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Senior Automation Controls Engineer

Job Location:

Boston, MA

Job Type:

Full-time

Remote Friendly
Posted on:

November 19, 2021

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The Senior Automation Controls Engineer serves as a main point of contact for Rockwell Automation’s customers and serves as company liaison with customers on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects. Regional travel is required, up to 25%.

The ACE is responsible for effectively providing services to support the on-site installation, start-up, maintenance, and operation of automation control systems & advanced manufacturing software applications, drive systems, manufacturing systems, industrial networks and the individual products which comprise these systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for effectively providing services to support the installation, start-up, maintenance, and operation of automation control systems & advanced manufacturing software applications, drive systems, manufacturing systems, industrial networks and the individual products which comprise these systems.
  • Provides customer support through the performance of installation, as well as overseeing any necessary diagnoses, troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems.
  • Checks out and approves operational quality of system equipment.
  • Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of the system.
  • Evaluate and approve operational quality of system equipment. Serve as company liaison to the customer for multiple topics.
  • Participate in the establishment, measurement, and achievement of customer satisfaction metrics.
  • Perform project management function for customer projects including needs identification, scheduling, tracking, and reporting.
  • Provide leadership for project engineering teams, contract employees, and project support personnel.
  • Develop and write documentation as required (validation project plans, standard operating procedures, qualification summary reports, system audits, technical reports, traceability matrix, etc.).
  • Communicate with Rockwell Automation and customer management regarding project details.

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel will occur about 25% for this position and will regularly include day trips throughout the region/assigned territory and will have occasional overnight stays
  • Overtime, on-call and weekends, as required
  • A company vehicle will be provided

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Automation, Engineering, or Technology related field
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel throughout the region/assigned territory, with flexibility to work overtime, on-call and weekends, as required
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. Rockwell Automation will not offer sponsorship for this position
  • 5+ years of related experience, preferably in the Lifesciences Industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Biopharmaceutical Processes
  • GMP & Validation experience
  • Experienced in PLC and HMI programming utilizing RSLogix 5, 500, 5000, RSView32 and/or FTView ME/SE, Networking: RIO, DH+, D-Net, and Ethernet Communication

Experience with:

  • PLC programming utilizing RSLogix 5, 500, 5000, FactoryTalk Studio software
  • Studio5000, ControlLogix, CompactLogix
  • PowerFlex products and applications
  • Ethernet/IP, Stratix Switches
  • Servo/Motion control
  • Low Voltage PowerFlex Drives knowledge
  • Medium Voltage Drives knowledge
  • Experience with networks including EtherNet, ControlNet, and DeviceNet
  • Application/Project experience utilizing Rockwell’s Advance Software Packages such as Historian, AssetCentre, VantagePoint, and Plant/Energy Matrix
  • Experience in Virtual Machine computing and Thin Client technology

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