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Job Description

Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:

Technical Design & Documentation

  • Design custom control systems per customer specifications
    • Industrial control panels/enclosures (design, schematics and layout)
    • Motion Control (VFD, servo and pneumatic systems)
    • System wiring schematics
    • PLC controls
    • System local networking with customers SCADA systems
    • HMI and data displays
    • Vision systems
    • Enclosure purge systems
  • Develop and maintain standard product and design documentation
  • Process new equipment orders
  • Work with other local and global engineers to evaluate, improve, and maintain standard products
  • Develop and maintain a Regulatory Compliance plan for required products

Commercial Support

  • Provide cost estimates and design equipment for special projects
  • Consult with and provide support to the commercial team to provide solutions that meet the application needs of our customers
  • Work with sales and customer for interpretation and communication of requirements or specifications
  • Provide technical support to the customer service team as needed

Project Management

  • Ensure successful interface with R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Sales to ensure the delivery of high quality product within schedule and cost requirements.
  • Manage assigned projects to achieve cost and lead time targets, and lead initiatives on longer-term product and process improvements
  • Manage and coordinate projects to meet customer requirements, delivery dates and estimated costs
  • Provide expeditious support to production activities and to resolve manufacturing hold-ups, process Engineering Change Orders as needed.

Process & Product Support

  • Lead process Improvement Initiatives and facilitate best practices across the BU factories.
  • Coordinate effective root cause corrective action and other pro-active measures to prevent recurrence of manufacturing holdups, rework and non-conforming material.

Other tasks and projects as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • 5% travel

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Communicate designs with drafters and designers to create production drawings

Educational Qualifications:

  • Four year Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent

Experience Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years related experience in:
    • Designing controls for industrial equipment
    • PLC programming
    • Industrial communication protocols
    • AutoCAD or other electrical schematic design software
  • Experience in automated packaging equipment and factory process controls desired
  • Experience in all aspects of ISO and International Regulatory Approvals
  • Some experience desirable in the design, testing, programming of PCBA’s
  • DFM (Design For Manufacturability) training and practical experience
  • Able to write technical material; instructions, procedures, etc.
  • Experienced & knowledgeable with document control systems and enterprise resource planning systems - understands how & why bills of material, item masters, purchasing data, sales input and other features are used throughout a manufacturing business
  • Able to communicate effectively with multiple departments
  • Strong people and interaction skills
  • Functional skills with common computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Relocation Eligibility?: Yes.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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