Automation Engineer, BMS

at Boehringer Ingelheim
Location Saint Joseph
Date Posted August 2, 2021

Description

Description: Description\: This position has the primary responsibility of providing advanced design, programming and trouble shooting support for BMS related production and project activities. Primary work load supports plant engineering, construction and maintenance work and focuses on automated controls for building HVAC, plant utility systems and certain process utility systems.As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees. Duties & Responsibilities\: Maintain building management system (BMS) compliance with BIAH SOPs and current industry requirements. Providing administrative services, such as end user access and training, to ensure conformance. Primary resource for HVAC and utility system automation providing support to Production, Maintenance, and Engineering for system troubleshooting, root cause analysis of failures, and future corrective actions. Responsible for analysis of current programs including performance, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of problems, and designing solution to problematic programming. Develop and implement system, facility, and production improvements in alignment with End User and strategic needs. Provide support for BMS upgrades. Oversee System Server support and maintenance. Assist in Development of preventive maintenance procedures and reliability based activities. Work closely with management team in evaluating current systems and making decisions on future development of system. Communicating directly with end users on issues, potential resolutions, or scheduled activities while track the utilization of BMS support functions. Detailed design and programming (URS/FRS/DDS/Drawings/IOPQ) of BMS controls documents for new installations and renovations. Coordinate project activities to minimize effect on production schedules and unexpected system outages. Provide programming, graphic design and system testing of controlled systems. Responsible for planning, processing and performing all job tasks in an efficient manner with little direction from supervisor. Supervise other engineers and/or contractors on an ad hoc basis to support project goals and/or End User service levels. Requirements\: Master's Degree from an accredited institution in related engineering field with three (3) years' relevant working experience, or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in related engineering field with five (5) years relevant working experience, or Associates Degree from an accredited institution and Professional Training in related engineering field with seven (7) years relevant experience or Technical/Trade School Certification and Professional Training in related engineering field with ten (10) years relevant experience is required. All relevant working experience would include maintenance/engineering roles such as controls, automation, project management, validation, electronics, refrigeration, and boiler operations. Working experience with Building Management/Automation Systems is required. Experience must include at least three (3) years in GMP regulated industry. Expertise with Siemens Apogee, Siemens Insight, and Siemens Desigo systems is highly preferred. Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group. Strong understanding of building and process automation systems and relation to bio-pharmaceutical industry validation / GMP requirements. General knowledge of electronics, electrical wiring and communications equipment, HVAC equipment, and central utility equipment. General knowledge of mechanical maintenance and construction of buildings, utility piping systems, production and facility machines. Ability to read electrical schematics, P&IDs, and other technical drawings. Familiarity with Good Engineering Practices, Commissioning, and Qualification. Knowledge and understanding of biopharmaceutical regulations and good manufacturing practices is preferred. Eligibility Requirements\: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) Must be 18 years of age or older Who We Are\: At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person's actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.