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[ENGINEERING] Sr. Engineer, Controls

Company: Masimo Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) headquartered in Irvine, California, is a fast-growing and award-winning international medical technology and device company with operations spanning the globe. We develop innovative, noninvasive monitoring technologies that save, extend and improve the lives of people of all ages, in all walks of life. These revolutionary technologies are helping to solve "unsolvable" problems that have plagued the healthcare industry, while taking the pain and discomfort out of blood monitoring. For more than 25 years, innovation has been and will continue to be our passion.

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Job Summary

As product design is becoming miniaturized and more sophisticated, the automation controls engineer creates automated solutions to assemble and test the company's product in a high volume production environment. Integrating the latest technologies and incorporating Industry 4.0 best practices to create a data-driven solution.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify automation opportunities working closely with design, manufacturing and process engineers to conceptualize solutions
  • Manage the design, purchase, installation and validation of the Company's custom automated solutions.
  • Specifying, programming and troubleshooting of PLC/HMI's, industrial communications, motion control systems including servo & stepper motor control, pneumatic actuators, machine vision, robotic systems, conveyors, etc.
  • Design and implement error-proofed machine interface and UIs, providing multiple levels of controls to be utilized by production, maintenance and engineers.
  • Design the processes and standards of data collection from equipment, hardware selection, and implementation model for the Industry 4.0 program
  • Design Pilot/POC for new data collection technologies
  • Generate PLC ladder logic with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable, and reusable using existing programming standards
  • Generate equipment/project requirements in order to capture the full design lifecycle of equipment to be deployed in a highly regulated environment.
  • Implement reliable closed-loop communications to integrate components utilizing Digital I/Os and network communications
  • Generate, display and export standard equipment performance metrics/reports in real-time
  • Assist in risk assessments and implement safer solutions as per Safety standards like ANSI/ RIA15.06, OSHA.
  • Generate, modify, and approve industrial electrical control panels which are NFPA79/NEC/UL508A compliant, and create electrical and pneumatic schematics
  • Select, size and integrate electrical and electromechanical components such as servos, sensors, controllers, vision systems/sensors, robots, etc.
  • Provide feedback and experience in equipment design reviews
  • Retrofit controls on current deployed equipment to improve safety and enable data collection
  • Support maintenance and sustaining teams in troubleshooting difficult equipment failures
  • Participate in supplier and equipment buyoffs

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as a hands-on Automation & Control Engineer or Robotics
  • Engineer working on automation and/or electromechanical systems
  • Has demonstrated proficiency in PLC and HMI programming, troubleshooting, and configuration.
  • Experience creating CAD packages and electrical schematics. Experience with
  • SolidWorks electrical preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to configure and troubleshoot industrial network communications (Modbus, TCP/IP, Ethercat).
  • Excellent understanding of control architecture, system integration and motion controls applied in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to complete multiple projects within time and budget
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as an individual contributor
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to communicate technically both orally and in writing
  • With minimal supervision, demonstrated the ability to debug and solve practical problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience as a hands-on Automation & Control Engineer or
  • Robotics Engineer working on automation and/or electromechanical systems
  • Has successfully applied in-depth knowledge of Safety standards (ANSI/ RIA15.06, OSHA) for safeguarding robots, gantries, conveyors and other high volume manufacturing equipment in designs
  • Has demonstrated excellence in programming PLCs. Must have a well-defined methodology for maintaining code structure and organization. Ability to program state machines for complex processes which involve multi-station parallel processing, pick and place automation, data acquisition, and PID control. Proven ability to design fault-tolerant systems with error handling and recovery
  • Implemented SQL databases to store equipment data and metrics
  • Deployed control solutions and shown a deep understanding of PLCs, Safety PLCs & HMIs like Proface, Opto 22, Banner, Allen Bradley etc.
  • Has successfully deployed Industrial or collaborative robots into a manufacturing environment, including the programming, backup, and restoration activities.
  • Successfully deployed solutions utilizing machine vision systems
  • Has demonstrated ability to configure and troubleshoot industrial communication between devices. ModbusTCP, Ethernet/IP, etc. preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of IoT, predictive maintenance, etc. Optimization and debug of systems to maximize yield, availability and cycle time
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems through development, deployment and maintenance
  • Basic experience with machine shop equipment, measuring tools & gages, hand tools, etc.
  • Has created successful solutions in a start-up environment, and scaled-up for production


BS/MS in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent Engineering Degree - Control Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Engineer, Mechanical Engineering.)

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer and other computing and digital devices is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings or walking in the facilities. Some local/ international travel is necessary (up to 20%), so the ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid Driver's license and passport is required.

The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.

We are proud to offer if eligible a highly competitive compensation plan with an excellent benefits package including 3 weeks vacation, stock options, 401k match, medical, dental, vision plans and much more!

Masimo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

  • NO AGENCIES PLEASE* Thank you!


Keywords: Masimo Corporation, Irvine , [ENGINEERING] Sr. Engineer, Controls, Other , Irvine, California

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