Electrical Engineer 2nd shift in West Caldwell, NJ at Volt

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

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Electrical Engineer- 2nd Shift

West Caldwell, NJ 07006


Excellent opportunity to join a steadily growing pharmaceutical company located in West Caldwell, NJ.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Production Support: Maintains continuity of production by troubleshooting problems, implementing timely solutions and suggesting GMP compliant temporary solutions where necessary to keep production running.
  • Production Support: Works some overtime, off-shift and weekend work as necessary to meet production requirements and project deadlines.
  • Spare Parts: Provides automation engineering support to requests by production for spare parts.
  • Spare Parts: Maintains production uptime regarding spare parts and lowers costs by finding alternate sources for spare parts.  Helps maintain spare parts and databases.
  • New Business: Supports new business opportunities by serving as project automation engineering contact and by defining the automation requirements for new processes, equipment trains and their utility and facility requirements.
  • Continuous Improvement:  Meets project commitments by preparing and managing budgets and timelines.  Ensures project communications by preparing and maintaining project status and cost reports.  Creates new report templates to meet project communication needs.
  • Purchased Items:  Ensures proper equipment selection by seeking out and evaluating multiple vendor proposals.  Makes purchase decisions on most items independently.
  • For larger purchases (nominally > $50k), presents analysis of recommended solutions to management to help with decision making.
  • Maintenance and Calibration support: Supports maintenance by putting together work plans and coordinating their work. Supports production equipment and facility work. Writes Preventive Maintenance and calibration SOP’s.
  • Equipment Performance: Ensures satisfactory equipment performance by installing, commissioning, qualifying and maintaining new automation equipment and major automation modifications to existing equipment.
  • GMP Protocols: Writes and executes SOP’s. Change Controls, Event Notifications, CAPA’s and other GMP protocols.  Reviews executed protocols.
  • Ensures cost-effective GMP compliance by developing documents in close cooperation with Quality department.  Presents solutions to challenges presented by the documentation requirements of compliance.  Manages the documentation cycle for assigned projects.
  • Supports investigations and risk assessments.  Performs risk assessments on many issues.
  • Drawings and Documentation: Ensures proper engineering documentation practices are met by creating, maintaining and organizing drawings, manuals, schematics, software, configuration and other equipment records.
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Provides guidance to others with good knowledge of concepts and equipment in Mass Preparation, Coating, Slitting, Fabrication, Secondary Packaging, Facility and Energy Center systems.  Develops expertise in several areas.
  • Knows and follows all relevant safety codes and regulations.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Pharmaceutical and/or Manufacturing environment.
  • Able to wear safety protective gear/gown up for manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of automation principles, PLC (Siemens Step 7) and vision system software
  • Able to balance daily production support with longer term project work.
  • Ability to draft electrical schematics in AutoCAD or Visio

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer.  APPLY NOW to be considered.

Candidates must be currently available and authorized to work for any company in the USA.  

This is a W2 position.

Direct inquiries only, No 3rd party submittals please.  NO Corp-to-Corp