Automation/Control Engineer

Westborough, MA

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Primary Purpose:  

Automation Engineer with a minimum of 8+ years of experience with Rockwell PLC's to provide operational support in a bio-pharmaceutical environment.  Candidate will be responsible for fielding support requests from manufacturing and facilities personnel and provide hardware and software troubleshooting assistance.  This individual would also propose potential solutions to issues identified with equipment and systems.  Documentation and execution of changes would follow the customer’s change control process.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assess and record requests for assistance.  Gather necessary information and identify personnel required for assistance.
  • Understand customer standard operating procedures
  • Analyze a running system using PLC code to determine the root cause of an issue
  • Communicate information back to responsible parties
  • Read and understand system drawings and design documents
  • Document findings using customer procedures
  • Develop solutions to known issues and document in a detailed change description
  • Create a technical evaluation and test plan using customer supplied templates
  • Update system drawings and design documents to reflect modifications
  • Execute a change control and associated test plan

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Candidate should have BS ChemE, MechE or BioE – Or equivalent experience and education will be considered
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with Rockwell
  • Experience working in the Bio-pharmaceutical industry (cGMP manufacturing, pilot plants, and laboratories)  a plus
  • Practical experience with control systems (PLC, DCS, Loop controllers)
  • Strong understanding of the latest ASME Bioprocess Equipment standards 

Experience working in the Bio-pharmaceutical industry (cGMP manufacturing, pilot plants, and laboratories) a plus Practical experience with control systems (PLC, DCS, Loop controllers) Strong understanding of the latest ASME Bioprocess Equipment standards

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