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Software Controls Engineer

 

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.    

 

Your Role:

We are currently seeking a Robotics and Software Engineer for the Single Use and Systems group in BioProcessing Research and Development, within MilliporeSigma Process Solutions business unit.  As a part of the R&D organization, you will help specify and troubleshoot the controls and software code on new automated assembly equipment for manufacturing of novel products used in the processing and purification of pharmaceutical and biotech product streams.  Ultimately this position will allow for the successful development of automated equipment for the manufacture of our single use products with the goal of transfer into manufacturing. This position will be based at out Bedford, MA campus.

 

  • Participate on new product development teams
  • Contribute as the primary person responsible for onboarding new process equipment
  • Implement automation system configurations
  • Write/edit code for automated production equipment
  • Test designs and ideas in lab environment
  • Interface with other engineers and groups within the organization
  • Work closely with internal team members and with external vendors to execute construction and debug of custom assembly equipment designed for automation
  • Maintain proper documentation and revision history of machine code

 

 

Who You Are:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics and/or Mechatronics or related technical field
  • 5+ years of direct experience working on automated processes/system integration within a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years of experience with technologies, such as PLCs (Allen-Bradley, Rockwell), HMIs, SCADA (FactoryTalk, LabVIEW), Servo Control, or Machine Vision, etc. within a GMP environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Familiarity with machine safety applications, electrical power distribution and control panel design
  • A solid understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures
  • 5 years of experience developing software code for robotics system in C/C++. Internship and class projects are acceptable
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience designing and implementing software for robotic systems in new applications
  • Solid understanding of communications networks such as RS-485, Ethernet, Zigbee
  • Ability to analyze and select new software platforms to support Industry 4.0 manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of Linux programming, Network programming, and Python programming
  • Demonstrate ability to manage internal customer and external vendor relationships
  • Proficient in engineering, problem solving, experimental design and data analysis
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and can interact effectively with people in all areas of the company including R&D, plant operations, quality, purchasing, and product management.
  • Sound understanding of mechanical, electrical and software components required to operate robots for medical goods manufacturing.
  • Understanding of mechanical constraints in differential drive robots,
  • Basic comprehension of electrical schematics and circuits
  • Capability to effectively read sensor and actuator datasheets and
  • Understanding of software state-machine architecture and design, real-time scheduler, multi-threaded and object-oriented programming
  • Ability to design for the life cycle of the equipment: (a)Start-up, (b)Process optimization, (c)Steady state manufacturing, (d)Calibration and maintenance, (e)Decommissioning and (f)Repurposing
  • GAMP & Validation
  • Solid understanding of industrial control panel design and fabrication
  • Demonstrate excellent team leadership abilities and interpersonal skills
  • Hands on skills to build and troubleshoot product/process issues
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Proficient with written and verbal technical communication including generating reports and conducting group presentations

 

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!

 

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

 

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

 

Job Requisition ID:  222861
Location:  Bedford
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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