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Integrated DNA Technologies Electrical Engineer I in CORALVILLE, Iowa

Integrated DNA TechnologiesID 2019-4800Job Locations US-IA-CoralvilleCategory Engineering# of Openings 1Posted Date 13 hours agoShift/Schedule M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)Overview The Automation Controls Engineer are responsible for the design, development and upgrade of machine controls for a diverse array of custom DNA manufacturing equipment in a high throughput biology manufacturing environment.ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions:* Researches, plans, specifies and designs machine controls, data collection and process control hardware and firmware to support DNA production and research activities.* Works with project teams to development, design and test laboratory automation equipment from concept to product delivery. Products include combinations of pneumatic, liquid handling and mechanical systems, actuators, sensors, vison and robotic systems controlled by PLC's, analog, digital and/or industrial control systems.* Works closely with customers and product development teams to identify and document testable design requirements.* Develops electrical and computer system designs including the following: SCADA systems, Electrical schematics, panel layouts, and product bill of materials. These would be documented in CAD or CAD Electrical.* Programs PLC's and HMI's, develops and standardizes machine controls systems, software modules, electrical and internet systems interfaces.* Controls and maintains department electrical and safety design standards such as CE Compliance, risk assessments and relevant sections of the NEC, OSHA, EPA and NFPA codes.* Works in the lab to assemble, test and optimize prototype design work.* Works closely and in conjunction with Instrument Integration engineers to develop efficient product integrations with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and engineering databases. * Develops and adapts safety and quality systems for new and existing software.* Participates in periodic project reviews to keep projects on track and provides reports to managers * Contributes proactively to the project planning and scheduling. Works with project managers, consultants and management to achieve on-time product deliveries. * Verifies and validates electrical and software designs meet performance requirements. * Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values. * Performs other duties as assigned. Education:* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or other STEM fields required; Advanced degree preferredProfessional Experience:* Minimum of five or more years of electrical engineering and software development experience in industrial or laboratory automation required.* In-depth understanding of computer software, databases and programming required. * Proficiency in automation equipment/system design prototyping testing and troubleshooting required.* Demonstrated proficiency with software writing tools, version controls and other modern engineering software applications including proficiency with PLC programming required.* Experience with Beckhoff TwinCat/EtherCat or similar control systems preferred.Other Job Qualifications* Excellent communication skills; promotes and participates in project collaboration.* Highly organized with the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.* Strong analytical skills. * Strong programming abilities.* Experience in PC board design and specification, control system layout and packaging.* Adaptability to perform under stress when confronted with critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job. * Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.* Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers. * Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity. * Adap

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