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Automation Controls Engineer

Lodi, California
Job Type
15 Feb 2021
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for configuring, programing, testing and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment (PLC based control systems and associated components: i.e. UI, Motion controllers, Robots, Heater Controllers, barcode readers vision systems, etc.),Create documentation including, but not limited to design input requirements, specifications, testing protocols, installation, and service proceduresAuthor acceptance test and validation protocols and reportsModify existing equipment to improve product quality, increase part throughput, decrease cost, and strengthen safety measuresPerform change orders and release processes using the Agile PLM systemMaintain strict compliance with Cepheid's Quality proceduresIntroduce new manufacturing equipment in the factories and assist Manufacturing Engineering group with troubleshooting floor equipment when requiredTRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on timeMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience (in years): Bachelor's degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience ORMaster's degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience ORDoctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.Knowledge and skills: Proficient in Allen-Bradley PLC ControlLogix Platform and development toolsProficient with motion controllers and Vision Inspection SystemsHands-on experience with electro-mechanical troubleshooting in a high-volume, automated manufacturing environmentExcellent oral and written communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsProficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Physical requirements/abilities: Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours.Other10% travelPREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:Experience developing Medical equipment in an FDA regulated environmentExperience writing/executing IQ, OQ, and PQ ProtocolsExperience with designing and maintaining vision system used in production (i.e. Cognex/Keyence) or Epson robotsExperience with designing and creating the electrical schematics (within UL/IEC compliance) required to build a high complexity automation systemExperience with creating equipment electrical schematics under AutoCAD ElectricalExperience with integrating Pilz safety PLCs into manufacturing equipment designs.Experience with a variety of sensor technologies (thermal, optical, position, pressure, flow, etc.)Experience using Agile PLM systemExperience conducting design reviews required to obtain the necessary DIR's (Design Input Requirement) to build high complex automation equipment for all phases of the design processThe statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.
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  • Job Reference: 232035528-2
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Danaher Corporation
  • Location: Lodi, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent