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Engineer, Control Systems (Onsite) - Merrimack, NH

Date:  Jan 14, 2023

Merrimack, NH, US

Company:  Getinge
Position Eligible for Remote Work:  1-2 days
Salary Range: 



At Getinge we have the passion to perform


Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers – and to save more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.



Job Overview

Assist in the specification, development and documentation of machine and process control systems for maintaining or enhancing production safety, quality and consistency across all product lines.


Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Create and maintain equipment design documentation, including equipment requirements, hardware specifications, software specifications, equipment configuration documents and test plans.
  • Design machine electrical and pneumatic systems, including selecting components, creating Bills of Materials and drawing schematics.
  • Configure and program PLCs, HMIs, servo systems and all other software driven controls components to operate production and test equipment in accordance with equipment requirements documents.
  • Perform control systems review activities including risk assessments, code reviews and design/drawing reviews.
  • Integrate and test control systems hardware and participate in equipment builds.
  • Test and debug PLC, HMI and instrumentation software.
  • Configure and test machine instruments, components and peripherals.
  • Troubleshoot and provide technical expertise during maintenance of production equipment in a controlled environment.
  • Support validation of new equipment and controls.
  • Interface with other departments such as Regulatory, Quality, Manufacturing and R&D.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related duties as requested.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years related experience.
  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Design knowledge and experience with machine controls and NFPA70.
  • Design knowledge and experience with PLC and HMI software (Allen Bradley preferred).
  • Design knowledge and experience with servo based motion control.
  • Experience with CAD software to create and maintain electrical / control schematics. 


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Accurate – attention to detail and the ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Problem Solving – ability to understand a problem, devise and implement a solution.
  • Interpersonal – Ability to develop and sustain positive relationships with internal and external customers. Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Aptitude for technical writing, with the ability to organize information for manufacturing equipment documentation. Must have good spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


Supervision/Management of Others

  • No direct supervision of others, but provides instructions and guidance to technicians during equipment build, commissioning and testing.


Internal and External Contacts / Relationships

Main Contacts, Internal:

  • Team members (including contractors), all Getinge colleagues including Manufacturing Engineering, R&D, Operations, Quality and Validation functions.

Main Contacts, External:

  • Various Contractors, vendors and consultants related to tooling and equipment supply.


Quality Requirements

  • Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to all FDA and Worldwide Quality & Compliance regulations (As applicable to the job function).
  • Must have the education and experience to understand and comply with U.S. and Worldwide medical device regulations (As applicable to your job function).
  • Attend all required Quality & Compliance training at the specified interval.
  • Adopt the “Beyond Compliance Quality Culture” in the work environment; always meet and exceed requirements.


Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




About us 

Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and to sustainability with a goal to be CO2 neutral by 2025. We believe in giving our employees the flexibility they need and make every effort to foster a learning culture that supports their personal development and creativity. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart. 


If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most respected and trusted medtech company.

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