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Controls and Automation Engineer

Controls and Automation Engineer

Posting Date:  Jan 13, 2021

Fargo, ND, North Dakota, United States

Business Area:  Pharma
Company:  Körber Pharma

Fargo Automation is part of the Koerber Group, a globally active enterprise driven by technology and innovations in the machinery business. Fargo Automation is active in the pharmaceutical and medical device sector with a focus on the automation of processes for our customers. We develop and engineer machines for handling of syringes and packaging of medical devices from secondary packaging to pallet. We also offer customized automation solutions in these markets.



  • Develop machine processes with support from mechanical engineering
  • Assist with the selection of electrical components
  • Create programs to control machines using Allen Bradley Studio 5000 software
  • Design HMIs for machine control using Allen Bradley FTView Studio ME software
  • Review the safety circuit design and complete machine safety system programming
  • Provide suggestions for design improvements or changes during all phases of machine design
  • Integrate third party equipment into machine functions
  • Debug and prepare the machine for factory acceptance testing (FAT)
  • Review the operating manuals prepared by the technical writer
  • Travel to the customer’s facility for machine integration and site acceptance testing (SAT)
  • Communicate and interact with customers in a positive and professional manner


Experience and Qualifications

  • BS. degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • Experience in programming PLC’s, robots, and creating operator interfaces preferred
  • Familiarity with other programming languages a plus (Python, C++, C#, VB)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 25%


We Offer

  • Modern work environment with open culture towards improvements and new ideas
  • Global operating company with a wide customer basis and a growing business
  • International cooperation within group-expert network to implement corporate wide concepts
  • Work on a team with a focus on meeting or exceeding customer requirements
  • Attractive compensation package including health, dental, vision insurance and retirement plan

Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

Körber Pharma is a Business Area of Körber, an international technology group with around 10,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. At Business Area Pharma we offer a unique portfolio of integrated solutions that deliver the difference along the pharma value chain. Spanning our in-depth expertise in consulting, inspection, handling, packaging machines and materials, track & trace and software, Körber has always the right solutions to unlock the potential of our customer’s productivity. With proven understanding of pharma process and regulation challenges, Körber is the partner to make the most out of pharma and biotech production for customers.

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