Automation Engineer (Pharma Manufacturing MNC, Healthcare Sector, Essential)

Recruit Express Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 15-Jun-2020
EA Licence No: 99C4599|EA Personal Registration No: R1551708
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Job Nature:
Permanent, Contract
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

  • Supports the execution of automation projects
  • Support planning, performing and/or coordination of automation projects to ensure timely completion
  • Support project electrical and panel design
  • Support project programming (controller, operator interface, database, custom, etc.)
  • Support Factory Acceptance Testing and simulation
  • Support Site start-up and commissioning
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • The Industrial Automation Engineer coordinates and participates in developing, enhancing and maintaining manufacturing automation systems.
  • Provide hands-on guidance, configuration and programming of programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI) and related process automation and control systems; supports network communications and associated hardware, from process Input/Output (I/O) networks to the process control Ethernet network (LAN).
  • In addition, this position monitors and diagnoses control and network hardware malfunctions.
  • Plans and lays out jobs from blueprints, CAD drawings, sketches or verbal instructions.
  • Monitors and reviews hardware and software products relating to automation and information technologies, and keeps current in technology trends.
  • Provides troubleshooting support plant-wide for manufacturing equipment, maintenance and other key process owners.
  • Provide strategic input in capacity planning and ability to prioritize activities in accordance with the needs of production.
  • The following list provides other key activities and responsibilities for the Industrial Automation Engineer:
  • PLC hardware selection, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • PLC software licensing, development, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • HMI software development, maintenance, and support.
  • Instrumentation specialist (including installation, calibration and PID tuning).
  • AC / DC and servo drives
  • Robotic technology – working knowledge and teach pendants
  • Control system maintenance, troubleshooting and updating. Includes: Industrial Computer Systems, Operating Systems, Software, and Ethernet Network (hardware and software)
  • Support internal departments with process knowledge and training.
  • Perform informal root cause failure analyses for equipment for improvement opportunities.
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic control devices selection, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Organize/update all control (electronic) backups of PLC code, panelviews, instrumentation systems, drive parameters, and various other notes & procedures required for reference.
  • Organize all process control development/test equipment to include maintaining PCs & laptops, test instruments, calibration equipment, software and software licenses, desktop support, networks, etc.
  • Training existing electrical (or regular maintenance) technicians as necessary.
  • Provide technical support to all internal departments.
  • Generate, edit and publish AutoCad drawings as necessary
  • Effectively leverage external suppliers and system integrators for detail design, build, and integration of early stage process equipment / system implementation.
  • Capital project management support, general electrical, and instrument calibration experience desired



Our requirements:

  • Min Degree in a related field
  • Min of 5 years experience as an Automation Engineer
  • Must possess excellent team work and interpersonal skills with a strong emphasis on good analytical skills
  • Possess good customer interactions skills
  • Sound ability to troubleshoot and repair
  • Good communication skills

If you are interested in the position, do kindly drop your most updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]  (Attn: Automation Engineer - Leon)

Thank You.


Leon Leong De Cong


Recruit Express Pte Ltd (Healthcare & Lifesciences Division)

EA License: 99C4599

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