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Senior Control System Engineering Project Manager

Harleysville, Pennsylvania

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Process Automation
Requisition Number: 235996
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Harleysville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.
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Position Overview

Senior Control System Engineering Project Managers execute Distributed Control System (DCS) and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) projects based on SIMATIC PCS 7 and/or SIMATIC IT eBR, lead cross-functional teams, and deliver engineered solutions to customers with a focus on the Life Sciences industry.


·        Manages complex projects and leads project organization, design, planning, implementation and control during delivery of engineering projects based on SIMATIC PCS 7 and SIMATIC IT eBR

·        Interprets and applies GAMP 5, ISA S95, and S88 standards; develops validation documentation

·        Designs technical standards, identifies critical paths, develops execution plans, and manages all aspects of automation projects from bid development to successful deployment

·        Reports to the Solutions Engineering Director within the Automation & Engineering (AE) Business Unit



  • Manage multiple automation projects including greenfield applications, legacy control system modernizations, and system expansions with a focus on the pharmaceutical and chemical industries
  • Solicit and evaluate bids from multiple subcontractors and coordinate with several third party companies, partners, and affiliates to manage project requirements
  • Manage engineering resources including Lead Engineers, Project Engineers, and Engineering Technicians assigned to various projects
  • Develop engineering estimates and support the proposal development team
  • Coordinate with adjacent Business Unit resources including Project Management, Technical Sales Support, Marketing, and Field Service to ensure the successful deployment and support of delivered solutions
  • Participate in resource planning and support the sales cycle in the pursuit of new business


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


·        Candidates must have demonstrated successful project management experience in Siemens PCS 7 Distributed Control System (DCS) or other DCS projects

·        Candidates must have experience with Siemens SIMATIC IT eBR or another Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

·        5-10 years of experience in control system engineering (DCS and/or MES)

·        5-10 years of experience working in an FDA validated industry or plant

·        Working knowledge of validation requirements and applicable ISA standards

·        Experience with continuous and batch processes / applications

·        BS in engineering

·        Communication, presentation and negotiation skills

·        Travel requirements will be a function of assigned projects and will likely range from periods of light travel (5-10%) to periods of higher travel (50%)


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • MS in Engineering preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience

·        Experience as a project engineer

·        Exposure to validation requirements specific to pharmaceutical industry

·        Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.



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