Automation Engineer

Employer: TechLab, Inc.
Job Location: Radford, Virginia
Category: Biotech/Chemical/Pharmaceutical, Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Manufacturing/Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/17/2021
Closing Date: 7/6/2021
TechLab, Inc.TechLab, Inc.
TECHLAB®, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes rapid non-invasive intestinal diagnostics in the areas of intestinal inflammation, antibiotic associated diarrhea and parasitology.
Job Description  
Automation Engineer
TechLab, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes medical diagnostic tests. This company places emphasis on science and collaboration with Universities.  We are looking to add a Automation Engineer to our team.
An employee in this position can expect to perform the following duties:
  • Project and time management
  • Recommending, Designing, Simulating, programming, and operational testing of electrical or mechanical automation
  • Maintain, repair and troubleshooting of automation system controls, including but not limited to: Motors, Drives, PLC, User interfaces and Robotic Systems
  • Developing and maintaining clear and accurate documentation for automated equipment, process, and validations as pertains to GAMP, USDA, FDA and ISO regulations
  • Maintain and monitor manufacturing automation and quality of output as on an ongoing basis to align with lean manufacturing standards and practice
  • Performing preventative and reactive maintenance on manufacturing automation
  • Source vendors and Purchasing to maintain spare parts inventory
  • Perform in house equipment calibrations
  • Perform wiring and wiring repair for equipment and facility as needed, working with AC and DC Voltage
  • Adhere to all safety and OSHA requirements when performing machine maintenance
  • Perform Non-Conformity investigations and root cause analysis for (NCR, Defect, OOS)
  • Travel for training and testing on new equipment
Minimum Qualifications:
TechLab offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. This position requires candidates to possess an Associates Degree in related field + 2 years of relevant experience. 
Interested candidates should send a resume to, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060. EOE.
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