We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Specialist, Analytics and Data Engineering for a capital project start-up in Durham, North Carolina. The facility will include end-to-end processing of drug substance, drug product, including biotech culture growth, harvest, lyophilization, product inspection, and quality control laboratories. The Senior Specialist will utilize data to enable continued performance improvements at the new Manufacturing Facility in Durham, North Carolina.
Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.
Reporting to the Associate Director, Manufacturing Automation , the Senior Specialist for Analytics and Data Engineering is responsible for establishing and implementing methods to collect and convert raw data into useful data systems. This includes, but is not limited to, optimizing data collection from multiple process inputs, improving execution efficiency by aligning data systems with business goals, and conducting data analysis to predict and prevent issues and enhance manufacturing process robustness.
Leverage experience and domain knowledge in databases and manufacturing processes to identify and define analytical opportunities
Collaborate with Global Engineering Solutions (GES), Supply Chain, Operations, Technology for the Technical Transfer of Data Systems from the current to the new manufacturing facility ensuring risks are minimized
Reporting information using data visualization and statistical analysis
Delivering value to the organization through collaboration with site teams and above site stakeholders to provide information that will be used to enable process improvements, increase process robustness, predict and troubleshoot issues, enhance learning and process understanding, and reduce risk with process changes
Technical ownership for data engineering to optimize data collection and manage data storage
Serving as technical SME for data analytics
Contributing to the technical operations, automation, and validation team
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Biomathematics, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, or related field AND at least five (5) years relevant work experience or
Master degree with relevant graduate experience AND at least three (3) years relevant work experience or
Doctorate degree with relevant graduate experience
Experience and Skills
Data Engineering or similar role
SQL | Programming Languages (i.e. JAVA or Python)
Medical clearance (TB Test and Chest X-ray)
Coding, data science, data analytics
Data visualization and statistical tools such as R, Minitab, Spotfire, JMP, databases, and systems that create data such as automation systems
Communication experience and skills to share information with teams across the manufacturing site through verbal, written, and visual means
Manufacturing automation systems like OSI PI, Delta V, MES and SAP.
Familiarity with pharmaceutical or biotech operations
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