IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations CA-ON-Vaughan
    Design - Process Engineering
    # of Openings Remaining
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Instrumentation and Controls Engineer (I&C) to join our industry leading Process Engineering team at our growing Vaughan, Ontario Canada office.


    The Instrumentation and Controls Engineer (I&C) provides the IPS project team with technical leadership and automation expertise for the design, engineering and construction of Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical related projects.   

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide automation engineering support for moderate to complex process engineering projects.
    • Develop automation User Requirements Specifications (URS) based on customer need.
    • Actively collaborate with the process design and project teams to support execution of successful project studies.
    • Develop the design and specifications for DCS, PLC and SCADA based process control systems for IPS clients and projects.
    • Develop the design of process control and automation systems in compliance with cGMP, GAMP, related industry standards and customer requirements.
    • Collaborate with client counterpart to develop control systems concepts, architectures and control platforms as applied to the client project.
    • Identify, qualify and collaborate with third party system integrators as necessary to support project and company business objectives.
    • Prepare or review budgets based on experience and scope of project. 
    • Promote use of and participate in the development of company design and production standards.
    • Develop or supervise development of I&C design deliverables including datasheets, control narratives, P&IDs, control schematics, network architecture diagrams, control panel design, cable/conduit/tray routing.
    • Work with end users and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) to coordinate application of automation products.
    • Interface with Electrical and Process Engineers to fully coordinate design requirements for network, power, control, and instrumentation.
    • Perform automation related job functions as assigned, including preparation of I/O lists, Instrumentation lists and the specification of instrumentation and control element. 
    • Able to work effectively with senior-level contacts through strong interpersonal skills and acumen.
    • Special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Minimum of 5 years of diversified engineering experience with in-depth knowledge of industry requirements and applications within the Process Automation for BioPharmaceutical Manufacturing.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent degree from an accredited university.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with industrial process control system including DCS, PLC and SCADA based systems.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with process instrumentation.
    • Experience in engineering design programs and computer aided drafting (CAD).
    • Experience with the development of control system network architectures is required.
    • Experience with specifying field instrumentation, process analyzers, DCS/PLC hardware and wiring design is required.
    • Experienced with CSA/ISA standards and the interpretation of P&ID drawings is required.

    Company Overview

    About Us


    IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over twenty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,000 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




    Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


    IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


    Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters:  IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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