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Danaher Corporation Automation Controls Engineer in Coralville, Iowa

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This position is part of the Industrial Automation Department located in Coralville, IA and will be on-site. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate on a multidiscipline team to design control systems for custom equipment used in the DNA manufacturing processes.

  • Design control system schematics in EPLAN and other CAD software to meet equipment requirements, safety, and industry standards.

  • Write Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) logic and design Human-machine interface (HMI) to control and monitor DNA manufacturing processes.

  • Work with design team to assemble, test, and optimize prototype designs.

  • Collaborate and effectively communicate with all levels of IDT staff within various departments to facilitate successful project and process outcomes including requirements gathering, project updates, installation, and hyper care.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field OR an associate degree plus 5 years

  • Minimum of 5+ years of related experience

  • Proficiency in automation equipment/system design, prototyping, testing, and troubleshooting.

  • Proficiency in control panel design, PLC programming, and HMI programming

  • Strong project management and communication skills

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Beckhoff TwinCAT 3 PLC and HMI development

  • Electrical schematic development with EPLAN platform

  • Relevant knowledge of electrical and safety design standards including NEC, NFPA, UL, IEC, CE

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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