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Automation Controls Engineer

Kelly Services
Newark, CA 94560
**Kelly Engineering** is currently seeking an **Automation Controls Engineer** for one of our molecular diagnostics manufacturing clients in **Newark, CA.** This would be a long term contract with full time opportunities possible.


**_POSITION SUMMARY:_**


_The_ **_Equipment Automation Controls Engineer_** _works in conjunction with the entire Automation Engineering team_ **_to design, develop and commission automated assembly equipment for high-volume production of diagnostic consumables._** _Introducing newly built manufacturing equipment into the factory, by supporting sustaining engineers and doing knowledge transfers._


**_ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:_**


+ _Responsible for configuring, programming, testing and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment (_ **_PLC based control systems_** _and associated components: i.e. UI, Motion controllers, Robots, Heater Controllers, barcode readers vision systems, etc.),_

+ _Create documentation including, but not limited to design input requirements, specifications, testing protocols, installation, and service procedures_

+ _Author acceptance test and validation protocols and reports_

+ _Modify existing equipment to improve product quality, increase part throughput, decrease cost, and strengthen safety measures_

+ _Perform change orders and release processes using the Agile PLM system_

+ _Maintain strict compliance with clients Quality procedures_

+ _Introduce new manufacturing equipment in the factories and assist Manufacturing Engineering group with troubleshooting floor equipment when required_


**_TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES:_**


+ _Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time_


**_MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:_**


**_Education and Experience :_**


+ _Bachelors degree with 2+ years of related work experience OR_

+ _Masters degree in field with 1-2 years of related work experience._

+ _Allen-Bradley PLC controls, understand input/outputs, ControlLogix Platform v18 or higher._

+ _Hands on experience with High-volume automated manufacturing environment._


**_Knowledge and skills:_**


+ _Proficient in_ **_Allen-Bradley PLC ControlLogix Platform_** _and development tools_

+ _Proficient with_ **_motion controllers and Vision Inspection Systems_**

+ _Hands-on experience with_ **_electro-mechanical troubleshooting in a high-volume, automated manufacturing environment_**

+ _Excellent oral and written communication skills_

+ _Strong analytical and problem-solving skills_

+ _Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)_

+ **_Medical equipment in an FDA regulated environment_**

+ _Experience writing/_ **_executing IQ, OQ, and PQ Protocols_**


**_Physical_** **_requirements/abilities:_**


+ _Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours._

+ **_10% travel_**


**_PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:_**


+ _Experience with designing and maintaining vision system used in production (i.e. Cognex/Keyence) or Epson robots_

+ _Experience with designing and creating the electrical schematics (within UL/IEC compliance) required to build a high complexity automation system_

+ _Experience with creating equipment electrical schematics under AutoCAD Electrical_

+ _Experience with integrating Pilz safety PLCs into manufacturing equipment designs._

+ _Experience with a variety of sensor technologies (thermal, optical, position, pressure, flow, etc.)_

+ _Experience using Agile PLM system_

+ _Experience conducting design reviews required to obtain the necessary DIRs (Design Input Requirement) to build high complex automation equipment for all phases of the design process_


**_Important information:_** _This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch._


_Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States immediately and without employer sponsorship. F1 OPT/H1B cannot be considered for this position)._


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-08-23 Expires: 2021-09-23

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