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Sr. Packaging Controls Engineer

Company: Life Cycle Engineering
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Packaging Controls Engineer

Life Cycle Talent

This is a direct placement position supporting our client organization in Baltimore, MD.

Optimizing how technology drives business results requires innovative problem-solvers, strategic thinkers, and change leaders.

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Position Summary:
As Sr. Packaging Controls Engineer, you will maintain instrumentation and control systems in support of plant production, quality, GMP and safety goals and design and implement changes to the instrumentation and control systems in the plant. You will also manage capability development and sustaining programs for controls and electrical technicians.
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Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and support control and manufacturing execution systems.
  • Support company-wide infrastructure for existing systems and serve as high-level resource for operating systems and applications for manufacturing processes.
  • Propose, design, and implement the algorithms needed to sustain continuous improvement based on manufacturing direction.
  • Conduct automation feasibility studies for practicality and potential return on investment.
  • Prepare and submit the controls design and implementation phase of projects.
  • Develop logic and algorithms for both discrete and analog control of processes and implement them.
  • Develop HMI applications to meet the needs of operations.
  • Innovate to maintain our competitive edge and meet the needs of the end user.
  • Assure the integrity of control and information systems through security and redundant system backups.
  • Document and develop systems for consistency.
  • Provide operation, maintenance, and technical support/training to production and maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain health of Process Control Domain Infrastructure and existing Manufacturing Information Systems.

    Required Education, Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Controls or Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college/university with related coursework preferred, Associates degree required.
    • 5+ years controls and instrumentation experience required
    • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment required.
    • Effective leader of internal project team efforts and site activities of contractors on assigned projects.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of one or more of the following: -

      • Wonderware System Platform & InTouch
      • Allen Bradley PLC systems (PLC5, SLC500, and ControlLogix) and associated I/O systems
      • Allen Bradley VFDs / Soft Starters / Servos
      • Allen Bradley Centerline MCCs, process instrumentation (analog valves & transmitters)

      • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written to work effectively with peers, plant operating staff, and other engineering resources.
      • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, develop solutions, and quickly implement their strategy to minimize system failures.
      • Strong project and time management skills and demonstrated ability to complete projects in a timely manner within budget.
      • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with overlapping tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.

        Physical Demands and Expectations:

        • Minimal travel less than 5%, some weekend and after hours work may be required, especially during outages for projects or breakdowns.
        • Regular physical activity to include walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, reaching, lifting (up to 20 pounds), and standing; occasional prolonged sitting
        • Ability to speak, read, hear and write, with or without assistance
        • Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, and -other office equipment.

          This position description represents a summary of the major components and requirements of the outlined job. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or required as business needs dictate. Questions regarding this description should immediately be addressed to the department manager or to Human Resources.

          Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR - - 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that LCE take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation, and any other status protected by applicable state law. In addition, LCE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. LCE shall also abide by the requirements of 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A.

Keywords: Life Cycle Engineering, Baltimore , Sr. Packaging Controls Engineer, Engineering , Baltimore, Maryland

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