Automation Controls Engineer

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Automation Controls Engineer

Controls Engineering
  • Location: Danbury, Connecticut
  • Type: Direct
  • Job #2228
  • Salary: $130,000.00

The Automation Controls Engineer is a plant based role that is responsible for the design, development, programming and implementation of process control systems for pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and plant facilities for full compliance with FDA regulations.  They will be programming and troubleshooting PLC”s and HMI's for their equipment that manufactures inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension.  They are NOT an OEM, and most of their equipment is already installed.

Support the facility, utility, manufacturing and packaging related control systems. Troubleshoot control and instrumentation systems and resolve discrepancies. Work with equipment vendors on purchases. Programming, installation and configuration of automated systems. Develop and execute test strategies, prepare and execute protocols, analyze results using statistical methods, prepare technical reports and write standard operating procedures.    

2+ years of experience as a plant Controls or Automation Engineer in a regulated manufacturing environment 
2+ years of experience programming Allen Bradley or Siemens PLC's & HMI's
Experience with vision systems, robotics, and Visual Basic
Experience with ControlLogix and FactoryTalk
Experience with installation, commissioning, debugging, and data collection
BS in Electrical Engineering or related

Experience as a controls engineer for pharmaceutical equipment
Experience with SCADA systems
Experience with Panelview, RSView SE, RSBatch, Asset Centre, EPAS-4 or Wonderware
Experience with FDA cGMPs, GAMP & 21 CFR part 11 validation requirements
Experience with networks such as EtherNet, DeviceNet, Foundation Fieldbus
Knowledge of ISA S88 and S95
Experience developing batch processes, pure water systems, compressed air systems, HVAC systems, Filling Units, Lyophilizers, Freezers and Refrigerators 


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