Controls Engineer I

Canton, MA

Job Req code: 929

Category: Production

We have unique opportunities and are always looking for exceptional talent. Join a company where you will have an opportunity to grow professionally and personally and give strength to others by Empowering Healing. We offer a strong benefits package, opportunities for growth, and the chance to contribute to our mission: to provide an integrated portfolio of healing solutions that improve lives while lowering the overall cost of health care.

The Controls Engineer I will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for facility expansion and other engineering tasks as required. The individual will provide technical expertise regarding large process equipment, and other PLC/HMI controlled equipment. As a core team member, the Controls Engineer I will oversee/monitor the work of others, including contractors. The position will use process knowledge to successfully plan, design, and startup a new manufacturing site. The role will participate in projects to improve product yield increase capacity and/or reduce overall production cost, and will support all manufacturing systems, current and new.

A successful candidate will be an independent self-starter who can work with minimal direction and who takes ownership of a job from concept through manufacturing/implementation. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and a creative individual.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 2 to 4 years’ relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement control system integrating PLC/HMI components.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC control systems
  • Experience working in a GMP environment/medical device industry.
  • Ability to read, write functional requirement specifications, follow verbal instructions, interpret technical procedures, and technical writing skills beneficial.
  • Ability to develop and execute test plans to validate systems.
  • Experience with large process equipment (autoclaves, glass washers, ovens, centrifuges, etc.)
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English.
  • Good computing skills including Microsoft office.
  • Work well with others and have communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to solve practical problems both individually and in a team environment.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

Requirements

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 2 to 4 years’ relevant work experience

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Solidworks
  • Experience in medical device design and application of test standards.
  • Experience working in a hands-on environment.
  • Familiar with validation methods (IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • Knowledge of GMP, GAMP guidelines, IEEE specifications, ISA specifications, ASTM specifications and batch process control in the life science industry.