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PLC/Automation Engineer

Company: Cipla USA
Location: Central Islip
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Company Information

NOTICE to APPLICANTS: The job posting is for local applicants only. It is not for those applying for a global assignment and/or for employees working outside of Cipla's U.S. subsidiaries or affiliates.

Cipla is a leading global pharmaceutical company, dedicated to high-quality, branded, and generic medicines. We are trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across geographies. Over the last eight decades, we have strengthened our leadership in India's pharmaceutical industry and fortified our promise of increasing our global focus by consolidating and deepening our presence in the key markets of India, South Africa, the U.S., and other economies of the emerging world. The company believes that our most significant assets are the employees, who lead us to prosperity and growth.

Job Purpose

This engineering role will perform tasks that includes but not limited to researching, designing, developing, and testing a variety of electronic equipment, devices, and systems, power electronics, communications equipment and systems; circuitry components and integrated circuits; analog and digital computers, processors, field - programmable gate arrays (FPGA) and associated firmware; and control and test equipment.

Major activities/Responsibilities & Tasks

Manage all phases of electrical and control equipment throughout the plant. This includes preventive, corrective, emergency, warranty service, etc.
Diagnose and solve electrical problems for manufacturing and packaging equipment and systems.
Install, service, calibrate, and update electrical systems.
Repair and/or replace faulty electrical parts in manufacturing and packaging equipment.
Conduct inspections to ensure that products or systems are in a safe and usable condition.
Troubleshoot programmable logic controllers (PLC)/industrial programmable controllers (IPC).
Assess building systems to plan work assignments and project schedules.
Develop maintenance procedures and schedules.
Ensure equipment maintenance and repair work are completed correctly and in a timely manner.
Plan and perform PMP for equipment and facilities.

Skills and Competencies

In-depth understanding of electronics, electrical systems, and mechanical engineering principles.
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD and of computer operations in general.
Familiarity with Programmable Logic Controllers and Distributive Control Systems.
Ability to read electrical prints.
Ability to read P&IDs.
Ability to trouble shoot OMRON PLC hardware.
Ability to trouble shoot OMRON PLC logic utilizing OMRON software.
Ability to trouble shoot Allen Bradly PLC hardware.
Ability to trouble shoot Allen Bradley PLC logic utilizing Allen Bradley
Working knowledge of 480V and 4160V electrical switchgear, motors, and starters.
Experience working from complex drawings and data, manuals, handbooks.
Experience using a wide variety of measuring instruments and electronic analyzing and testing equipment.
Thorough knowledge of electronic components, digital and analog circuitry, hydraulic systems, and machine tool principles essential.
Knowledge of GMP and various regulatory requirements.
Strong leadership skills and experience in industrial automation.
Ability to lead teams and facilitate the execution and completion of work.
Communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation skills) in the English language.
Contribute and work collaboratively with geographically dispersed teams in HR and across other functional departments.
Apply practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.
Work independently with general supervision.
Influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies, and practices.
Keen attention to details and must demonstrate use of good judgement and decision-making.
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Educational & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field of study from an accredited institution with a preferred minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in an industrial / manufacturing setting.
    Master's degree in electrical engineering or related field of study from an accredited institution with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience in an industrial / manufacturing setting preferred.
    Experience working in pharmaceutical manufacturing preferred.

    To be considered for this position, you must apply and meet the requirements of this opportunity.

    Cipla is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive employment consideration without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Cipla USA, Brentwood , PLC/Automation Engineer, Engineering , Central Islip, New York

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