Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance Systems Engineering Group Manager,
the Systems Engineer the Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing and
maintaining large-scale information systems to support FDA regulated biopharmaceutical
Specify, design, install, modify and maintain critical (zero downtime), validated
manufacturing computer information systems utilizing Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
technology, Batch Management technology, data warehousing, databases, enterprise system
interfaces and intranet facilities.
Work with Manufacturing, as well as other Wyeth BioPharma departments and external
contractors, to conduct design studies and develop system specification documents.
Work with end users to determine needs and identify/resolve system issues.
Evaluate and propose technical solutions to manufacturing and corporate issues. Evaluate and
recommend software, hardware, and vendors. Conduct contractor audits as required.
Assist in developing standard data structures and methods to support the ongoing integration
of plant floor manufacturing control and corporate/laboratory information systems.
Prepare, revise, issue and review engineering documentation including operating and
maintenance procedures, software engineering design standards and guidelines, system
specifications as well as quality/validation documentation.
Assist in development of end-user and maintenance training materials such as web pages and
Provide diagnostic troubleshooting assistance to maintenance and project technicians as
required including off-hour support.
Manage projects, when assigned, including developing conceptual design, scope of work, project
schedules, and status reports. When appropriate, conduct project design review and/or status
meetings for sponsoring departments and management.
- Execute assigned projects using a life cycle approach in accordance with established
computer systems validation policies.
- Coordinate engineering and other disciplines as required for project completion.
- Supervise engineers, technicians and external contractors during system development,
fabrication, installation, and start-up activities.
Ensure that work conforms to all applicable codes and regulations such as OSHA, NEC and cGMP.
Follow safe practices and comply with all Wyeth BioPharma safety regulations.
Propose modifications to systems, equipment, processes and operations to improve safety,
increase efficiency and achieve company goals.
BS/MS (minimum of 5 years experience) or AS (minimum of 7 years experience) in an engineering
or computer science discipline directly supporting the design and implementation of computer
information systems and/or automated process control systems, preferably in a
biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, or chemical industry.
High degree of computer system and software application experience utilizing Windows-NT,
Visual Basic, C/C++, and relational database applications including Oracle and Access.
Experience in the development and implementation of POMS ProcedureWare or POMS MES is a
Working knowledge of SCADA software and programmable controllers for process control
applications is a plus.
Experience in web page development, especially using Microsoft .Net IDE, is a plus.
Experience with redundant, high reliability computer and network hardware systems is a plus.
An understanding of biopharmaceutical process manufacturing practices is a plus.
Wyeth offers competitive compensation and benefits programs including stock
options, child-care subsidies, flex-time, business casual attire,
educational assistance and professional development programs. Please
forward your resume with salary requirements and job reference code to the
For more information, visit our website at http://www.wyeth.com
Wyeth is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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