Automation Engineer 2

Madison, Wisconsin 53711
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift


The Automation Engineering team is made up of 4 Automation Engineers with varied industry experiences and lengths of service providing you a great ability to both learn and share your experience with others. We provide support for the bulk process and fill/finish equipment utilized in the production of Promega products. The Automation Engineering team regularly collaborates with other internal engineering disciplines such as process, equipment, facilities and packaging engineers.



As an automation engineer, you will be responsible for supporting day-to-day operations, continuous improvement initiatives, and capital projects. You will lead design, procurement, commissioning, and validation of bulk process and fill/finish equipment control systems, including PLC, vision, robotics and SCADA systems, for Promega’s manufacturing teams. You will lead troubleshooting activities as necessary on production equipment. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a broad array of teams within Promega.


JOB OBJECTIVE: Apply advanced knowledge and experience with industrial control programming and hardware architecture to create specifications and standards for production system controls, and to maintain and modify control systems as required.

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1. BS or equivalent combination of training and experience in Engineering or a technical discipline.

2. Five or more years of packaging system automation experience in a manufacturing environment in the biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, food, or chemical industry.

3. Excellent problem solving skills.

4. Programming training and experience, including PLCs (Allen-Bradley at a minimum), Robotics (Fanuc preferred), and machine vision.


1. B.S. in Electrical, Computer, or Mechatronics Engineering

2. Experience with PLC-level and SCADA-level program design.

3. Experience with automated liquid filling (vials, bottles, cartridges) and secondary packaging (kitting, cartoning, case packing, palletizing) equipment.

4. Experience in an ISO 13485-2003, and FDA QSR regulated environment.


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Diversity is important at Promega. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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