BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Electrical Controls Engineer II, Manufacturing in Mebane, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Provide electrical and automation controls engineering support for Production. Position supports or leads projects to improve product and process robustness, plant capacity expansion, and new product introduction.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for development, improvement, and maintenance of electrical and controls sub-systems for automation within the production plant. Duties include:

  • Developing and communicating specifications for electrical controls, automation hardware, software components and systems.

  • Develop operating procedures, acceptance test and validation test plans and protocols.

  • Design, develop, upgrade, and debug sequence control logic, PLC programs, electrical control sub-systems.

  • Participate in guiding and developing activities for factory automation through development of automation standards and plant-specific software and database applications

  • Define requirements for manufacturing process automation within reagent plants.

  • Troubleshoot hardware and software components and sub-systems.

  • Collect and analyze performance data from equipment and automated processes to evaluate plant performance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering required.

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant industrial experience and/or combination of post-BS education and experience required.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience in programming PLCs (Allen Bradley preferred), HMI’s, sequence logic design.

  • Specification, design, installation, and troubleshooting of a variety of AC/DC motors, controls, instrumentation and sensors for automated systems required.

  • Experience coordinating equipment vendors, writing equipment specifications and operating procedures required.

  • Experience designing using NFPA79 and Category 3 safety guidance documents a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills, proven ability to work within a team environment with the ability to lead a project team, and ability to prioritize responsibilities required.

  • Advanced PC skills including word processing and spreadsheet usage required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience to include specification and design of automated manufacturing controls and software within a regulated (GMP/QSR) industry.

  • PID loop design /implementation experience.

  • Software Experience

  • AutoCAD

  • Rockwell Control Logix 5000

  • Rockwell SLC500

  • Rockwell Factory Talk and/or Panelbuilder

  • Experience in acceptance and validation testing required, including protocol development, conducting tests, and data interpretation.

  • Experience with programming and developing vision system applications required (Cognex and/or Keyence preferred).

  • Experience with application of manufacturing execution system (MES) and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA).

  • Programming skills in SQL, Windows DLL, .Net preferred.

  • Six Sigma training / certification and/or LEAN training preferred.

  • Software Experience

  • SolidWorks or other solid modeling design platforms

  • Servo programming

  • Cognex and/or Keyence vision systems

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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Primary Work LocationUSA NC - Mebane

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status