Product Development Automation Engineer

Posted 02 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationNew Hampshire
Job type Full Time
Discipline Medical Devices
Contact NameRobin Mantell

Job description

Mantell Associates is searching for a Product Development Automation Engineer to work as part of an innovative product design teams to specify, engineer, integrate, validate and support automated manufacturing equipment for the mass production of innovations.

Product Development Automation Engineer - Responsibilities:

  • Specify, design and manage control and data acquisition systems including electrical, pneumatic, communication and data storage functions, for new and existing production equipment

  • Interact daily with large automation equipment integrators including progress tracking and technical and program issues are quickly resolved

  • Develop robust cutting-edge manufacturing techniques for high-volume use

  • Generate and maintain validation lifecycle documentation

  • Effectively and proactively identify root-causes of observed issues or control systems risks, then complete robust, sustained corrective actions

  • Utilize machine data and database elements to develop visible process performance tools for engineering and operations daily process monitoring

  • Maintain frequent and regular contact with operations, engineering and quality departments to understand and address observed or perceived issues with equipment, systems and reporting

Product Development Automation Engineer - Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 5 years of experience with PLC programming, vision systems, and controls troubleshooting in a highly regulated medical manufacturing environment preferred

  • Knowledge of and ability to use RS232, Ethernet/IP, and remote I/O communications protocols

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Keyence, Cognex, Teledyne, or similar vision systems

  • Understanding of and/or ability to use JAVA, Python, SQL and/or Visual Basic

  • Understanding and ability to use Excel, Word, Access, and all related computer software for machine design, programming, backup, and monitoring

  • Experience with various sensor technologies including but not limited to 0-20ma, 4-20ma, 0-5VDC, and 0-10VDC analog signals

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities daily

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting organisation. For more information on this opportunity, contact us at +1(786) 485 1298.