Massachusetts - Direct Hire - Sr. Controls Engineer

Wilmington, MA
Sr. Controls Engineer

Bachelor of Science degree in related Engineering + 10+yrs experience related to automation/controls engineering + in-depth understanding of PLC hardware/software platforms such as Rockwell Automation, Siemens, and Modicon.

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Job Qualifications: ✨

-Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science
-10+yrs experience related to automation/controls engineering
-In-depth understanding of PLC hardware/software platforms such as Rockwell Automation, Siemens, and Modicon.
-Ability to travel up to 25%.

Job Responsibilities: ✨

-Develop a control system architecture, selecting the components to be used, detailing schematic diagrams and system documentation, programming controllers (PLC, DCS, RTU), programming the process visualization (HMI/SCADA), developing databases for archiving/displaying historical system data and implementing/commissioning the control system at the client’s facility.
-Knowledge of controller programming languages such as Ladder, Sequential Function Chart, Structured Text, and others to achieve the desired results is required.
-Design, detail, and implement a variety of fiber, wired and wireless systems using industrial protocols (Ethernet/IP, Profinet, Modbus, etc.).
-Project management responsibilities, including developing project execution plans, work breakdown structures, and associated budgets, task prioritization and scheduling, task ordering, time tracking, and reporting, financial tracking and reporting, early problem identification, conflict management/resolution, leading and supporting a team, and attending project status meetings.
-Oversee daily operations and activities of a project(s) up to $1M.
-Ensure the overall profitability of the project
-Diverse engineering skillset with the ability to work independently.
-Act as technical lead on projects and guide lower-level engineers and technicians.
-Could also act as a Project Manager on smaller projects.
-In-depth understanding of HMI/SCADA hardware/software platforms such GE iFIX, Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View, Inductive Automation’s Ignition, and Siemens.
-In-depth understanding of DCS hardware/software platform such as Emerson DeltaV, Rockwell PlantPAx, or similar.
-Familiarity with electrical schematics, including power distribution under 480VAC, control panels, and associated NEC references desired.
-Experience with AutoCAD is also desired.
-Experience leading a team of engineers/technicians to provide control system solutions.
-Experience mentoring less experienced engineers.
-Proven experience in managing, leading and guiding automation design and implementation projects in the Life Science industry.
-Proven experience with all phases of automation projects including conceptual, basis of design, implementation, testing, start-up and commissioning of Process Control System (PCS), SCADA, and DCS in the Life Science industry.
-Strong knowledge of S88 Batch
-Familiarity with relevant regulatory requirements of the life science industry such as cGMP, 21 CFR Part 11, etc.
-Familiarity with GAMP5, System and Software -Development Life Cycles methodologies, validation
-Strong knowledge of IT/OT networking
-Extensive knowledge of automation protocols such as HART, Foundation Fieldbus, Traditional I/O, Profibus, Ethernet I/P, OPC, Modbus TCP/IP, etc.
-Experience with relational databases such as SQL, Oracle, etc.
-Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
-Professional references, preferably one from each of the following: a subordinate, a peer, and a manager.

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