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Controls Engineer

Ramsey, NJ 07446

Posted: 04/05/2024 Job Number: 21956578

Job Description

Controls Engineer
Essential Job Function:

1. The ability to develop (not modify), test, and commission Allen Bradley PLC (ControlLogix and/or PLC-5) control system applications using RS Logix. Recent experience is a must. Higher level skills that are required include analog data handling, data exchanges, recipe handling, etc.
2. The ability to develop (not modify), test, and commission SCADA (Wonderware and/or Client iFix) control system applications. Recent experience is a must . Higher level skills that are required include scripting, security configuration, recipe configuration, database interfacing, report configuration, etc.
3. Overnight travel (approx. 10%) to customer sites to perform commissioning, customer training, validation support, warrantee support, and service support for Glatt equipment and control systems.
4. The ability to specify, purchase and troubleshoot control system hardware and instrumentation. This would include field mounted and panel mounted instruments.
5. The ability to read, understand, and develop control system design documents. This would include Functional Specifications, User's Manual, and engineering reports.
6. The ability to review and approve control system design drawings for accuracy and conformance to company standards. This would include P&ID, control system schematics, and interconnect drawings.

7. Must be aware of cGMP's procedures and practices and the implication on control system development and modifications.
8. Ability to set up, configure, and test computers with various hardware and software features that are included in Glatt's control system design.

9. Must have good troubleshooting skills.
10. Must be able to build customer relationships and be committed to providing our customers with the best service in the industry.
11. Must be proficient at handling multiple assignments.
12. Prior experience in validation is desirable.
General Information:
1.Minimum of a four-year degree in engineering, computer science, or engineering technology.
2.Minimum of three years of experience in control system design and programming.
3. Must possess a valid driver's license.
4.Confined space entry training is required for potential entry into confined spaces within our supplied equipment.


1. Develop and customize PLC application code using Rockwell RLogix software for ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and PLC-5 series controllers/PLCs.

2. Develop and customize SCADA application code using WonderWare and/or Client iFix SCADA software.

3. Develop and configure PC based relational databases, SQL data transfer, and database reporting tools.

4. Set up, configure, and test computers with various hardware and software features that are included in Glatt's control system design

5. Integrate thin client and virtualization technology/hardware.

6. Review and approve control system design drawings. This includes diagrams/drawings (P&ID, control system schematics, and interconnect drawings). Provide technical support to the CAD group when appropriate.

7. Develop control system design specifications. This includes Functional Specifications, User's Manual, Sequence of Operations, Detailed Design Specifications, etc.

8. Develop proficiency in the understanding and application of Process Automation departmental standards (software, hardware, documentation, etc.). These standards are to be followed in the development of the company control systems.

9. Develop and execute software test protocols.

10. Develop and customize simulation code for use during software testing.
11. Specify and purchase control system hardware and instrumentation.

12. Work as an integral member of a project team.

13. Interface with the company equipment manufacturing companies and internal departments to obtain a-complete understanding of the company equipment and control system scope of supply, project schedule, customer specifications, and project budget.

14, Develop the control system in accordance with the project schedule and budget.

15. Effectively communicate project delays, scope changes, customer relationship issues, technical deficiencies, etc. To the project team and to management.

16. Provide commissioning services, customer training, validation support, warrantee support, and service support for Glatt equipment and control systems.

17. Prepare documents of field visits in a timely and professional manner. This will include commissioning reports, field service reports, daily labor logs, invoices, and expense reports.

18. Remain current with emerging industry standards and products. Keep abreast of latest trends in software, instrumentation, and control system hardware.

19. Develop, maintain, and enhance positive interpersonal relationships with staff members of the company.

20. Ensure our customers receive high quality automation solutions and support.

21. Provide support to our Sales Department. This support will include pre-sales support and visits, supplying technical information, reviewing bid specifications, and/or preparing quotations and pricing information.

22. Inspect, test, and release our control panels that are manufactured by outside vendors.

23. Provide emergency support to our customers who are experiencing problems with our equipment and/or control systems.

24. Develop an understanding of the typical operation of our process equipment.


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