Employment Opportunities

Pharmaworks Employees

Controls Engineer 

The candidate will develop programs for packaging equipment which requires automation control (PLC ladder logic), motion control (servo, stepper and AC motors), and operator interface (HMI). You will support vendor testing to ensure satisfaction and that all expectations are met.  For each project, you will develop the entire electrical design from concept to wiring diagrams to programming through implementation.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop control system architecture for new packaging equipment.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and control systems for packaging equipment.
  • Develop customized automation systems including hardware and software for packaging equipment.
  • Design, implement, and support PLC and operator interface systems.
  • Perform modifications to existing equipment in order to meet customer needs.
  • Creation of electrical schematics, panel layouts, and supporting system documentation.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Develop systems which include motion control, PLC control systems, temperature control systems, and inspection systems.
  • Work well with fellow engineering and assembly personnel.
  • Manage control system projects from design to build; including install and debug phases.
  • Perform revisions to electrical schematics, panel layouts, and supporting documentation throughout the life of the project.
  • Develop process understanding in order to improve efficiency as well as the overall product.
  • Limited travel will be required for installation and support of equipment.

Required Skills:

  • Programming experience or courses to include motion control, PLC control systems, and HMI development.
  • Ability to manage projects required – coordinating with various departments within the company and customers.
  • The ability to work with people in a team environment.
  • Effective communication skills, verbal as well as written.
  • Attention to detail is a must in order to thoroughly document all designs.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting.

Additional Skills:

  • Packaging equipment experience a plus.
  • Experience with project skills (e.g. scope, budget, schedule, etc.).
  • Technical curiosity is critical.

Education and Experience:

  • BS Electrical Engineering.
  • Related experience or courses.

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