Sr. Controls Engineer

Requisition ID 2024-14515
Posting Date 2 months ago(5/14/2024 4:16 PM)
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Bloomington


This is a Sr. level position requiring 5+ years of subject matter expert CONTROLS experience in Large and Small production equipment (ex:  Allen Bradley).   The goal of this position is to drive process improvement and increase manufacturing efficiency.


  • Define, identify, procure, and qualify new equipment for manufacturing processes and test methods
  • Design and optimize process and process equipment for large and small scale manufacturing.
  • Execute methods needed for efficient and effective process and test method development (design for manufacturing/assembly, process validation, process capability, lean manufacturing, equipment selection and qualification, and specification development).
  • Generation of technical documentation associated with equipment. (schematics/drawings/User Manuals)
  • Hold equipment design review meetings to agree on feasible solutions.
  • Manage Vendors for delivery of build components.
  • The integration of machined components with off the shelf parts to complete the equipment. (Keeping spares to a minimum)
  • Generation of the specification for any components required within the equipment, i.e. PLCs, Sensors, Pneumatic Actuators, and Servo Motors etc.
  • The manufacture of components as per the supplied drawings, with emphasis on machining fits and tolerances.
  • The integration of electrical components. (HMI/PLC/Loadcell/sensors etc)
  • The integration of any pneumatic components into the equipment. (Cylinders/regulators etc)
  • Integration of Safety components as part of in-house CE marking. This includes safety relays, safety interlock switches, safety sensors, etc.
  • The programming and debugging of equipment PLC.
  • Assisting New Product Introduction Team to introduce new equipment into manufacturing.
  • Support installation and maintenance of the equipment.
  • Research of new automation/control technologies for implementation into new and existing equipment.
  • Provide technical support for the equipment build during build and debug of the equipment once complete.
  • Liaise and communicate with the other project team members.
  • Ability to complete projects within specific timelines and meeting performance expectations.
  • Adhere to the Quality Management System and its processes to meet FDA 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, and other applicable regulatory requirements.



  • Bachelors degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience is required.
  • Ability to use machine shop equipment (milling machines, lathes etc) is an advantage.
  • Ability to use a 3D Cad package such as Creo/Solidworks is required.
  • Knowledge of CE marking standards, preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical device quality standards/practices or similar regulated industry.
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and High self-motivation.
  • Good computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft® Office.
  • Organizational and team building skills.

Physical Requirements:

- Works under general office environment conditions.
- Utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers and equipment.
- Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and communicate.

- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, subject to reasonable accommodation requirements under the ADA.


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