WuXi AppTec

  • Site AIS Head (Automation & Information Management System)

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    Company introduction:

    WuXi Biologics is a world-class CMO with the most comprehensive capability and technology platform serving clients globally in the biopharmaceutical and health care industries from discovery to commercialization.  The company is publically listed in Hong Kong, with a market capital of $13 billion.  Our dream is to ensure “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated” to become a reality for both WuXi Biologics and our clients/strategic partners.  The company has sites/offices in China, US, EU, Asia and Israel.  The company currently has 4,000 employees, and are providing services to over 200+ clients globally, including 13 of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies.


    With the rapid development of the business, WuXi Biologics China is looking for talent at all levels of experience.  We have positions which require from 0 – 20 years of experience and can be from Entry level Scientist to senior Director. These are great opportunities to join our company in China as we continue to build our capacity and technology platform so that “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated”.



    This is AIS site leader position to manage and supervise all AIS functions on site. (S)He will report to AIS Global Head, and dot line to VP, the Site Head


    [Global Role]

    • Visibly support and promote WuXi Biologics workplace safety, IP protection and GMP compliance
    • Key Member (or leader) of Global Technical Committees in subject matter of stainless steel – single user hybrid Maintenance Management, Process Automation or GMP IT Compliance.
    • Senior member of manufacturing global team, to instrument system standardization and operationalization at new manufacturing site following global strategy and alignment for GMP IT and Automation
    • Propose, analyze, and present new technology and project opportunity to Senior Management, support digital transformation initiatives such as Big Data, smart manufacturing

    [Site Role]

    • Lead automation, instrumentation, mechanic and engineering support to highly automated manufacturing process, continue to improve system operability and reliability with a goal of achieving higher productivity
    • Govern computerized system life cycle management in accordance with validation strategy, data integrity guideline and established global /site SOPs.
    • Proactively sense and analyze the business change, work with different business stakeholders and supporting teams, ensuring smooth daily operation and compliance
    • Provide subject matter support for new system construction from URS to deployment, provide technical review and consultation for new facility design by enforcing QbD
    • Manage portfolio of AIS projects, establish value model to measure ROI, take accountability for project gate control and successful delivery.
    • Provide coaching, training to junior managers and engineers to improve team competency in technical, communication, compliance and sustainability



    • Bachelor’s degree in Electric Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industry Automation or related discipline is required with a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience
    • Minimum 8 years of experience with pharmaceutical manufacturing technology, total solutions offering and implementation. Experience with stainless steel system skids integration is a plus.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in designing, implementing, operating, and troubleshooting of process analytical instrument, control elements, bioprocess equipment and process control
    • Must have strong customer service, coordination and interpersonal skills; must have cross-discipline team leading and personnel management experience
    • Track records of leading complex global project and system integration with great business result delivered

    Good understanding on general computerized system, ERES regulation and compliance requirement for data integrity


    EDUCATION (Indicate the mini. requirement & preferred discipline):

    Bachelor or higher education degree





    • The role is based in China, fluency in Mandarin Chinese is strongly preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting and organizational skills
    • Self-motivated,quick paced with flexibility of working overtime to meet aggressive timeline
    • Good time management skill, resource planning


    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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