Automation Engineer - Medicine Design
Stevenage United Kingdom
ResponsibilitiesLocation Stevenage, GB Job ID JR-034001
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We are looking for an Automation Engineer to join our Medicine Design group at Customer site to provide first-line software, technical & hardware support for their ThermoFisher Antibody Production platforms with the primary objective of maximising system reliability.
The role will also work with the wider Scientific Services team to support on a variety of additional automation platforms when required and will be based at Stevenage.
Develop Training Packages tailored to the ThermoFisher Antibody Production platforms, intended for both LIS Engineers & the client’s scientific workforce.
Develop and implement a proactive maintenance regime for key equipment within Medicine Design at GSK.
Oversee & participate in equipment support activities within Medicine Design at GSK.
Act as 'first-responder' for critical equipment breakdowns, ensuring minimal impact on scientific activity.
Carryout on-going system performance analysis based upon error logs, live run interventions and root-cause analysis & trending of errors to mitigate their reoccurrence.
Train GSK LIS Engineers on key equipment within Medicine Design at GSK and ensure skill levels are maintained by establishing a reassessment schedule.
Train scientists within Medicine Design at GSK how to make best use of the ThermoFisher Antibody Production equipment, ensuring optimal routine operation.
Develop support solutions built around the requirements of Medicine Design at GSK to enhance service delivery
Establish & maintain strong relationships with the Vendor Service Organisation.
Maintain awareness of new developments in their field of Laboratory Automation.
Provide technical mediation in the event of long running equipment issues involving multiple vendors
Help develop best-practice and facilitate knowledge sharing between automation SME’s at GSK.
HND in a Mechatronic related subject
Extensive experience in lab instrument support.
Pharmaceutical / Regulated working background
Previous experience of working in multidisciplinary customer facing teams
Advanced Technical Skills in field of expertise
Experience of servicing scientific equipment.
Understanding of device networking and communications protocols.
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