ID Vaga R-478422 Publicado na data 30 novembro 2023 CANDIDATAR

Automation Controls Specialist

Job Description Summary

As a member of the controls group, the Controls Specialist will provide direct support direct electrical support for existing and new production equipment. This includes:
- Identifying and implementing corrective actions for equipment for improved performance.
- Assisting the electronic technicians with troubleshooting.
- One of a group of plant controls specialists who are SMEs for technical direction.
- Support and coordination with the manufacturing team to improve overall equipment operating efficiencies. Supports efforts for continuous improvements of safety, quality, and cost.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.


  • Focus on production equipment:  identify critical issues on equipment that are negatively affecting performance, formulate corrective actions to these issues, and implement these actions in a timely manner. 

  • Follow all relevant safety, quality, and technical procedures in the process.

  • Act as a controls resource for manufacturing projects, or assist the controls specialist in project support. 

  • Proficiency in electrical design, machine controls, programming, and troubleshooting highly desired, with knowledge of established safety standards.

  • Technical Capability in Electrical Troubleshooting:  respond to calls from the production floor to diagnose and fix electrical issues with machinery. 

  • Flexibility for shift coverage required, as needed for business requirements and requested by the supervisor.

  • Communicate with production leadership in terms of priority and status.

  • Document work performed in a timely and detailed manner in work logs.

  • Professional Support Attitude: work closely with production operators and technicians to resolve issues in a timely manner.

  • Availability to respond to occasional calls on nights and weekends. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • An active member of the manufacturing team to drive performance.

  • Critical member of a multi-functional teams focused on new process and new equipment design, build, and installation.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Qualifications


  • H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. or Vocational/Technical School Diploma (Curriculum: Electrical Fundamentals, Electrical Troubleshooting)

  • Preferred: Associate's Degree in Electronics / Electrical related field.

  • Required: Certification (Any schooling for electrical fundamentals, troubleshooting)


  • Minimum of 2 years Electrical Troubleshooting such as reading machine schematics, investigating wiring and component issues, PLC and ladder logic solving or Robotic systems and Vision systems.


  • Controls – Understanding and experience with Allen-Bradley PLC programming a plus. Experience working with electrical drives and robotics a plus. General PC skills required.

  • Machinery – A background in electro-mechanical systems and troubleshooting them, especially in a manufacturing environment, is a plus.

  • Documentation – Must be diligent in daily use of machine logs to record the work performed. · Reliability – Electronic technician coverage is vital to plant operations, must be very reliable.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 

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US BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (United States of America)

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