Automation and Controls Engineer

Job Order #: 15207198

Billerica, MA 01821

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 7/19/2021

EXPIRES 10/17/2021

Job Description

MassHire Lowell Career Center is working with a well-known company in the Billerica, MA area who is looking for an Automation and Controls Engineer. The company is dedicated to using advanced technology to develop better blood testing analyzers for medical use. They are the largest privately owned IVD company in the U.S. with over 1,200 employees globally.    
Highlights of benefits to employees includes
- Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Matching 401(k)
- An innovative scholarship program for children of employees.

Automation and Controls Engineer

In this newly created role, you will work to shape the future state of the medical device strip factory and its architecture. Depending on your experience, we are open to hire for this position at mid or senior level.

- As an Automation and Controls Engineer, you will be responsible for developing new automation concepts as well as maintaining existing automated manufacturing systems.
- Your goal will be to identify opportunities to optimize quality while maximizing efficiencies of automated manufacturing systems.
- Utilizing your expertise in high-volume manufacturing, you will have an opportunity to creatively solve problems while contributing to a company that has an impact in peoples? lives around the world.
- Our StatStrip Glucose is the only meter approved in the US and Canada for use in critically ill patients and is actively being used to help in the management of COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

- Bachelor?s degree in an engineering discipline that would include coursework in Electrical, Controls, Chemical, Mechanical and/or Computer; Master?s degree is a plus. 5-10+ years of engineering experience that would include working with high-volume manufacturing, designing and commissioning of automation and control systems.
- Excellent proficiency programming automated manufacturing equipment such as Ladder logic PLC?s (Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5000, CompactLogix, RSLogix 5000) and Platform tools as well as additional PLC programming experience (Mitsubishi, Omron etc.) HMI Interface (HMI/GUI ? AB Panelview, LabView), and SCADA programming experience.
- Machine Vision, Visual Basic, and Electrical schematic AutoCAD experience. Field bus networks (AB DeviceNet, Ethernet IP, serial communication (RS-232) between PLC?s and instruments, and Ethernet communication between PLC?s and database systems.
- Process integration and electromechanical/mechatronic systems experience. Hands-on experience building and troubleshooting electrical panels and electro-mechanical systems.

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