Sr. Instrumentation Controls Engineer

  • Location
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Electrical

We are currently recruiting for the role of Sr. Instrumentaion Engineer for our client in Raleigh. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, documentation and calibration of all facility/process instrumentation. You have solid instrumentation engineering skills; demonstrated ability to plan and implement instrumentation work such as troubleshooting, repairs, maintenance, minor upgrades, and support the commissioning and integration of new instrumentation into the facility, as well as support major upgrades to existing instrumentation.
as a member of the Facilities team, you will actively participate as a team member on assigned plant projects and provides technical support to team members on a variety of instrumentation and control equipment. You are a motivated, self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast paced environment.


Lead the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and calibration of instrumentation and control systems on process equipment.
Supervise work execution on site, develop procedures and instruction for the maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and control system to ensure compliance to safety, specifications and procedures in order to achieve highest quality of the work.
Manage calibration contractors and suppliers to ensure compliance with all company and site procedures, policies and guidelines.
Populate inputs into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to ensure data and history of equipment maintenance activities are captured accurately.
Provide input to the maintenance planner with regard to instrument maintenance activities for proper work assignment and timing.
Formulate a plan, review and analyze the preventive maintenance strategy for the equipment instrumentation in order to achieve highest efficiency of the activities for reliable and safe operation.
Provide technical advice during troubleshooting and corrective action of instrument breakdown or failures to find the root cause and best solution in order to restore the functionality back to normal.
Responsible for the quality of product through the calibration and maintenance of production instrumentation and controls.
Manage the completion of scheduled and unscheduled work orders and preventative maintenance duties, while completing required documentation.
Recognize and troubleshoot malfunctioning instrumentation and controls without direct supervision.
Monitor spare parts and inventory for critical instrumentation to ensure availability when required in order to minimize production interruption.
Establish new inventory where
Assist in the training of plant personnel on new and/or modified equipment or procedures relating to instrumentation.
Assist with validations and revalidations, as needed.
Provide technical input during the procurement process for contract, materials and service requisitions where required so that all technical requirements are addressed properly to protect company interest.
Identify, study, propose, and implement areas for improvement in the field of instrumentation to enhance operation and improve total equipment reliability.


Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumentation & Control, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (required).
Minimum 5 years of industrial experience in a regulated environment (food, beverage, or pharmaceutical).
Minimum 2 years of plant instrumentation experience in installation, maintenance and calibration in a regulated environment (food, beverage, or pharmaceutical).
Working knowledge of the tools and test equipment used for testing and calibrating, repairing and maintaining production instruments and controls
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend blueprints, electrical schematics and engineering specifications
A basic understanding of electrical principals the National Electrical Code
Experience with a variety of electronic and pneumatic test instruments, hand tools, supplies and other shop equipment


“Hands-on” expertise and general safe-handling practices with technologies used in instrumentation and control systems.
Experience with analog and digital electronics, particularly motor control electronics, fiber optics communications, precision opto-mechanical assemblies, and associated software.
Experience in problem solving, documentation, testing and troubleshooting of complex electronic and mechanical systems.
Strong willingness to learn all instrumentation technologies that are required to fulfill job duties.
Ability to use hand and power tools effectively.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to provide informal leadership of others, such as directing the work of staff not under direct supervision.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Problem solving: identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Interpersonal Skills

Apply now for immediate consideration. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE NOT PROVIDED.

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