Automation Support Specialist

Job ID 19-00103

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Somerset, NJ


The Automation Technician position works under Senior Manager, Mechanical Support and Maintenance to help maintain daily operations at the Somerset, NJ manufacturing facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshooting packaging, and serialization equipment.
  • Electrical troubleshooting.
  • Advanced electrical skills: ability to diagnose control circuits drives. PLC.
  • Train employees on various systems.
  • Keeping up to date with SOPs and Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP).
  • Keep licenses (software & firmware) current for all systems.
  • Assembles and/or modifies complex components and systems. Installs mechanical assemblies and hardware.
  • Checks out newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operation conditions.
  • Communicate within and through the Facilities / Engineering and Manufacturing departments.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Analysis of equipment repairs/solutions and recommendations.


Education and Experience:
Minimum of 5 years on equipment repairs. (PLC, pharmaceutical equipment)

Candidate Details:
5+ years of experience
Seniority Level - Associate
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent
Willingness to Travel – Never