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Principal Controls Engineer

Company: Automated Systems of Tacoma
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

At AST, we enhance the efficiency, productivity, and safety of flexiblefor the worldwide Life Science Industry by offering innovative products, services, and solutions.Do you want to contribute to a shared vision and mission? Would you like to bring your unique talents to have a significant impact at a growing company? At AST we strive to build a workplace that enables every team memberto meet and exceed their capabilities. We set our expectations high and provide the environment and resources necessary to bring out the very best. AST is proud of our team. Providing challenging and rewarding work, with opportunities for personal/professional development is our key to this longevity. AST is an equal opportunity employer.This posting invites all levels to apply. Compensation range for onsite WA applicants is $110,000-$180,000. Employee benefits include: Medical (HSA & PPO), Dental, Vision, Long/Short term disability, HSA account with employer contribution, 401(K) (Traditional & Roth options) with up to 5% company match, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holiday, and bonus potential.Responsibilities:

  • Create new product development proposals based on technologies, trends, and marketplace needs.
  • Take design of products from concept to practical solution, and to end users.
  • Develop solutions and review technical decisions that have high impact, both internal and external to AST.
  • Contribute to and have responsibility for the completion of assignments with broad product, technology investment and integration, customer, and strategic impact.
  • Develop or refine complex software functions, control systems, processes, products, and concepts, by applying advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes for the assigned area.
  • Perform new product/system performance testing, evaluation, and reporting.
  • Promote the advancement and effective utilization of technology in products and processes.
  • Estimates and creates project budgets and schedules then self-manage to expectations.
  • Optimize, enhance, and renew existing/legacy platforms, process, and technologies.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to generate high-quality, cost-effective solutions in very short periods of time.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple high visibility projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors, and vendors.
  • Provide technical leadership for large-scale engineering projects.
  • 25% travel expected. Qualifications:
    • Engineering Bachelor/Master's degree, ideally in electrical, software, control engineering and/or design.
    • 10 years of practical engineering and innovation experience.
    • In-depth experience with common industrial programming languages, HMI designs, industrial communications, smart machine, AI/machine learning, machine automation hardware/software, advanced sensory systems including machine visions.
    • Ability to apply and integrate knowledge of other related engineering fields or experts to own area of expertise.
    • Collaborative team player who plays well with others, interdepartmentally and cross functionally to achieve company goals.
    • Activelistener, unites team members, and seeks resolution.
    • Strategic thinker who enjoys innovation and problem solving and goes above and beyond to identify root causes.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
    • History of taking accountability and initiative.
    • Takes ownership ofwork, persistently striving for resolution.
    • Consistently drives productivity and positive change. Eligibility Requirements:
      • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
      • Must be willing to take and successfully pass a drug test.

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