Controls Engineer

Posting Date 3 weeks ago(11/10/2022 1:48 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Spencer IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Spencer


The Production Engineer plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes for medical device products, and supports Operations in a way to assure a quality product is produced in a timely manner. The Production Engineer’s responsibilities are related to designing and implementing automated manufacturing equipment to improve the safety, quality, delivery, and cost of the wide variety of manufacturing processes within COOK.


- Work alongside mechanical designers to develop control system for various applications
- Program PLCs and HMIs
- Comprehend/generate electrical schematics and electrical design
- Coordinate equipment design, startups, and runoffs
- Work with Operations and Manufacturing Engineering to identify opportunities for automation
- Work with R&D to develop technology for new product process development
- Work with Product Development Engineers to develop processes for new products.
- Work with Operations, Accounting, and Global Product Managers to increase profit margins of current products which do not meet company requirements.
- Train all relevant personnel on new processes.
- Document cost savings.
- Write and execute validation protocols.
- Assure projects follow design controls established by QSPs.
- Provide support to the calibration department in writing/performing calibration procedures.
- Work with Quality Assurance and Product Development to verify/validate critical processes or products.
- Work with vendors for discontinued or changed materials.
- Work with management to establish project timeliness, project justification, and budget forecasts.
- Act as resource for operational departments for materials, equipment and process upgrades.
- Work to transfer intra-Cook company products into operations.
- Work with management to establish project timeliness, project justification, and budget forecasts.
- Must maintain all training requirements for the position, while seeking out opportunities for continuous development and growth.
- Prepare and maintain accurate documentation consistent with the requirements of pertinent regulations and Cook’s Quality Management System where applicable.

- Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
- Must strictly adhere to safety requirements.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Must maintain company quality and quantity standards.
- Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments with
minimal supervision.
- Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations.



- Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Production, or Manufacturing Engineering, or related field; or experience of such kind
and amount as to provide a comparable background.

- Works under general office environmental conditions.
- Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, equipment, etc.
- Frequently required to 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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