identify areas of weakness or omission for improvement and 
•    Establish through calculation and analysis production capacities 
•    Ensure compliance with all applicable specifications, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and FDA regulations
•    Comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices.
•    Document actions 


What Aptar Pharma Is Looking For:
    BS in Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering or Electrical Engineering
    At least 2 years of experience in Medical Device Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, or FDA regulated environment in Facilities related roles
    Knowledge and experience operating under OSHA standards
    Knowledge of or trained in Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma
    At least 5 years of experience with third-party vendors, contractors and service providers required
    Demonstrated experience managing a biotech facility, including a combination of manufacturingng, research, and office space. Experience scaling operations and building new space is preferred.
    Strong project management and organizational skills 
    Knowledge of and experience with:
-    CMMS – Computerized Maintenance Management System
-    Steam
-    Compressed Air
-    Process Instrumentation 
-    Industrial Operations
-    Maintenance Operations
-    OEE – Overall Equipment Efficiency
-    Electrical, plumbing, carpentry, compressor and HVAC experience. 
-    Utilizing SAP and MS Office. 
-    Thorough understanding of cleanrooms and cGMP. 
-    Ability to read blue prints/schematics and to use shop tools
    Results driven!  Hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves approach with high sense of urgency 
    Excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Proven experience with diplomacy with all stakeholders and the ability to build strong relationships
    Detail oriented, rigorous, analytical, reactive, and good interpersonal skills.
    Executing PFMEA/FAT/SAT/IQ/OQ/PQ
    Generate technical documentation for Maintenance Operations such as work instructions for production processes
    Train staff Supervise operator training
    Ability to travel to Site locations in Europe as needed


What We Offer

•    An exciting, diverse and value based working environment
•    Award-winning corporate university offering personal development and training opportunities.
•    Competitive base salary 
•    Contribute to the communities where we reside.
•    Innovative benefits plan which includes: 401k plan with Company matching benefit, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and more 


Aptar is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information

Nearest Major Market: New York City