Tampa FL
United States of America
Injection Molding
Date Posted

Controls Engineer

We have a great client located in the greater Tampa, FL area in need of a Controls Engineer for their medical injection molding facility. My client can offer relocation assistance along with a competitive compensation package. The ideal candidate will have the preferred skillset.

  • Experience with Fanuc robots
  • Knowledge of vision systems, ultrasonic welding and leak decay testers
  • Experience in an ISO and/or FDA regulated medical device manufacturing environment, especially with plastic injection molded components
  • Familiar with machining, tooling and fixture design
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills, use of volt/current meters with low voltage DC and 120/240 VAC
  • Understanding of PLC Ladder Logic for PLC debugging and programming
  • Able to use a computer to connect to PLCs HMIs and other programmable devices for monitoring

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and improve efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as collecting and interpreting data from other technical and operating personnel
  • Develop and execute project plans to schedule for work activities coordinating across multiple functions and departments
  • Update and maintain technical documents and specifications
  • Learn Lean Production Strategy across multiple Value Streams
  • Support the preventive maintenance process of key production equipment
  • Write machine qualifications protocol and reports (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures, training operators and maintenance personnel on such procedures. Collaborate with production to ensure processes and effectively and consistently executed.
  • Troubleshoot and debug equipment by connecting to PLC’s, HMI’s, and other controls devices
  • Update machine ladder logic to add or improve machine functionality
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to support and assist with new product development and implementation
  • Conduct feasibility studies to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity and capability requirements
  • Analyze manufacturing processes using lean manufacturing tools and concepts in order to improve quality, efficiency, and reduce waste.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Solid working knowledge of standard computer applications including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with internal and external customers.

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