Automation Systems – Project Manager

Location: Ridgefield, NJ

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Xyntek is seeking entrepreneurial, dedicated and motivated employees that are interested in joining a fast-paced Engineering & Technical Integration Services Team. The ideal candidates will be involved in all aspects of process control integration projects ranging from requirements definition, design, integration, and project management activities.

The ideal candidate will provide project support and oversight on various automation projects, platforms, equipment and systems including but not limited to PLC, SCADA, Machine Vision, manufacturing equipment, packaging equipment, enterprise systems etc.

Project activities will include:

  • Support of project coordination, communications and oversight of day-to-day project activities 
  • Communication with project leads and clients to define project scope and requirements 
  • Interaction with project teams on implementation of technical solutions
  • Manages discipline specific and/ or equipment related capital projects
  • Assists in preparing capital project approval forms for senior management approval
  • Support team in the development of system life cycle documentation including user requirements definition, automated system architecture functional and detailed design including both software/hardware requirements
  • Support system startup, troubleshooting, and commissioning activities.
  • Support system Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) and commissioning activities
  • Support system validation activities include execution of IQ/OQ/PQ protocols
  • Potential to assist in programming and configuring of automated controls systems including but not limited to PLC, OPC Servers, SCADA, Historians, SPC, Machine Vision, etc.
  • Support of instrumentation changes & loop tuning


  • Bachelor's degree and 8-10 years of relevant experience or Master's degree and 5-8 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/manage small to mid-size projects.
  • Experience with automated systems deployments in Life Sciences industry (Pharma / Biotech manufacturing / packaging)
  • Experience with control automation platforms including Rockwell FTView SE, Rockwell Historian, Rockwell Batch, Rockwell Vantage Point, Rockwell Transaction Manager Automation experience is preferred
  • Experience in interfacing with construction contractors is a plus
  • AutoCad skills is a plus for Electrical & P&ID
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required
  • Use of Windows/MS Office, MS Project, Outlook, general office productivity software
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter with hands-on work inclination

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 within various industries, including:

  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Medical Device
  • Healthcare (Hospital IT)
  • Government and Department of Defense (DOD)

At Xyntek, employees are our most valuable resources, and an integral part of our success. We work hard and play to win. Xyntek offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a high energy work environment.   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 in 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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