Electrical/Controls Engineer - Tacoma, WA

Employer: Automated Systems of Tacoma

Job Description:
Electrical/Controls Engineer
Engineering - Tacoma, WA - Full Time
Automated Systems of Tacoma (AST) is a technology leader specializing in advanced aseptic filling and closing systems. Our focus is to provide innovative and flexible products that satisfy the most challenging product and regulatory requirements for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. AST's spectrum of products includes semi-automated to completely automated and integrated cGMP manufacturing systems for processing vials, syringes and cartridges.

The Electrical/Controls Engineer requires basic experience in electrical and control designs for industrial machinery. Key areas of accountability include automation programming, control system designs, electrical schematics design/draft, customer care; perform experiments, machine testing & debug, user manual writing and supporting the continued improvement of the Engineering department.

•Designs control systems for complex automation including robotics and visions. This includes PLC, HMI and other peripheral and modular codes.
•Draft operations and maintenance manuals in accordance with the designs and equipment
•Participate in the installation/startup/testing of machinery at customer facilities
•Participate in electrical and controls installation and supervision at customer facilities as needed
•Perform machine testing, experiments, and debug activities to ensure designs reliably meet the project requirements
•Execute factory acceptance testing with documented results
•Execute and documents projects and tasks within given timelines and budgets with moderate oversight
•Maintain technical records, test results, and documentation in support of "design and/or performance history"
•Estimate the number of hours required to accomplish tasks
•Perform engineering responsibilities within budget and schedule limitations
•Participate in the design review process and provide technical input to peers
•Follow the guidance of the Engineering Manager and Principal/Senior Controls Engineer
•Embrace AST's Process of Continuous Improvement across the organization.

•Bachelor’s degree in an electrical/engineering curriculum.
•Fresh graduate to 3+ years working experience in industrial machinery
•30% travel expected. Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.
•Understand industrial machinery specifications and standards
•Basic knowledge of machine control system design and the testing environment with a strong electrical acumen
•Skilled with computer software - Allen-Bradley PLC Platform, AutoCAD, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Thorough in their work practices, with a pursuit for perfection
•Self-motivated, energetic and disciplined, with a keen attention to detail
•Exceptionally high level of commitment to the success of projects and the collective team
•Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
•Character that complements AST's long-standing culture of high integrity throughout all areas of internal and external business activity

AST is proud of our team. Providing challenging and rewarding work, with opportunities for personal/professional development is our key to this longevity. AST is an equal opportunity employer.

This is a full-time position based in Tacoma. Compensation is competitive, including salary, bonus potential, health plan, and paid time off.

Contact Person:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on December 19, 2019
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