Skip to content

Automation Controls Engineer-Medical Device Manufacturer

Posted: 02/11/2024

Imagine leveraging your financial expertise while working for one of the leading contract manufacturers in the world.  Seize this rare opportunity to be part of a healthcare and medical business unit with the support and stability of an organization that has been in business for over 100 years!

Trelleborg Healthcare and Medical is seeking a Automation Controls Engineer/Sr Automation Controls Engineer to join their team. This position has responsibility for supporting the production team, ranging from simple fixtures to fully automated robotic cells.  Focused on the mechanical design, but tightly collaborating with controls, vision and validation.  The automation team designs and develops the systems for manufacturing our products, both for improving current manufacturing as well as systems for new product development.

As a valued leader Trelleborg team member, you will enjoy:
• Greater opportunity for impact
• Competitive compensation
• Generous benefits package: Health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, life, 401k
• Paid time off


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering OR
• Technical degree in engineering and 3 years related equivalent education/experience OR
• 10 years related experience in Robotics and Automated Equipment

•PLC programming
• Pneumatic and electrical schematic reading and creation
• Pneumatic valve and cylinder sizing
• Solidworks experience
• Project management
• Fabrication, plumbing, and wiring skills
• Programming experience with Omron, Denso, ABB, Allen Bradley, InduSoft, IMPACT, Cognex


Collaborates with the automation team to determine project direction
• Provides designs that ensure operator safety
• Collaborates on designs, assembles, and tests: fixtures, robotic cells, and end-of-arm tooling
• Designs schematic and electrical panel layout
• Troubleshoots and improves existing equipment when necessary
• Performs research, analysis, design and development of lean manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods, and production equipment for new and existing projects
• Supports Manufacturing and Production staff to solve technical, quality, and production problems to ensure consistent product flow, and make recommendations to senior staff and/or managers to improve production processes

Electrical and Pneumatic:
Designs electrical and pneumatic circuits which ensure operator safety
• Creates electrical and pneumatic component bill of materials
• Supports wiring electrical panels and equipment / Plumbs pneumatic circuits and equipment
• Troubleshoots and improves existing equipment’s control system

• Programs PLCs, HMIs, Robots as well as SCADA and vision systems
• Uses SolidWorks to design 3D models and create 2D drawings when necessary
• Uses Visio to design electrical and pneumatic schematics
• Uses an ERP system to enter hours and requisitions, complete repair requests
• Uses Microsoft Office for project documentation

• Creates Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Product Specific Operating Procedures (PSOPs), and standard training documents
• Trains personnel on SOPs and PSOPs

Salary: $80,000-$100,000


Scroll To Top