Process Control Automation Engineer

Posté 12 janv. 2022

Kankakee, Illinois - United States

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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.



US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of fully vaccinated assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


MilliporeSigma has an opening for a Process Control Automation Engineer in Kankakee, IL . In this role you will be Review automation capital projects and provide guidance to project teams to ensure equipment selected is in line with established platform standards (hardware, software revisions, documentation, drawings, etc.

  • Develop and maintain a backup strategy for PLCs (Rockwell, Siemens, etc.), HMIs, and other automation equipment in conjunction with established corporate procedures, monitor, and maintain manufacturing network infrastructure (network, switches, firewalls, access points, etc.) and work with IT to establish a DMZ or other network segregation strategies
  • Responsible for performance, equipment reliability, and uptime percentage
  • Establish standards and manage process control utilizing Six Sigma/Lean methodology
  • Provide leadership for optimal functioning and reliability of equipment and processes.
  • Knowledge of common electrical codes/standards (NFPA 70E/497/499, NEMA, NEC, ISA 88/95, etc.)



  • Ensure safety standards are always followed and improved on wherever and whenever possible
  • Professionally and systematically guide the refinement of the preventive maintenance function on electrical systems to maximize reliability
  • Provide electrical designs for assigned projects, with an emphasis on support of electrical power distribution. This engineer supports multiple sites and multiple projects concurrently. Project deliverables include electrical and project estimates, electrical equipment specifications, power distribution and grounding design review, equipment and materials purchase requisitions, electrical drawings, construction bid packages, and qualification of electrical equipment, including electrical equipment includes medium and low voltage distribution and motors/pumps.
  • Ensure the application of NFPA/NEC regulatory standards in conjunction with MilliporeSigma local and corporate standards



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from ABET accredited school
  • Knowledge of applicable NFPA (NEC) and NEMA codes


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with PLCs (Rockwell/Allen-Bradley preferred), DCS (Siemens preferred), and related process automation equipment such as VFDs, instrumentation, and discrete control devices is a strong plus
  • Chemical/FDA maintenance and/or project experience strongly preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

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