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Senior Controls Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_916327_1456503

Posted on 20 July 2022

Modis is currently looking for a Senior Controls Engineer to work in our client’s Fluids Manufacturing environment in Rochester, NY. The Senior Controls Engineer is an integral member of the Fluids Manufacturing Engineering team. This position will support a 24x7 high speed automated manufacturing operation and the associated engineering and maintenance functions when required to troubleshoot high level issues when impacting production. Additionally, the Controls Engineer shall perform engineering studies and analyses on existing manufacturing processes to improve process reliability, product quality, and cost. This position is expected to be capable of carrying out an important segment of a large and complex engineering program or a smaller program of limited complexity and scope.

This position is in Rochester, NY.

The Responsibilities

· Conceives, plans, and implements solutions to technical problems requiring unconventional approaches, new designs, and equipment and process development; keeps abreast of new technical developments affecting the organization for an assigned area of responsibility.

· Formulates strategies for the development of programs that bring new and improved engineering technology into the company; initiates, leads, and supports cost improvement projects and business continuity initiatives.

· Maintains clear communication with internal and external business partners regarding expectations, satisfaction, and/or quality of results.

· Consults with maintenance to draft maintenance procedures for new designs, developing troubleshooting techniques, creation of preventative maintenance (PM) schedules, and providing recommended spare parts lists.

· Leads the design and troubleshooting of PLC Controls Infrastructure, Motor Drives, Robots, and Vision Systems. Apply UL knowledge with regards to component or system qualifications to meet UL and RoHS standards.

· Assists in determining objectives and planning schedules of specific task within a given project / activity; apply comprehensive and diverse knowledge of engineering / business principles to a broad range of assignments.

· Coordinates and directs activities of other technical support staff and delegates their assignments as required.

  • Partners with Information Technology to support the design & implementation of the IT infrastructure & communications protocols required for the manufacturing equipment.
  • The Individual

    · A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related field with 5 years minimum experience; or MS with up to 3 years’ demonstrated experience in Engineering.

    · Direct experience with motor drive systems, process controls systems, manufacturing equipment and vision systems is desired.

    · Strong electrical & mechanical aptitude with troubleshooting experience is required.

    · Advanced knowledge of PLCs highly desired; Ladder Logic and diagnostics of machine control highly desired.

    · Control Networking experience (Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, ControlNet), and familiarity with databases strongly preferred.

    · Adept with MicroSoft Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, etc.).

    · Ability to manage competing priorities in a results-driven environment is essential.

    · Familiar with CAD tools (e.g. AutoCAD).

    · Working knowledge and understanding of pneumatic systems and pneumatic logic is also required to support the operations.

    · Experience working in an FDA Medical Device Manufacturing Facility with associated FDA and ISO regulations is preferred.

    · Executes the validation process, including conducting design reviews, pre-validation assessments, and installation, operational, and process qualifications.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please visit https://www.modis.com/en-us/candidate-privacy/

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Any questions please contact Jim Tobin with Modis at 585-314-9036 and/or send Jim your resume at: jim.tobin@modis.com 

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.modis.com/en-us/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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