Senior Controls Engineer

Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Posted on 10/30/2019

Position Details




Healthcare / Medical Devices



Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree

Reference ID:


Exciting Engineering Opportunity!


Senior Controls Engineer – Medical Device


Come join this well-established Fortune 500 Company as they continue to lead the Medical Device industry in technology, manufacturing, Engineering and Design.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engineering key role for Plastic Pour Bottle Solution operations.
  • Primary focus is on implementing continuous improvement, new business, and capacity expansion projects. 
  • Additional focus will also be on manufacturing equipment reliability and process support work within the Plastic Pour Bottle operations.
  • Cross-functional project management will be involved in this role as well.
  • Investigate new sources for raw materials or processes.
  • Design/modify precision assembly and/or manufacturing equipment.
  • Prepare estimates for various tasks and projects.
  • Manage capital projects both directly and through coordinating engineers.
  • Drive continuous improvements activities.
  • Interface with plant and corporate groups as well as contractors and vendors.
  • Manage start-up, debug, and commission of new manufacturing processes.
  • Equipment life cycle management including: upgrades, replacement, and decommissioning.
  • Product life cycle management including: product design changes, materials changes, Supplier Notice of Change (SNC) assessments, specification changes, etc.
  • Support and achieve Value Improvement Projects (VIPs).
  • Responsible for adhering to FDA Design Control standards at all times.
  • Responsible for adhering to and maintaining all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, or Computer degrees are preferred) and 3-5 years engineering manufacturing experience in related industry (FDA) preferred.
  • Programming/troubleshooting experience with automation controls, automated assembly, control systems, PLCs, HMIs, servo's and vision inspection systems is preferred.
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification or industry standard equivalent is preferred.
  • Plastics experience such as:  plastic bottle blow molding, plastic component injection molding, liquid silicone molding, or film/tubing extrusion is a plus.
  • Project management training, skills, and experience highly
  • Lean Manufacturing skills and experience are a plus.
  • Demonstrate application of engineering principles on project work. 
  • Must be able to interact with all levels of employees and functions such as quality, validation, manufacturing, purchasing, maintenance, etc.
  • Must be able to meet all cleanroom Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) for areas of manufacturing where work needs to be done.