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Senior Electrical Controls Engineer

Lawrence, MA 01843

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 49593

Well-established international biotech firm is looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Controls Engineer for their Northern MA location.  Excellent salary and benefits package and great location -- easy to get to from New Hampshire or Boston area.


The Senior Electrical Controls Engineer’ s primary responsibilities include designing and building of Human Machine Interface (HMI) control systems for custom pick and place automation equipment.

Essential Functions
  • Design and build control systems for process control and automation projects
  • Design and build Human Machine Interface (HMI) control systems for custom Pick and Place automation equipment.
  • PLC Control System Design with a focus on hardware, panels and instrumentation.
  • CAD based panel layout and schematic design.
  • Implements electric controls design by providing installation, start-up, and technical support.
  • Meet and interact with vendors in various capacities.
  • Organizes design project by identifying short-term and long-range issues; preparing timetables, cost estimates, and required resources.
  • Provide “ Hands on” trouble shooting and machine start up.
  • Generate and manage project documentation.
  • Provide technical support for production departments.
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’ s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • MUST HAVE EE or Controls Engineering Degree.
  • 10 years PLC, SCADA and HMI programming and design.
  • Familiarity with process systems and continuous processes.
  • Highly skilled in automation architecture design.
  • Experience with current trends in automation and instrumentation to be able to select and implement modern controls architectures.
  • Experience with Vision Systems, Scara Robots, and Automated Pick & Place equipment.
  • Experience with Validation of electrical system.

If this role is for you please contact Sharon Richard ( or 603-328-2682), to discuss how we can get you an interview with this progressive company.

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