Control Systems Hardware Engineer (ONSITE)

East Syracuse, NY 13057

Posted: 03/01/24 Employment Type: Direct Job Category: ENG - Automation Engineer Job Number: 77049860

Job Description

Control Systems Hardware Engineer, Full Time-Direct Hire

The primary role of the automation Hardware Engineer is to design, lead and own the hardware design for the Digital Plant Automation Systems.


  • Create/ Maintain a critical spare parts strategy for the various hardware components supporting the Automation systems.
  • Owns end-to-end responsibility for managing the hardware design and technical support for Automation projects.
  • Support the hardware operation of all GMP/ Non GMP manufacturing systems (Process Automation Systems and Building Automation Systems) in the Manufacturing facilities at Syracuse, NY.
  • Support any vendor specific software needed to configure the hardware components of the various control systems onsite.
  • Investigate the root cause of Digital Plant hardware problems and propose solution to prevent recurrence.
  • Support the configuration, testing and implementation of process control hardware solutions to a variety of complex technical projects.
  • Ensure the documentation of the knowledge base on how to resolve hardware issues encountered, thus facilitate the job for future activities.
  • Conduct all job activities in accordance with cGMP and EHS requirements.
  • Provide training of automated solutions with Automation and Instrumentation staff to ensure understanding how the hardware functions to assist with troubleshooting during off hours.
  • Owns, updates and works as a liaison between the Automation department and the site drawing department to build and update I/O loop sheets and drawing sets as applicable for Automation projects.


  • Knowledge of products and technologies including but not limited to: Emerson DeltaV, Rockwell Allen Bradley.
  • Experience in deploying computing hardware and communication systems that include PCs, servers, thin clients, Ethernet infrastructure. Knowledge of instrumentation busses (Foundation FieldBus, ProfiBus, DeviceNet, etc.) a plus.
  • Experience working with AutoCAD drawing files, Industry Design Standards, Cabinet Layout Drawings.
  • Technical problem solving and analysis skills as well as good communications skills (verbal and written).

Background Profile

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering or sciences generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in, engineering, science, biochemistry or related discipline or its equivalent is highly desired.
  • 3-5 years of Hardware design/ troubleshooting/ implementation experience.
  • Experienced with current industry standards for Safety and Automation and with current government regulations regarding biotech-producing facilities.

The annual salary range for this position is $85,000 - $115,000 depending on experience.


Must be permanently authorized to work in the US or a US citizen to apply

Please no 3rd parties or C2C

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