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Principal Process Engineer, Automation

Company: Cardinal Health, Inc.
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryCardinal Health is looking for an experienced Automation Engineer with a strong focus on Operational Excellence. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and implementing automation systems and processes that increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve overall efficiency. The role will also involve analyzing existing processes and identifying areas for improvement, as well as working with cross-functional teams to develop and implementing solutions. The role will require some design work and some validation work as well.Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, and implement automation systems and processes to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Identify and analyze existing processes and systems to identify areas for improvement and cost reduction.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop and implement process improvements.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource requirements.
  • Participate in the design and development of new systems and processes, including the development of system requirements, specifications, and testing plans.
  • Provide Technical expertise to support the development and implementation of automated industrial systems and processes.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to automation systems and processes, including user manuals and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Identify and implement measure to ensure the reliability and accuracy of automation systems and processes.
  • Work with manufacturing excellence team to identify, plan, and execute hands on continuous improvement projects within internal MFG facilities.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to Manufacturing Plant for engineering issues.
  • Responsible for aligning with site leadership and other key stakeholders to develop and implement performance improvement recommendations.
  • Execute improvement through the change management process.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred
    • 2+ years of experience working in medical device manufacturing preferred (Co-Ops and Internships will be considered)
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify areas for improvement and develop solutions
    • Experience designing and implementing automation systems and processes
    • Experience with SolidWorks and AutoCAD electrical preferred
    • Experience with PLC, SCADA, and HMI design preferred
    • Experience with robotic standards and implementation preferred
    • Experience with project management methodologies and tools preferred
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams
    • Experience with change management and influencing, negotiating, and communicating across multiple organizational levels
    • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen processes preferred
    • Experience working with FDA Quality Systems Regulations and ISO Quality Systems preferred
    • Travel expectations: Up to 50%What is expected of you and others at this level
      • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
      • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
      • Works on complex projects of large scope
      • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
      • Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
      • Completes work; independently receives general guidance on new projects
      • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
      • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleaguesCandidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
        Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Cardinal Health, Inc., Chicopee , Principal Process Engineer, Automation, Education / Teaching , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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