Automation Engineer in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job ID: SHA000669

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Position Summary:

Dynamic opportunity to bring Automation Engineering knowledge to the Analytics and Controls PPG. The goal is to help drive the “Build the Platform” initiative to completion

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implements automation platform standardization, automation system programming standards, and automation validation procedures. 

  • Provides guidance to Automation Technicians.  

  • Communicates directly with management and customers.

  • Responsible for records on installed base, upgrade rollouts, version control, maintenance and planned obsolescence. 

  • Stays current on advancements in automation and computer validation. 

  • Lead or participate in the automation of multiple large control systems including automation and validation.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and deep interest in the automation field

  • Creative thinking and how to implement on ideas within automation

  • Having knowledge and/or experience within Life Sciences helpful

  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills

  • Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Experience managing both internal and vendor resources

Job Requirements


  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline

  • 3-5 years of industrial experience in process control preferred, emphasis on leadership capabilities and breadth of understanding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working in the Life Sciences industry

Pall Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, military or protected veteran status or marital status.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.