Robotics & Automation Engineer, Manufacturing

Carpinteria, California, United States

SNAPSHOT

  • Full Time
  • 1
  • Sometimes
  • 5-7 years
  • US Citizen

Job Description

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

 

Description

 

Be a part of the future of Precision Medicine! Our mission is to improve the human condition by bringing the power of precision medicine to labs, partners and patients globally

In the Diagnostics and Genomics Group (DGG), our Manufacturing Engineering team partners very closely with other functions in the Order Fulfillment and Supply Chain (OFS) to support the manufacture of highly regulated medical devices which are critical for physicians to help select therapies for their patients.

Become a part of a growing and dedicated engineering team that does essential work in support of Finished Production. Our employees are passionate about their contributions because there is a very direct connection to helping patients with cancer.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional team of engineers and technicians growing in size and responsibilities as the business needs increase.

In this visible and diverse role, you will provide hands-on production equipment support, trouble-shooting, repairing and maintaining essential robotics and automation machinery. You will manage capital equipment and improvements projects, as well as work closely with vendors and contractors. You will also partner with QA on preparing and approving validation and other documents and procedures essential for regulatory compliance.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide hands-on engineering support, trouble-shooting and maintenance of robotic and automated HMLV production floor equipment in regulated environment.
  • Define, procure and support robotic and automated filling, labeling and packaging equipment (SOW, Functional Spec., FAT, SAT)
  • Apply Project Management skills and tools to lead and support capital equipment and improvement projects.
  • Resolve equipment failures with focus on root cause(s). Lead and assist with defining and implementing corrective and preventive actions, and resolution to audit findings.
  • Prepare, complete and support validations (IQ/OQ/PQ) to meet applicable FDA and regulatory requirements.
 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Robotics, Automation, or other relevant Engineering & Technology disciplines with 5+ years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior hands-on working experience with Robotics & Automation, PLCs, HMIs, Vision Systems, Servos, and Labelers
  • Prior experience maintaining robotic & automated equipment
  • Prior experience with process/equipment validation: writing documentation and execution - IQ, OQ, PQ
  • Strong technical, project management and documentation skills
  • Self-starter, highly organized, complex problem solver with technical, detail-oriented mindset and strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a regulated environment

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

  • Knowledge of FDA QSR requirements, ISO 13485, or other recognized international quality system standards
  • Prior experience in working with and/or managing suppliers and/or subcontractors
  • Experience with DI water systems, cold room management, central monitoring systems
  • Experience with FMEA, DOE, SPC
  • CAD, SolidWorks experience
  • Experience with SAP, Agile, and Electronic Batch Records
  • Prior hands-on experience with programming Fanuc and Denso robots, Omron and Allen Bradly PLC, HMIs, Cognex Vision Systems, Zebra, Sato and DataMax Labelers
  • Knowledge of Industry 4.0, AI, predictive analytics and touchless transactions
 

IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief candidate summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be shared with the client along with the resume. Candidates without a proper write-up will not be forwarded to the client.

Questions from the employer

  • Does the candidate have a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Robotics, Automation, or other relevant Engineering & Technology disciplines with 5+ years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience?
  • Does the candidate have Prior hands-on working experience with Robotics & Automation, PLCs, HMIs, Vision Systems, Servos, and Labelers?
  • Does the candidate have prior experience maintaining robotic & automated equipment?
  • Does the candidate have prior experience with process/equipment validation: writing documentation and execution - IQ, OQ, PQ?
  • IMPORTANT: Introductory Note - We require each candidate to have a brief summary submitted with the resume that will improve the chances of the hiring manager reviewing your resume and moving you forward in the hiring process. This is an opportunity for you to shine! Make it brief, concise and relevant to the requirements listed above. You have free text box on the line below to type and submit your Introductory Note.
  • Have you included a short, detail summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description in the Introductory Note field?

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