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Harmac Medical Products Control & Automation Engineer III in Buffalo, New York

Control & Automation Engineer III

About the Organization Harmac Medical Products, Inc, based in Buffalo, N.Y. is a leading, award-winning contract manufacturer of single-use medical devices, serving the global marketplace for more than 40 years. With manufacturing locations in the U.S., Ireland and Mexico, the privately held company provides innovative technical solutions and manufacturing services for leading Fortune 500 med-tech companies and high potential start-ups. Harmac's mission is to change the lives of patients, employees and the communities in which we work.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Category Engineering

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Shift First

Number of Openings 1

Salary Range Starting Salary: $102-117K


Job Summary

Apply knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering theory and methods to the design of automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems control by performing the following duties.

Job Duties

  • Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of control systems and components, equipment, and machinery.

  • May be responsible for the installation and operational qualification of tool/jig, equipment, control system, PLC based hardware and software plus all associated documentation at all facility locations.

  • May use computer-assisted engineering, design software and equipment to perform assignments.

  • Applies principles and techniques of electrical/mechanical engineering to accomplish goals.

  • Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains products/equipment.

  • Trains employees, identifies, analyzes, and repairs product failures, orders and replaces parts as needed.

  • Determines and recommends which products or services best fit the project needs.

  • Demonstrates Harmac’s core values of honesty, integrity, and respect.

  • Other duties/projects as assigned.


  • Provides daily maintenance in specialized areas that require a multi-disciplinary base of technical understanding for complex troubleshooting, modification, assembly and/or testing.

  • Communicates with Plant Engineering Manager to gain approval/escalate necessary changes for plant maintenance.

  • Work is generally independent and collaborative.

Why work at Harmac?

Harmac provides our employees with more than just a great place to work. Our comprehensive benefits package, employee wellness program, and a suite of perks help our people to get the most out of their workplace experience.

Harmac offers the following perks and benefits to all employees:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401K

  • Paid holidays and vacations

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Quarterly bonuses

  • Summer scholarships for children and grandchildren of employees

  • On-site gym

  • Daily free fruit and on-site cafeteria

Starting Salary: $102-117K

Position Requirements

Analysis/Problem Solving

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

  • Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Skills/Technical Skills

  • Proficient in most, if not all, of the following competencies/skills: Instrument Control, Performance Analysis, Power Management, Process Optimization, Reliability Analysis, Schematic Capture, Statistical Process Control, Technical Troubleshooting, Control Systems, Device Integration, SCADA Architecture, Programmable Logic Control (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI), Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software.

  • Familiar with a variety of electrical and control system concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Familiar with medical device equipment design concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • PLC knowledge as well as Robotics training a plus.

  • Proficient in Solidworks or another type of design software (ACAD, Pro-E, etc.)

  • Equipment/system design (mechanical and electrical)

  • Hands on ability (basic electro-mechanical, wiring, etc)


  • Understands regulated type industries a plus.

  • Knowledge of medical device manufacturer and supplies knowledge a plus.

  • World-class manufacturing knowledge a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Automation or Controls Engineering, Electrical or Industrial Engineering, required.


  • 5-7 years related experience in the field or in a related field.

This position is currently accepting applications.