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Contract Pharmacal Corp Automated Systems Engineer in Hauppauge, New York

Automated Systems Engineer

Hauppauge, NY (



Position Summary:

An Automated Systems Engineer is responsible for providing hands-on controls and electrical engineering support to correct, repair, and improve machinery, equipment and systems company-wide. This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, from 8:00AM - 4:00PM.

Responsibilities:Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair PLC electrical and control related issues.

  • Design and implement machine changes and improvements, including creating new control systems.

  • Draft new electrical drawings and modify existing electrical drawings.

  • Organize and maintain latest machine PLC programs, HMI programs, electrical drawings, and user manuals.

  • Communicate and work with maintenance and engineering personnel to resolve issues in a timely manner.

  • Procure parts and materials required for machine maintenance.

  • Assist in initiation of change control if new parts deviate from original specifications.

  • Assist in qualification of equipment.

  • Supervise, mentor, and advise mechanics to ensure machine repairs and operations are conducted in a safe, responsible manner.

  • Execute engineering support and maintenance to meet all requirements and yield a greater than 90% first time right.

  • Keep current and implement technology to enhance operation performance.

  • Act as role model exemplifying superb ethical conduct and decision making, teamwork, integrity, agility, respect and accountability.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by management.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent hands-on experience

  • Minimum of three years of work experience in related field

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of controls software (PLC, HMI, and Servo) from Allen-Bradley, Siemens, and Mitsubishi.

  • Knowledge of drafting software (AutoCAD) preferred.

  • Knowledge of OSHA and NEC code requirements.

  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures, including all SOPs.

  • Computer skills must include Microsoft Office, Word and Outlook.

  • Knowledge of cGMPs related to US FDA manufacturing environments.

Physical Demands:

  • May be required to lift up to 50 lbs, climb ladders, use tools, and manipulate machine parts.

  • Required to use hands to use computer controls, demonstrate equipment usage, etc.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, ability to focus.

Work Environment:

  • Required to be present in-house to provide daily engineering support to multiple departments and management including VPs, directors, managers and to collaborate / mentor other personnel as required.

  • Responsible for compliance with all rules and regulations pertaining to safety policies and for leading by example with the proper attitude toward safety and health, helping to ensure that all department operations are performed with the utmost regard for the safety and health for all personnel.

  • Work environment in production operations facilities include close proximity to heavy machinery and pharmaceutical powders.

  • Indoor manufacturing environment including enclosed areas with dust and loud noises.

  • Potential to move between production operations sites/areas to complete job functions.

  • Employee work hours/schedule and/or shift are subject to change based on business needs and Management discretion

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Personal Protective Equipment or Attire Required for Position:

  • PPE and GMP gowning as needed

Pay Range:

$90,000 - $120,000 yearly