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Automation System Integrator

Windsor, NS, Canada Req #1555
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

BIOVECTRA Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BIOVECTRA has an opening for an Automation System Integrator. This is a permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, Nova Scotia.


The candidate will be responsible for:


  • Integrating software databases to increase efficiencies, communication and trend data.
  • Facilitating and providing hands-on support for manufacturing process and control systems, collaborating with maintenance, engineering, IT, operations, and external contractors.
  • Compiling data into dashboards/reports for ongoing key performance indicators.
  • Suggesting and implementing network, software and data storage improvements.
  • Administering and participating in change control for computerized and process control systems.
  • Troubleshooting and conducting root cause analysis to effectively resolve operational issues with process and facility equipment.
  • Executing projects on time, in scope and on budget that support operational goals and priorities.
  • PLC/HMI/Data Historian field service, programming, commissioning, and testing.
  • Providing input into the company's IT/OT controls strategy for the direction and implementation of future technology and related technical standards. Make recommendations to support future growth of the system.
  • Maintaining CAD drawings and collaborating on updating quality and training documents.
  • Additional duties assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.


The successful candidate for this position should have: 



  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering, CET, Red Seal trade. 



  • 3+ years of experience in industrial controls programming, IT, computer integration or similar.
  • Proficiency in C++, HTML, SQL server or similar for the purpose of data integration and reporting.
  • Thorough knowledge of cloud-based data storage.
  • Proficiency in PLC/HMI programming/maintaining. (RSLogix5000 & Factory Talk is an asset)
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be flexible, self-motivated and able to work effectively with a team or independently, in a deadline-driven, multi-task environment.




BIOVECTRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button.


Closing Date: July 5, 2024

Individual accommodations due to a disability are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, citizenship status, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. BIOVECTRA is committed to creating an inclusive environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. Please view this description as a general overview, but not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute and lead in this role, apply!   We thank all interested parties; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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