North York, Ontario

OSI PI Data Historian

DHS Implementation Service Provider
OSI PI Data Historian
Location: Downsview
Duration: 1 year

Roles and Responsibilities

• All documentation deliverables will be consistent with corporate ITS methodology and generally accepted industrial standards.
• Meet with the project leads at least weekly to review deliverables, confirm expectations, and address issues / concerns.
• Ensure changes are approved and documented as per project change control, and shall execute all tasks based on the project plan / validation plan
• Ensure that the solution being provided follows standard pharmaceutical industry practices (e.g. GxP)
• Report incidences having potential impact to security, IT services, health / safety, and GxP.
• Adhere to code of ethics and other Sanofi policy related to transparency and good corporate citizenship.


• The deliverables will performed in sprints (as equipment gets connected)
• Analyze, upload, review and configure PI tags for all equipment needed to support C&Q phase of project:
o PI tag upload and configuration for new incoming equipment
? Document, upload and configure PI tag revisions
o Agile PI tag revisions & associated documentation
? Assess and troubleshoot to determine if equipment issues are related to PI
? Assess PI tag impact for all equipment/system revisions
? Document, upload and configure PI tag revisions
o Final PI tag qualification
? Verify all PI tags for equipment/system are complete and accurate in conformity with final set of approved documentation

Resource Requirements

• The proposed staff providing this service must have obtained an Engineering degree and/or 4+ years of experience in an IT or automation environment.
• Experience with OSISoft PI is required (assumption is that the proposed staff is proficient in the usage OSISoft PI)
• Experience with other data historian systems, automation, control systems, manufacturing execution systems and pharmaceutical experience is desired.

Other Skills

• Good understanding of the IT Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC) and Project Management Methodologies
• Strong understanding of risk analysis
• Excellent analytical, prioritization, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
• Good technical writing skills is mandatory
• Ability to adapt to changes and various paces within a project
• Prior experience in managing computer validation projects within the Pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
• The candidate must have working experience with all the MS Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Project, etc.). Experience using electronic document management systems (such as Documentum or SharePoint) is desired.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in a challenging and fast paced environment are required.
• The candidate must have experience working with wide range of stakeholders (customers, end users, sponsor, vendor, project team, extended team, etc) to develop relationships, identify and define requirements/gaps, and educate users.
• Prior experience in Werum PAS-X or another MES system is advantageous
• Prior experience in instrument interfaces is advantageous