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Principal Automation Engineer, Sheboygan Falls
A career with EMD Electronics 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. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.
The Principal Automation Engineer will provide Process Controls Engineering support for EMD Electronics globally. The successful candidate will become a member of the Process Controls team within Process Development Engineering. Support will be distributed among large capital projects, process improvements in existing plants, and general automation engineering support.
The principal accountabilities include the development of front-end process control designs for novel chemistries starting with the design of process control architectures in collaboration with process engineers and IT. You will participate in continuous improvement efforts based on empirical, data driven or first principle process models.
You will interface with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) firms during bid and project execution phases. You are keen on collaborating with Research & Development to transition new technologies to plant-scale, on supporting plant commissioning activities as well as on participating in plant start-ups.
Who You Are:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Automation/Electrical Engineering or related field.
- 5+ Years of relevant experience
- Acumen in process engineering.
- Advanced knowledge in OT and DCS infrastructure design, software engineering and IT security.
- Experience in plant automation programming (DCS/PLC/SCADA) using relevant tools, methods and technologies.
- Experience with SIEMENS PCS7, Allen Bradley or GE Fanuc tools.
- Basic knowledge in application of safety analysis for the design of plants and life safety controls.
- Master’s degree in Automation/Electrical Engineering or related field.
- Knowledge in Process Analytical Technologies.
- Knowledge in advanced process control technologies and experience in applications in process industries.
- Ability to work on global, interdisciplinary teams.
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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