Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Waters Corporation is currently seeking a Senior Instrumentation
& Controls Engineer to join our Taunton Operations Team.This is an
exciting opportunity to join our team and be involved in projects
with a variety of instrumentation and controls automation and
technology needs. -The I&C engineer will lead the design,
specification, and qualification of a control system to operate a
new state of the art manufacturing plant. - In addition, the
candidate will support an existing manufacturing facility through
DeltaV DCS troubleshooting and maintenance. - This position
requires the Instrumentation & Controls Engineer to conceptualize,
detail, and implement control systems for Waters' manufacturing
processes. This involves the development of control system
architecture, system documentation, programming controllers,
programming the process visualization (HMI/SCADA), developing
databases for archiving/displaying historical system data, and
implementing/commissioning the control system in our new
facility.The ideal candidate must have a diverse engineering skill
set with the ability to work independently. Will act as technical
lead on projects and may also act as project manager on smaller
projects. -The ideal candidate -will be able to thrive in a very
fast paced & dynamic manufacturing environment.
- Manage existing DeltaV DCS to minimize downtime and loss of
production; provide after-hours technical support to 2nd and 3rd
shifts including weekends as necessary.
- Control system architecture and wiring design, including the
following communication protocols: Ethernet, ASI, and Profibus
- Develop instrumentation and controls design documents:
instrument spec sheets, URSs, and Functional Specifications.
- Develop control narratives, sequence of operations, and test
procedures for instrumentation.
- Instrumentation (including valves and actuators) evaluation,
design and selection.
- Cost vs. value analysis of instrumentation options.
- Instrumentation installation design and configuration with
knowledge of Class I, Div. I & II explosion proof and intrinsically
- Develop technical & design criteria, process and
instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), SCADA block diagrams, control
schematics, panel layout diagrams, and interconnection
- Provide competency specific guidance on electrical,
instrumentation, and process control systems to all operations. -
Participate in design reviews for all capital projects, including
new facilities, and changes to existing processes, to support and
drive project delivery.
- Manage and maintain change management procedures for all
controls environments across operations.
- Perform loop checks, continuity tests, factory acceptance
tests, site acceptance tests, start-up support, and performance
tests for process control systems.
- Coordinate with colleagues in other engineering and scientific
disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
- Build strong relationships with Operations, Technical Support,
and Facilities to deliver standardized processes.
- Coordinate with equipment vendors and contractors on projects.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Control Engineering,
Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or
other related discipline is required.
- 7 - 10 years of experience programming and configuring the
following: Allen-Bradley PLCs, Rockwell Software HMI/SCADA PLCs,
Wonderware InBatch, Wonderware InTouch, Wonderware Historian, and
- 7 - 10 years of experience supporting controls and
instrumentation in a cGMP, ISO 9001:2015 certified, manufacturing
environment is preferred.
- Experience with computer set-up and software configuration for
process control consoles under MS Windows operating systems and
system integrations involving DCS.
- Ability to produce electrical diagrams and piping and
instrumentation diagrams using AutoCAD.PREFERRED:
- 3+ years of experience working with the following automation
systems: Werum PAS-X MES, LIMS, CMMS, BAS, and EDCSWaters
Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement
company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and
thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food
sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees
worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15
manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100
countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for
laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant
advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food
safety, and water quality. - -Working at Waters enables our
employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team
is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve
every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and
innovators that aren't afraid to take risks to transform the world
of human health and well-being. We're all in it together delivering
benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to
solve the challenges of tomorrow. - -Diversity and inclusion are
fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our
responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to
drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the
organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the
benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our
community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and
is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal
employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status,
disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.
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