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Controls Systems Engineer II



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Software Engineering
Billerica, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) is reinventing the $1 trillion+ worldwide manufacturing industry so that engineers can build anything they imagine while reducing environmental impact. With the market’s most robust 3D printing hardware, software and material solution, a world-class team, great customers and abundant capital, we’re well placed to continue our growth and innovation.

We're looking for a Controls Systems Engineer II who is passionate about 3D printing, system design, GUI development, dashboarding, data acquisition and analysis, manufacturing systems, continuous improvement, and cross-functional collaboration. Technical aptitude, attention to detail, and a creative mindset are essential for this role. You'll be a valuable member of our highly collaborative team that manufactures 3D printing consumable filaments.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Engineering Manager.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as functional lead to utilize Python and SQL to control equipment and implement effective data monitoring systems
  • Design, specify, install, start up, troubleshoot, and improve upon process control systems, plant floor systems, business systems, and equipment
  • Develop architecture integrating various control/data systems to enable plant scalability and productivity
  • Contribute to cross-functional efforts to implement process improvements (reliability, waste, product quality, safety, cost) to meet business needs
  • Employ strong troubleshooting skills to diagnose critical issues on the production floor and rapidly test/deploy iterative fixes that drive long-term resolution
  • Stay up to date on the state of technology in control and computer hardware/software to effectively plan for future projects and upgrade equipment
  • Ensure that all proposed changes are documented and controlled using the established change management process
  • Be the first point of contact to troubleshoot electrical and controls system related issues

We’re looking for:

  • Experienced with Python and SQL programming languages for embedded systems
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and utilize SCADA systems to monitor and maintain KPIs
  • Solid grasp of electronic fundamentals and EE design principles
  • Ability to set up and troubleshoot networked devices as well as integrate them with cloud/enterprise software
  • Familiar with Inductive Automation’s Ignition Platform
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, analytical and process improvement techniques
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering or Computer Science and at least 2-3 years of relevant electrical/software controls manufacturing controls systems development experience is required, or 5+ years of hands-on experience

Important Note:

Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!

#fulltime #onsite

Why Markforged?
Help us reinvent manufacturing.
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
Perks & Benefits
For all US-based roles, we offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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