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Randstad Instrument and Controls Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts

Instrument and Controls Engineer

job details:

  • location:Framingham, MA

  • salary:$30.79 - $45.06 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, January 8, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:814701

job description

Instrument and Controls Engineer

job summary:

A Instrument and Controls (I&C) Engineer is needed for a global healthcare leader that discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patient's needs in the Framingham, MA area. The I&C Engineer II is a technical role who is a member of the Project Engineering team and is accountable for the design, support and troubleshooting of upstream and downstream bioprocessing equipment.

location: Framingham, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $30.79 - 45.06 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Function as a technical specialist on process equipment or systems; troubleshooting of equipment, update engineering documentation, and describe technical problems to other SMEs.

  • Execute concurrent projects with some supervision.

  • Interpret and execute policies and procedures.

  • Execute tasks, under the minimal direction of technical supervisors, to complete the project within schedule.

  • Utilize quality systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Provide support for documentation changes

  • Develop and manage change controls

  • Comply with requirements from company Safety Program including Health and Safety regulations and OSHA requirements.


  • 4+ years relevant industry experience.

  • Wiring instrumentation and I/O points (pumps, valves, sensors)

  • Knowledge of different types of I/O signals (I.E. 4-20ma) and bus networks (i.e: DeviceNet, Profibus)

  • Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70e (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace)

  • Experience using DeltaV Diagnostics for troubleshooting I/O issues.

  • Experience reading and understanding electrical diagrams and P&IDs.

  • Understanding of computer networks and ability to configure IP Addresses within a network.


  • Experience troubleshooting DeltaV and Allen Bradley automation systems

  • Experience with OSISoft PI

  • Experience designing electrical panels.

  • Direct experience in a GMP environment.

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/biotech processes.

  • Direct experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry designing, supporting, and troubleshooting Upstream and Downstream process equipment.

Demonstrated skills in the following areas:

  • Problem solving and applied engineering

  • Basic technical report writing

  • Communication

  • Working knowledge of specialized equipment/processes.

  • General knowledge of Commissioning and Qualification.

  • Effectively interact with a variety of communication and working styles.



  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 4 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors (required)


  • Controls

  • Instrumentation

  • Manufacturing

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