DCS MES Project Engineer

Job Description

Position Overview

  • The DCS/MES Project Engineer is responsible for the execution of customer projects
  • according to defined standards, engineering practices and customer requirements in the field of process automation under the direction of the assigned Lead Engineer or Project Manager.
  • The DCS/MES Project Engineer executes DCS/MES projects utilizing SIMATIC PCS 7, SIMATIC PCS neo, and Siemens Opcenter Execution Pharma primarily in the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Chemical and Food & Beverage industries.
  • The DCS/MES Project Engineer will be measured on customer satisfaction, execution of work packages, skill development and maintenance, and utilization.
  • The position reports to the Engineering Manager within the Process Automation & Engineering Business
  • The position is located in Harleysville, PA. (Greater Philadelphia Area)


  • Understand user requirements using P&IDs, process description and/or existing control logic
  • Understand and adhere to the software and/or hardware functional requirements
  • Execute industry-specific solution concepts, packages and templates for engineering under the direction of the assigned Lead Engineer
  • Maintain responsibility for his/her functional area during all project phases
  • Supports the Lead Engineer with technical matters and regularly informs him/her about project progress
  • Supports the Lead Engineer in the identification of project changes
  • Participate in performing system installation and commissioning activities on site

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS/BA in engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Typically 5+ years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
  • Good customer interfacing skills

·         Domestic Travel will be required approximately 30% of the time.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • DCS or MES background in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences or Food & Beverage industries, including Siemens based systems (SIMATIC PCS 7, SIMATIC PCS neo or Siemens Opcenter Execution Pharma)
  • Fundamental understanding of the Siemens industrial product, solutions and service portfolio
  • Experience with industrial networking, databases and virtual architectures


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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