Manufacturing Automation Engineer

Germantown, MD
Job Requisition: 6956

Manufacturing Automation Engineer – (6mth) Contract to Hire

Georgetown, MD

Job Requisition:  6956

Manufacturing Automation Engineer:  

Our client is committed to their exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. They are a well-established company that remains the entrepreneurial company they started out as and have today achieved a size where they can bring full power to many initiatives across the globe. This client’s most valuable asset are their employees – more than 6000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our client is seeking a Manufacturing Automation engineer who will primarily be responsible for identifying new and supporting / improving existing automated systems intended for use in processing and packaging of medical device components (bottled reagents and plastic components).

Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Automation Engineer:

  1. Implementation and support of automated systems, providing direction and training to machine operators, driving lean process initiatives and project management.
  2. The environment is highly regulated. Compliance to cGMP (current good manufacturing practices regulations enforced by the FDA) requirements regarding documentation, qualification and change control.
  3. Position requires ability for “hands on” support of manufacturing operations.


Requirements for Manufacturing Automation Engineer:

  • Minimum 3-5 years direct experience in a regulated manufacturing environment implementing and improving automated filling and /or packaging lines.
  • BS/MS in related engineering field (Mechanical, Process, Manufacturing)
  • Direct robotic assembly and machine PLC programming
  • SCADA (system used for controlling monitoring and analyzing industrial devices) and technical design software (ACAD, Solid works)
  • Must have good communication skills and technical writing ability.
  • Project management experience and good team skills
  • Ability to perform cost justification analysis and project budget development.

  • Education: BS/MS in related engineering field (Mechanical, Process, Manufacturing)



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