Senior Controls Engineer – Process Development


Senior Controls Engineer – Process Development – Electro-mechanical Instrumentation
Position Summary:

Plans, schedules and coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Devises new approaches to problems encountered and applies a research approach to the solution of a wide variety of engineering problems; Supervises the execution and conduct of an engineering section of modest size within a technical department; Authority of position is that required to carry out assigned duties, except where expressly reserved by management personnel. Primarily works independently with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives guidance on unusual and complex problems and prior approval on proposed plans of operation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Designs and evaluates sophisticated apparatus.
  • Designs and performs critical experiments and/or engineering studies.
  • Coordinates various related engineering tasks.
  • Evaluates components and/or apparatus with respect to suitability and cost.
  • Investigates and develops sources of non-standard materials.
  • Resolves conflicting design requirements.
  • Contacts sources of information and/or equipment both outside and in-house.
  • Translates the demands of the project or programs into specific engineering tasks.
  • Prepares and is accountable for schedules for assigned tasks.
  • Maintains and increases technical competence in his/her field.
  • Assists others in his/her section to increase their technical competence as the opportunity presents itself.
  • Prepares reports, technical memoranda, technical proposals, and notebooks.
  • May prepare technical papers for publication or present technical papers before professional association meetings.
  • Represents the Company to outside organizations in his/her own area of competence.
  • May assist Engineering management in overall program planning.
  • Maintains a good engineering notebook and must be sensitive to patentable designs.
  • Supervises as assigned personnel in classifications below that of Senior Engineer.
  • Works closely with all other Engineers and technicians.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Functional/technical skills
  • Experience with at least one modern programming language such as National Instruments LabVIEW (preferred), C++/C#, and/or PYTHON.
  • Experience automating a process/mechanism such as motor(s)/motion control/fixture and/or Digital/Analog sensor(s) data acquisition and processing.
  • Conflict management
  • Business acumen
  • Requires a B.S. in Engineering with at least 8 years of experience or an M.S. Degree with at least 6 years of experience.
  • Experience in design and development of medical instrumentation preferred; other highly regulated industry experience will be considered.

Mar, 26, 2019