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Systems Engineer II

Posted on: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Organization: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Location: Rochester, NY

As the company continues to grow we are seeking a Systems Engineer II. The Systems Engineer II is an integral member of the Assay Manufacturing Engineering team. This position will support a 24x7 high speed automated manufacturing operation and the associated engineering and maintenance functions when required to troubleshoot high level issues when impacting production. Additionally, the Systems Engineer shall focus on modernizing our manufacturing information systems reliability, process uptime, and capabilities. 

This position is located in Rochester, NY.


  • Provide the Finishing WC engineered operational analysis and production support to manufacturing which will result in lowering product cost, improving labor performance, cycle times, eliminating bottlenecks and improving throughput levels.

  • Work with Manufacturing support personnel on troubleshooting of system related issues, especially related to networking, vision systems, and database interfaces.

  • Maintains clear communication with internal and external business partners regarding expectations, satisfaction, and/or quality of results.

  • Support of current networks while designing improvements to existing manufacturing networks.

  • Supports the implementation of new equipment and/or the modifications to existing to improve plant efficiency and performance yields. Examples include Implementation of new servers, VMs, and storage and data center management for manufacturing systems.

  • Initiate and facilitate continuous improvement activities. Identifies new opportunities to increase system uptime and reduce business risk. 

  • Manage storage for manufacturing data, including databases, VMs, and file storage.

  • Develop and execute capital equipment upgrades as required.



  • BS in System Administration & Networking / Computer Science related field, or equivalent experience is required. Minimum 2-4 years relatable experience required.

  • Understanding of Windows Active Directory and Group Policy Administration.

  • Experience with vision systems and robots is a plus.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

  • Working knowledge of Ethernet networks and storage systems.

  • Adept with MicroSoft Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a results-driven environment is essential.

  • Experience working in an FDA Medical Device Manufacturing Facility with associated FDA and ISO regulations is preferred.

  • Executes the validation process, including conducting design reviews, pre-validation assessments, and installation, operational, and process qualifications.

  • Required travel: 10% travel overall (including International) but could require up to 50% travel for short durations during commissioning of new equipment at suppliers.

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