Pharmaceutical Serialization Technology Solution Provider

Location: Yardley, PA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Pharmaceutical Serialization Technology Consultants

Current Opportunities and Positions Available:
• Packaging Line Controls & Integration Engineers
• Machine Vision Engineers
• IT Systems Integration Engineers (ex. Enterprise (ERP) Systems, Business Process Systems (B2B) & Warehouse Management Integration)
• Technical Systems Analysts
• Project Managers
• Systems Validation Engineers

Xyntek is seeking entrepreneurial, dedicated and motivated employees that are interested in joining a best in class fast-paced Systems Engineering & Consulting Team.  The ideal candidates will support Xyntek’s Turnkey Pharmaceutical Serialization Business Unit and be involved in all aspects of planning, designing, configuring, integrating, deploying,  and supporting our serialization technology in accordance with our Software/Product Development Lifecycle (SDLC).  Team members will work with our clients to define and execute on a serialization project strategy that covers technology integration from the factory floor and packaging lines through the entire enterprise layer and through the Supply Chain.

Responsibilities:

Candidates  will work as part of Xyntek’s Serialization Business Unit and support Xyntek clients on the Business Planning and Technical Rollout of Serialization and Track & Trace projects.  

Business Planning Project activities will include:

  •  Developing Serialization Strategy & Implementation Strategy Plans
  • Performing Corporate, Site, and Line level equipment detailed engineering assessments
  • Conducting Line Retrofit & Systems Integration Analysis
  • Developing upfront process analysis activities, including development of User Requirements and Functional Requirements Specification
  • Project Management for Serialization Pilot and Implementation Plans
  • Conducting Serialization End User Technical Training


Technical Rollout of serialization technology  will include the configuration, integration, and support of Xyntek’s best in class and most proven serialization hardware and software technologies at the various levels:

  •  Device level Integration:

o Implementation and Integration of Encoding  (Printing) technologies and Verification (Machine vision inspection systems and barcode reading) technologies for unit, bundle, case, pallet serialization and aggregation. 
o Packaging Lines Controls Automation and programming to allow integration between the  printers, the machine vision inspection systems, and the line material handling and product tracking components including reject stations, and various packaging equipment including

  •  Bottle unscramblers
  • Labelers
  • Cartoners
  • Bundlers/overwrappers
  • Case Packers
  • Palletizers

• Packaging Line level Integration: Configuration and implementation of Packaging Line Serialization software to manage serialized and non-serialized data, manage parent-child relationships and aggregation levels, manage product and line recipes, manage business rules and logic based on line type, and serves as the gateway between your packaging line and EPCIS repository.  These solutions were configured to support line set-up and configuration, packaging process control, device communication, automated data collection and management, production monitoring, and reporting associated with serialization and aggregation activities on the line.

• Enterprise Level Integration: Implementation and integration of Serialization and Track & Trace technology to enterprise IT systems; for end-to-end serialization number management and ePedigree generation. Managing the flow of data between critical data points  from various packaging lines to ERP, EPCIS, Warehouse Management Systems and other IT business systems to facilitate serial number provisioning and allocation, recipe management, packaging order management, and electronic pedigree.  The services on the enterprise level include integration to systems such as  SAP Aii/OER, IBM / Frequency, Oracle, JD Edwards, etc.

Qualifications:

  •  Bachelors / Master’s degree in Computer &/or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, BioMedical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, MIS or related IT degrees
  •  Experience in Life Sciences manufacturing automation, particularly in formulation/filling/packaging operations
  • Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible pragmatic executable plans
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage small to large projects
  • Experience with providing Technical Oversight of all automation project phases including design, development, implementation, testing, construction, commissioning, and validation
  • Experience implementing a Serialization or Track & Trace technologies on the line level, plant level, and enterprise level
  • Experience with ERP, Warehouse Management Systems, MES, PES, packaging lines and equipment Experience with Cross Systems integration from Shop floor to ERP and Warehouse Management
  • Experience with designing information interfaces, data conversion, and network and infrastructure fundamentals
  • Experience with level 2 systems, and be particularly proficient in Rockwell and Siemens technology.

Demonstrated knowledge of implementing and integrating printing and vision inspection systems, barcoding, RFID and other related technologies on the packaging line

  • Working knowledge of GAMP software development lifecycle, ANSI/ISA-S88 and S95 industry standards and will direct efforts of automation contractors in the successful execution of efforts by using appropriate development methodologies to establish a PCS, BAS, PES, and MES implementation and Systems Integration that meets Operations' business requirements

About Xyntek:

Established in 1986, Xyntek, Inc. is an Information Technology and Automation Systems Engineering Consulting, Design, Development, and Implementation firm.  Our solutions and services are provided to Fortune 100 companies in the Life Sciences industry including:

o Pharmaceutical
o Medical Device
o Healthcare (Hospital IT)

At Xyntek, employees are our most valuable resource, and an integral part of our continued success. Our team works aggressively and passionately to continue to win and grow. Xyntek offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a high energy work environment and growth.   Benefits include:

Health plan insurance plan covers (medical, dental, & vision.  Plan is 100% paid by the company. )

401K with company match & profit sharing.  Fully vested after one year of full time employment.

Paid vacations & holidays equivalent to one month's salary. 

100% company paid lunches when working out of the office.

100% Company paid expenses for attendance at Professional

Conferences and events.

100% Company sponsored social gatherings & events.

Annual performance based raises & bonuses.

Engineering Mentorship Programs.

Fast track technical & management career growth.

Xyntek is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce.

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