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malaysia Automation Engineer

  • Location
    (MALAYSIA) and Kuala Lumpur
  • Job Reference
    13897
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / 3 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GSK has been operating for over 60 years in Malaysia and grown substantially both in its infrastructure, business operations as well as talent base spreading across its four business entities – Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines, Consumer Healthcare, Business Service Centre and Consumer Healthcare Supply Chain.

We are currently looking for experienced Automation Engineer to be part of our Consumer Healthcare Supply Chain business and this role will be based at Ulu Kelang office. You will be accountable to manage the development of Automation strategy for the manufacturing site in accordance with GSK corporate procedures.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for related site engineering technical authority, duty holder responsibilities and adherence of the site to internal and external engineering, quality, EHS and financial standards, both internal and external.
  • Leading activities related to Technical Authority requirements and ensure compliance.
  • Defining the requirements for managing and controlling the specific risk(s) for which they are accountable.
  • Ensuring the GSK facility’s compliance with internal written standards and external regulatory requirements and for a specific risk.
  • Management of OT Support Laptop and other portable programming devices to minimise cyber security risk to the OT environment
  • To act as the technical expert for the site automation equipment.
  • Act as a technical liaison engineer for automation elements of Capital Projects.
  • Undertake process improvement projects to existing automation systems.
  • Management of additional contractor resource as may be required for small projects.
  • Ensure that Automation facilities & equipment are maintained and installed to meet site requirements and within agreed budgets.
  • Work with engineering and site leadership teams to develop an automation strategy and co-ordinate its implementation.
  • Identify investment opportunities for automation.
  • Keep up to date with current developments in Engineering & Computing Systems, ensuring best practice at all times.
  • To ensure that suitable and agree engineering records are maintained relating to installation, removal, alteration, maintenance activities/intervention for the automation equipment on site.
  • Provide technical support to regulator audits in the area of automation.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable GSK policies and procedures.
  • Generation of technical reports and documentation – write, revise and approve technical SOP’s relating to area of expertise.
  • Generate knowledge guides and maintain appropriate library documentation to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide technical support to validation projects across the site.
  • Be actively involved in the development and prototyping of automation technologies across site.
  • Automation includes systems such as Electronic Batch Records, automated OEE of assets, BMS etc.

Why you?

Ideally, we are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Instrumentation)‚Äč
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in Engineering, preferably GMP environment.
  • Proven ability to deliver small automation based improvement projects on time.
  • Experience in a wide range of automation and control technologies.
  • Experience in a wide range of field and control instrumentation.

Why GSK?

GSK’s dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, etc. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.



Job Skills/Competencies Required

We look for people who appreciate the importance of safety and quality and strive to continuously improve our performance and practices.  We work in an open and transparent environment so you’ll be someone who treats others with respect and integrity – as you will be treated yourself. 

  • Good behavioral approach, acts with integrity, an ambassador for engineering.
  • Good understanding of Quality Management System.
  • Strong understanding of hazardous area design and installation standards.
  • Knowledge in RCA, PLC & Drives/inverters would be advantage
  • Familiar with 6’s lean management, FMEA methodology.
  • Able to work in a fast environment paced environment and work at flexible/tended working hours.

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