Controls Engineer

Posted 16 Dec 2021

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - United States

Req Id 236173



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.



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Your Role:

We are seeking an experienced Controls Systems Engineer with a focus on automation equipment development, implementation, and validation to join Team in Jaffrey.  This positionis a Monday thru Friday 8AM to 5PM. This position is primarily responsible for providing innovative automated solutions through collaboration with equipment suppliers and internal colleagues.  The individual we are seeking must enjoy handling multiple projects, in different phases, at the same time. The company needs a hands-on, aggressive individual that is self-motivated to provide the controls engineering for the company.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop equipment documentation to meet GxP requirements, i.e.: URS, FAT, Equipment IQ/OQ/PQ, PM, SOPs. Execute IQ/OQ/PQ protocols, as well other validation tasks.
  • Utilize an understanding of PLC programming, industrial networking, electrical and controls systems to ensure the operability of existing production machines (PLC-Based, Rockwell), and to build the control systems for new machines.
  • The candidate must be able to create complex PLC programs and make changes to existing programs to accomplish this function.
  • Provide guidance and support for the safe installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical control systems, including components of machinery and equipment. 
  • Observe all regulatory requirements GMP's, ISO, internal policies. Detailed knowledge of NFPA 79, ISO 13849-1, ANSI-95 is highly preferred.



Who You Are:

 Minimum qualifications:

  • 5 + years of experience in definition, design, development, and implementation of production control systems for advanced technology facilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent industry experience
  • 5 + PLC Programming, Motion Control and HMI experience, with an in depth knowledge of Rockwell Software, including RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000  RSLinx Classic/Enterprise, FactoryTalk Administrator Console, FactoryTalk Activation Manager, FactoryTalk View, and Transaction Manager


Preferred qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the following Microsoft applications, Access, SQL, SQL Express, Studio, Studio Express
  • Experience with OSI-Pi Data historian products
  • Able to self-direct toward individual milestones as part of team projects
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate across disciplines
  • Experience in a commercial medical, biotechnology, Bio-Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment






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