Controls/Vision Design Engineer

Controls/Vision Design Engineer

Location : Holdrege, NE
Job Type :

Our client is a leading medical technology company that serves multiple industries. A Fortune 500 company with steady growth spanning more than 200 years, continually striving to be recognized as a great place to work! Employees are rewarded for their efforts, offered a balance between work and life, and will be supplied with a variety of initiatives and programs to grow and develop careers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Supporting new product development activities by providing, analysis, technical support and recommending effective Controls/Vision solutions to operational issues to improve cost, revenue and asset utilization.
Developing, maintaining and coordinating the tracking of major operational metrics, ie balanced score card and make improvements as needed to remain aligned to business needs and priorities.
Provide technical training for the departmental personal as the project transitions from the design phase into the production and product launch.
This individual will be capable of supervising others that are temporarily assigned.
This individual will be responsible for writing and developing production procedures and standard as they relate to vision and controls systems.
They will set an example in the area of safety, following plant safety policies and ensuring others do the same.
The Controls/Vision Engineer shall assist the control specialist and technician when needed in trouble shooting difficult problems. This individual shall provide to the control specialist and technician the training/mentoring needed to repair control systems plant wide.
The Controls/Vision Engineer will provide leadership by set an example for control specialist and floor technicians. They will have the mentoring skills to be able to coach others and will delegate work down to the control specialist and floor technicians.
The Controls/Vision Engineer will provide input and technical expertise towards setting the plant-wide controls and vision standard.
Plan, implement and coordinate new process development activities.
Coordinate the development of new processes by interfacing with personnel from R&D, technology, product design, product development, quality, production and manufacturing and assembly and packaging technology. Serve most likely as a core team member representing process development and manufacturing as new products are developed or line extensions.
Specify equipment, tooling and fixtures for new processes or existing process changes. Oversee project to install or change related equipment as assigned by manager.
Coordinate and carry out qualification and validation activities for new products, processes, changes and transfers as required.
Coordinate and communicate assigned projects and their status with the appropriate personnel and departments.
Write capital expenditure requests for equipment, tooling and fixtures as needed.
Install new equipment, tooling and fixtures to support new product development. Responsible for documentation and training.
Develop and implement processes for pilot production and scale-up programs.
Travel requirements 25%.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be proficient in writing large complex PLC programs and versed in programming various operator interfaces.
Must be able to draw electrical and controls schematics.
Must have at least 5 yrs. of controls and vision project experience.
An Associate’s Degree in Electronic Technology and minimum of five years’ experience in controls and vision.
Preferred: Bachelor Engineering Degree.
Preferred: Medical Device Manufacturing Experience and understanding Process Validations (IQ, OQ, PQ)

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