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VPE Engineer (Hardware Engineer)

Company: Diverse Lynx
Location: Muskegon
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: VPE Engineer (Hardware Engineer)
Job Location: Muskegon, MI (Onsite Locals/willing to relocate)
Duration: Fulltime

Mandatory skills
Skill summary
Years of exp
Self-Rating out of 5

Life Science/Pharma Domain

Hardware Engineering

Automation & Control


Emerson DeltaV

Allen-Bradley / Rockwell



Must have skills: PLC, Life Science/Pharma/Healthcare/Biotech Domain.

Roles & Responsibilities: The Vendor Packaged Equipment (VPE)/PLC Engineer will be focused on the configuration and review of the vendor packaged equipment and PLCs. The Engineer will work with client and Vendors to perform technical reviews of project documentation and to provide software and some hardware support as required.

Technical skills

  • Capable of comparing input specifications for hardware, software, and system architecture to provide recommendations that meet explicit and implicit requirements for client OT systems
  • Knowledgeable about industrial networking (Ethernet IP, Profibus, Fieldbus, HART), instrumentation & actuators, low voltage electrical systems, and drives to be able to review and comment on vendor hardware documentation, once available
  • Competent with automation software packages (DeltaV DCS and Rockwell PLC) to be able to review and comment on vendor software packages, once available
  • Knowledgeable of DCS and PLC system architecture to able to assist with design and installation/cutover of new and existing systems.
  • Willing and able to learn more about ABB 800xA and HIMAx systems that will be utilized in the non-DeltaV/Rockwell project scope, due to vendor equipment integration to these OT systems
  • Oversight of OT equipment installation to approved specifications, followed by commissioning/startup and validation activities

    Soft skills

    • Comfortable working with multiple parties that have different work scopes on the project: vendors, the site EPCM, and client representatives, to align with client's OT design and standards.
    • Ability to identify concerns around OT equipment and speaking up to client OT leadership and site EPCM leadership during demolition/installation phases, as they arise
    • Can work independently and collect required information from various sources on-site (e.g. meetings & interviews, information requests, physical measurements and file collection)
    • Available for technical queries from client's contractors/client and communication of findings to client OT leadership
    • Comfortable working in a construction environment and the associated safety training/requirements adherence from client

      Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination. All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role. We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.

Keywords: Diverse Lynx, Grand Rapids , VPE Engineer (Hardware Engineer), Engineering , Muskegon, Michigan

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