Job Details

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Machine Controls Engineer

91 West Forest Grove Road, United States | Vineland | Full-time

Job Description

Reports to the Senior Director of Engineering and is responsible for performing core design, creation & development of software utilized to control equipment and inspection systems.  Individuals working at this level are fully competent within a specific discipline, manage projects within an established program and require little technical guidance from others.

  • Support and advise engineering group with hardware selection to insure that selected hardware will be able integrate with software platform.
  • Create software systems to primarily be used in a manufacturing environment.  Software system will integrate hardware and software components, manipulate and output data as required and provides user interface to be used by factory operator and engineering.
  • Structures project activity to meet Performance, Spending and Schedule Goals.
  • Support factory with troubleshooting and setup of installed and operational inspection system.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and self-manage time to insure that project timelines are maintained.
  • Supports GMS initiative through team participation
  • Observe all safety precautions, rules and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of Electrical Engineering degree
  • 10yrs experience in machine controls related to manufacturing industry (consider 5 years with strong work record)
  • Proficient in computer hardware interfacing and computer user interactions
  • Proficient with with PLC's and HMI's software development (Allen Bradley/Siemens/Direct Logic)
  • Familiarity with Ethernet networking and ModBus serial communications

Additional Information

  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply the Gerresheimer Management System.
  • Capable of autonomous work in professional business environments.
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to handle pressure of time constraints in meeting departmental goals.
  • Detail oriented, Strong organizational skills.  

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

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