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Automation Programmer

Automation Programmer

Posting Date: 

Fargo, ND, North Dakota, United States

Business Area:  Pharma
Company:  Körber Medipak Systems


Ideas need initiative.


Korber Medipak Systems North America is part of the Körber Group, which is an international technology group with around 11,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with 140 production, service, and sales companies and offers its customers solutions, products, and services in the Business Areas of Supply Chain, Pharma Systems, Tissue, Tobacco, Corporate Ventures and Körber Digital. We are part of the Business Area, Pharma Systems, which provides high quality solutions for the production, inspection and packaging of pharmaceutical products and unites seven internationally successful companies under one roof. We are the industry leader for pharma packaging and inspection technology, and the only to provide a range from serialization solutions to packaging and inspection machines, systems and services.



  • Develop machine processes with support from mechanical engineering
  • Assist with the selection of electrical components
  • Create programs to control machines using B&R Automation Studio 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 & Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • Experience in programming PLC’s, robots, and creating operator interfaces preferred
  • Experience with B&R Automation Studio and B&R components 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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