Manager Automation (Systems)

Rensselaer, New York
Jan 19, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are looking for Manager Automation (Systems) to join our growing team. The Manager Automation supervises a team of Automation Systems Administrators managing a data historian system that supports manufacturing. In this multifaceted role you will develop an existing team, bring forth a process improvement philosophy, and maintain positive relationships with internal customers.

As a Manager Automation, a typical day might include the following:

  • Managing the performance, development, and results of the team

  • Providing technical automation systems support to manufacturing and support areas

  • Coordinating the investigation of manufacturing deviations and anomalies related to automation systems, IT infrastructure, and software

  • Leading projects related to corrective action or systems performance improvement

  • Delivering on projects of large scope requiring analysis of business metrics including production, performance and/or operational data

  • Providing technical review of life cycle documentation, software testing, and protocols

  • Leading team to support Quality Assurance with automated system test plan approval related to change control and validation projects

  • Managing and maintaining project portfolio and work metrics, departmental data, and technical reports to effectively communicate as appropriate

  • Creating, maintaining, and approving SOPs and SLC documents

This job might be for you if you:

  • Have a solid understanding of PI Historian and Rockwell applications

  • Can break down work to make meaningful projections for project schedules and resourcing

  • Have the ability to mentor and empower a team to deliver results under demanding timelines and situations

  • Can organize and present technical overviews to engineering staff, multi-functional departments, and management independently while influencing desired courses of action

  • Possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, including solid project management experience

  • Are able to communicate across all levels and capable of effectively meeting and exceeding customer expectations

  • Have the skills to balance changing priorities with increasing workload by making timely decisions and delegating tasks

  • Are effective at completing tasks expeditiously and providing updates as needed

  • Are highly skilled in developing and editing Software Lifecycle Documentation, design documents, technical evaluations, and test plan documentation while applying the requirements for cGMP and following GAMP 5 guidelines

  • Have a passion for developing business processes and procedures

  • Are experienced with designing/configuring and troubleshooting networked systems

  • Consistently maintain professionalism in communication, maintaining composure in high-pressure situations

  • Strive for compliance with regulatory, corporate, and site-specific policies and procedures

To be considered for the Manager Automation (Systems) position, you must have a BS/MS in engineering, computer science or related field and 7+ years of experience in design, configuration, administration, and management of software, databases and computerized systems. Prior experience within a pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility is preferred. Familiarity with PLC, HMI, historian and product testing software strongly preferred. Applicants with a relevant BS/MS and 8+ years of experience may be considered for Senior Manager Automation. Level will be determined based on qualifications relevant to the role.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.