Automation Engineer, Controls

Organization
Cepheid - US
Job Location
Sunnyvale, CA
Job Description

Work in conjunction with Automation Engineering team to design and develop automated assembly equipment for the high volume production of diagnostic disposables. Candidates should have hands on experience in design and development of PLC based control systems for use in factory automation. This position is temporary with an estimated duration of 6 months. • Configure, program, test and troubleshoot PLC based control systems and associated components. • Configure, program, test and troubleshoot User Interface (UI) software for PLC based control systems. • Electrical design, testing, and commissioning of control systems, control panels, and associated equipment. • Documentation of PLC architecture and unit testing results. • Management of bug tracking and feature requests. • Support, update, and troubleshoot existing systems in production. • Specify system components and suppliers. • Participate in design reviews. • Support for systems installation and commissioning.

Requirements

Job Requirements: • BS in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level • PLC program design and development Allen-Bradley RSView and ControlLogix experience preferred • Minimum 5 years direct experience • Industrial automation industry experience preferred • Medical manufacturing experience preferred • Hands on experience with electrical troubleshooting in a high-volume automated manufacturing environment required

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