Manufacturing Engineer

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Somerset, NJ, United States

Phone: 908-834-7773
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Manufacturing Engineer


Syracuse, NY 



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Job Description:

The candidate must be able to work onsite so local candidates only please. Candidate should expect to be onsite 100% at Syracuse, NY.


Must have list:

  • Bachelors of Science or equivalent experience in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field
  • 5+ years of manufacturing industry experience programming
  • 4+ years with SQL, C#, JAVA, HTML and XML
  • 4+ years of experience with Computing Hardware and communication systems including Ethernet infrastructure
  • Proficient MS Office


Position Summary:

  • The Digital Manufacturing Engineer is a key member of the Digital Plant team supporting digital systems at the Syracuse manufacturing plant.
  • The primary role of the Digital Manufacturing engineer is to provide engineering solutions for electronic paperwork, data analysis, and applications support.
  • The role will bring process information to Operators, Technicians and Engineers to assist them in making real-time decisions and improve process safety, efficiency and productivity.
  • The role will work with process experts in determining requirements, developing specifications, implementing hardware/software strategies, testing designs, providing support for manufacturing systems, and working safely and efficiently in a quality focused environment.
  • Client will provide training as necessary to enable skills in specific applications used to support this role.



  • Create and execute digitization solutions to eliminate paper records from conception to completion, with limited supervisory oversight
  • Understand Process Flow Diagrams, Standard Operating Procedures, Manufacturing Batch Records, and paper based forms to translate into an electronic format
  • Partner with cross functional teams across the site to understand requirements, evaluate appropriate level of electronic documentation, and deliver solutions
  • Test automation solutions to ensure accuracy and robustness of programming
  • Collaborate with third-party contractors, where necessary, to ensure electronic documentation meets user requirements
  • Author and execute SQL scripts to retrieve and analyze data
  • Application subject matter expert, or administrator, for digital software applications including, but not limited to, OSI PI, Syncade, Bio-G, Analytic Packages (Discoverant, SIMCA, SEEQ, etc.), Spotfire or Tableau
  • Deploy hardware, as necessary, in support of industrial software solutions
  • Provide on and potential off-hour support for industrial software systems
  • Lead training of automated solutions with operations staff as well as automation colleagues to ensure understanding of software programs functionality
  • Adhere to all plant safety procedures



Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:

  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft business applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Computing hardware and communication systems that include PCs, servers, thin clients, Ethernet infrastructure
  • Experience with SQL, C#, JAVA, HTML, XML.
  • Must be a hands-on individual, willing to take initiative, as well as ability to effectively work in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge of automation control methodologies is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable regulatory requirements is a plus.


Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science or equivalent experience in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field
  • 5+ years of manufacturing industry experience programming


Physical Demands:

  • Office-based position which requires appropriate levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) when field work is required.
  • Frequent repeated motions such as keyboarding is required.


Work Environment:

  • This position is based indoors and the employee will primarily be working with others, but also independently.
  • This position is a team & project-based position that will require occasional shift work, weekends, and holidays.


  • This position requires up to 0% of travel