Senior Electrical Controls and Automation Engineer - Broomal


: $78,555.00 - $138,910.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Drummond Scientific Company, located just outside of Philadelphia, PA, is a vertically integrated company that leverages more than 70 years of experience to maintain its position as an elite developer of custom, precision, microvolume liquid transfer devices. We have more than 100 total employees and have built a critical mass of expertise in the areas of design, electrical and mechanical engineering, which we are now eager to add to. The Company occupies more than 60,000 square feet, which includes approximately 1,300 square feet of semi-clean space, a fully furnished machine shop, and two injection-molding bays. In total, the sum of Drummonds engineering and manufacturing capabilities leads to the output of more than a billion pieces per year, all held within an extremely high tolerance.
Our branded products can be found in laboratories across the globe and are continuously recognized for their durability and reliability. Despite the notoriety gained from the products bearing the Drummond name, what truly establishes the company as an industry leader is its role as an original equipment manufacturer. Drummonds OEM parts have revolutionized the field of in vitro fertilization and enable the diagnostic technologies of many of the largest, and most innovative, companies in the world.

Scope of Position:
In this role, you will report directly to the Director of Engineering and focus on developing and designing high-speed, automated manufacturing equipment

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Conceptualize, design, document, initiate the fabrication custom in-house manufacturing equipment and solutions
Troubleshoot manufacturing problems and design permanent solutions
Oversee equipment installation, commissioning and/or decommissioning of manufacturing systems and equipment
Work collaboratively with Drummond engineers, operators and management
Recognize and integrate new technologies to improve efficiency, capacity, and margin
Identify and pursue value creating opportunities which align with your expertise
Work to continuously generate creative and practical products able to better address new or continuing customer needs

Travel Requirements:
Travel will be <5%

Required Education:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering

Required Skills & Experience:[EF1]
Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience in automation
Experience implementing automation machinery including, but not limited to, servo motors and drives, heat controls, HMI and robotics.
Experience integrating sensing technologies into design and manufacturing processes
Experience sourcing, installing and integrating components such as cameras, lighting, and lenses required for vision systems
Experience incorporating PLC programming (e.g. Ladder Diagram, Structured Text, Function Block Diagram, Sequential Function Charts, Instruction List) into custom manufacturing line design solutions
Familiarity with automation hardware and mechanical systems
Desire to be hands on in the assembly and maintenance of production equipment

Experience programming and designing 16-bit controllers for use in private-label products
Excellent communicator and collaborator
Exceptional problem solver with the ability and desire to think abstractly
Flexibility to deal with multiple project priorities and evolving deadlines based on variable customer demand
Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to assimilate quickly

Desired Skills & Traits:
Experience in high-volume manufacturing
Knowledgeable of fabrication and machining processes[EF2]
Project management skills (scoping, budgeting, leadership, implementing)
Experience designing within regulatory standards (e.g. FDA, ISO, UL)

Seniority Level
Mid-senior/Senior level, depending on experience

Medical device, Manufacturing, Glass

Employment Type

Job Functions
Electrical Engineering and Computer Programming

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Associated topics: design, develop, electric, electrical, electrical engineer, electronic, engineer, plc, power, systems * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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