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Automation Engineer - Maryland

Frederick, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Proconex is the exclusive Emerson Impact Partner for Emerson Automation Solutions in the Mid-Atlantic region. We provide a full portfolio of Process Automation Control Systems, Valves and Control Devices, and related technologies and services to a range of customers—in the Life Sciences, Chemical, Power, Refining, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Paper, Metals, and other industries, as well as commercial enterprises and campus facilities. With three strategically located offices, Proconex maintains a deep dedication to its 200+ employees, a sharp focus on safety and quality, and the drive to deliver.



Proconex is looking to identify top tier talent in the areas of automation and manufacturing computer systems life cycle management. We are motivated to identify those that share our passion and can mirror the level of energy we put into ensuring that we remain on the cutting edge of the industry.

We are looking for tech savvy professionals with a proven track record in the SDLC (system development life cycle) of automated computer systems within biopharmaceutical environments. Due to our unique approach in meeting the demands of our customers, we are pursuing both individuals that can join our team long term as well as SMEs (subject matter experts) that would like to join us on a consulting basis.


This position will primarily be involved in the specification, design, and configuration of programmable logic controllers (PLC), distributed control systems (DCS), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and data historians (OSI PI). As part of an internal project team or supporting a client at their site, this role will interact with cross-functional groups to propose and assess modifications to equipment and processes to improve the efficiency of the operations to include preparing and executing engineering documentation, operating/maintenance procedures, commissioning and validation test plans for multiple process and utility systems.


  • 3 + years in control systems design and implementation. Preferably a broad technical base of experience in the SDLC of automated systems (process controls, MES, and/or data management).
  • Good process knowledge and a thorough understanding of engineering documents, process control (to include PLC/DCS/SCADA), networks, control systems and application engineering.
  • Working knowledge of structured methodologies for manufacturing systems such as programming skills. Experience with Emerson DeltaV and/or the Allen Bradley family of controller and interfaces are strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or similar FDA regulated industry is preferred along with experience in the development and execution of test plans, IQ, OQ, PQ validation protocols for new or upgraded integrated factory floor systems.

If you are interested in working in Maryland, apply today!


Proconex offers a standout culture, fantastic work environment, and has very competitive benefits to include premium medical, 401K match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and other unique incentives.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship. Also, we are not interested in working on a corp-to-corp basis with other companies at this time.

Any third-party unsolicited resume submission(s) will immediately become the property of Proconex. Proconex will not pay any fee to a submitting employment agency, person, or entity unless a signed agreement is established.

Proconex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected class. We are committed to providing a professional environment free of any discrimination or harassment, and we are proud to be a Drug-Free Workplace.



Frederick, MD



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