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Manufacturing Controls Engineer

Cary, IL 60013

Posted: 04/18/2024 Job Type: Contract to Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 25106 Pay Rate: $ 47.00 - $ 50.00

Job Description

Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Controls Engineer for a 18-month + Contract.  Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference - every day!  You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed, and detail-oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.  


As a consultant in Manufacturing Engineering, you will provide technical and engineering support to implement a new high speed, automated medical device assembly line.  This is a significant investment in our site, and critical to achieve our business goals.   Experience with engineering and problem solving in a 'Digital Shop Floor' is highly desired. 



    • Support engineering and project management in FAT, installation, and commissioning of the new assembly line.
    • Complete process validations including VP, URS, IQ, OQ and PQ with associated documentation.
    • Develop appropriate supporting documentation, SOP's and work instructions compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
    • Collaborate with product and manufacturing engineering, equipment vendors, maintenance technicians and operations leadership to troubleshoot process and equipment issues.
    • Support line performance monitoring and lead practical problem solving (PPS) projects to remediate systemic issues.

Job Requirements



  • A.S., A.A.S., or certifications in engineering technology, automation, or related field required. 
  • 2 years of experience in PLC controls, equipment integration, data historian, or related field. 
  • Demonstrated interest and working with automation equipment and implementing machine connections. 
  • General familiarity with machine safety and LOTO. 


Preferred qualifications:


  • High speed automation experience. 
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal communication, collaborative teamwork, and problem solving. 
  • Experience in medical manufacturing environment. 


Technical knowledge: 


  • Experience with PLC programming and commonly used PLCs 
  • Able to identify PLC tags, modify and create PLC sub-routines 
  • Proficiency with troubleshooting network connections for ethernet, profibus, and modbus 
  • Knowledge of electrical schematics and ability to create necessary drawing notes or modifications for input and output connections 
  • Skill with Microsoft office 
  • Familiar with the following PLCs 
    • AB 
    • CompactLogix 
    • RSLogix 
    • SLC-500 
    • Seimens 
    • S7-200
    • S7-300 
  • Familiarity with database integration between PLC and historian server 
  • Experience with Ignition data historian.
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