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Automation and Controls System Engineer (Newark, DE)

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as an Automation and Controls System Engineer

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an Automation and Controls System Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing automation and controls technical support to operations including troubleshooting highly complex problems, determining root cause and implementation of solutions and documentation.
  • Applying process automation and control technologies to develop new and upgrade existing automated medical diagnostic consumable device manufacturing equipment in a constantly changing fast-paced environment
  • Providing routine off-hour process support for software or equipment issues, typically every 6 to 7 weeks, or as required.
  • Applying technical writing skills by creating technical documentation such as validation documentation, functional specifications, user requirements, and manufacturing work instructions.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have expert knowledge of Industrial Control Systems design and documentation using tools such as AutoCAD Electrical and Microsoft Visio, Word, and Excel.
  • You have expert knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (Siemens and Rockwell) and electro-mechanical equipment such as motors, photo-electric sensors, vision systems (Keyence and/or Cognex), robotics (FANUC) and pneumatics.
  • You have a working knowledge of SQL Database and SQL Reporting solutions.
  • You have experience in building and supporting custom object oriented applications in C,C++, C#, HTML, Python, and/or Java.
  • You have experience in developing Graphical User Interfaces and Process Data Collection Systems, preferably within the AVEVA System Platform environment.
  • You have a working knowledge and application experience with Lean business systems and methodologies such as TPM, 5S, Lean 3P Design, & OEE Monitoring.  
  • You have strong organization skills as multiple assignments will be progressed in parallel within a fast-paced environment. Project management within an Agile framework, stakeholder communication, and troubleshooting skills are key. People and Team leadership capability is desirable.


Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Computer, Chemical) or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years supporting and installing manufacturing automation and process control designs; including experience in a cGMP Manufacturing environment.
  • Willing to travel up to 10%

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for all new hires by their start date.  (Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons).


At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.


If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers.

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.


As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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