Amgen to Hire 1,600 Employees in 2017

by Bill Fester on February 1, 2017

in Jobs, People, Pharmaceutical

Home / Industry News / 2017 / Amgen to Hire 1,600 Employees in 2017 Amgen to Hire 1,600 Employees in 2017 Feb 01, 2017 Amgen CEO Robert Bradway met with President Donald Trump and told him Amgen will be hiring 1,600 people across the United States this year, according to an article in BioSpace. “This […]

DuPont’s global alarm management leader, Nick Sands, walks Stan and Greg through the elements of ANSI/ISA-18.2-2016, “Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industry.” By Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner Stan: I remember the alarm panels in the good old days of analog controllers. You had to be selective as to the type and number […]

Allergan CEO Brent Saunders told CNBC on Wednesday the U.S. government had targeted his company’s failed $160 billion deal with Pfizer. “It really looked like they did a very fine job of constructing a rule here — a temporary rule — to stop this deal, and obviously it was successful,” he told CNBC’s “Squawk on […]

Improving legacy automation systems can present a variety of challenges Process manufacturing plants are famous, some would say notorious, for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated networks up and running for decades. Some estimates suggest that easily half of the automation systems controlling North American plants have parts that are at least 20 […]

from Triangle Business Journal by Jason DeBruyn   GSK announces more layoffs, 180 affected in North Carolina Mar 23, 2015, 5:05pm EDT Updated: Mar 23, 2015, 5:07pm EDT Share on Google + Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Twitter Email this article Save Order Reprints Print GlaxoSmithKline Enlarge Photo John West GSK has […]

AbbVie plans to expand of one of its existing sites in Barceloneta with an estimated investment of $30 million. The expansion will add to Puerto Rico’s capabilities as a manufacturing destination for biotechnology and is expected to create up to 100 new jobs over the next two years, according to a press release. “AbbVie’s expansion […]

China-based WuXi PharmaTech has announced construction of a new, 145,000-square-foot cGMP facility in Philadelphia, Pennyslvania, for the manufacture of cell therapy products. The new facility will be WuXi’s third cell therapy manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, when it becomes operational by mid-2016. It will provide single-source contract development and cGMP manufacturing capabilities to support the rapidly […]

Position Responsibilities: The IT System Analyst position combines Supply Chain knowledge and IT system knowledge with an understanding of best-practices in supporting the Global Serialization Program. The role requires a strong technical and analytical background as well as the ability to design and develop appropriate business solutions. Recommend, implement and deliver technology solutions based on […]

Current available opportunities

by Bill Fester on September 11, 2014

in DCS, Emerson DeltaV, Jobs, Pharmaceutical

Current needs for DeltaV applications and programming include: Three opportunities for a DeltaV programmer with experience in creating code for pharmaceutical processes. Requires someone familiar with batch code writing on a DeltaV system with a very strong preference for someone with previous pharmaceutical experience. This is a contract role and my last for six months […]

What’s Old is New Again SCADA system helps Merck KGaA, the world’s oldest pharma firm, meet new European and U.S. regulations at its Merck & Cie plant In the pharmaceutical industry, the chemical integrity of compounds relies on the strict control of hundreds of variables from air humidity and freezer temperatures to mixing times. Compounds […]