Systems Engineer

  • Auburn, AL, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

From concept to design to execution, be part of the team that gets everyday products to people.

Grantek is a recognized leading provider of integrated automation and information solutions in the North American marketplace. Our clients are some of the worlds most respected Fortune 100 companies and recognized consumer brands: Mondelez, Brita, Molson Coors, Coca-Cola, Kraft-Heinz, to name a few.

You will work from our local client location near Auburn, Alabama. This position is contract and may be extended depending on client needs. 

Job Description

As a key member of Grantek’s Engineering Group, you will work directly with the client in Auburn, Alabama to create manufacturing solutions in a pharmaceutical environment. 

Key-skills and interests: high-level programming, database development, machine and process control, mechatronics.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Engineering and implementing real-time automation controls solutions
  • Manufacturing Execution System (MES) configuration, programming, debugging, and testing
  • Commissioning innovative solutions for our world-class customer base; finding, sharing and capitalizing on opportunities for improvement
  • Creating methodologies and performing complex problem-solving
  • Assisting coordination of efforts between Grantek employees and client
  • Completing documentation
  • Learning new technologies
  • Having fun and being challenged

Technologies Used:

  • SCADA Platforms: Inductive Automation Ignition, Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Wonderware, GE, Siemens, etc.
  • MES Platforms: Sepasoft Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Wonderware, etc.
  • Vision Platforms: Cognex, Datalogic, Keyence, etc.
  • PLC Programming Platforms: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Modicon, GE, etc.
  • System Networking: Ethernet, Routing and Switching, EthernetIP, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus, DH+, Remote IO, Modbus, etc.
  • HMI Platforms: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Wonderware, Schneider Electric, etc.
  • Servo Motion Control: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Emerson, Omron, etc.
  • Database Platforms: Microsoft SQL, Oracle, etc
  • Project Documentation: Microsoft Office


  • Experience in MES Implementations
  • Experience working as a Systems Engineer within a pharmaceutical environment
  • Successful completion of B.Sc. Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related Engineering Technology degree.
  • Working experience with some or all of the following programming tools:
    C/C++, HTML, .NET, SQL, VB, Database software, PLC programming, and Pascal. 
  • Experience with database programming considered an asset (DB IV, MS Access, MS SQL SERVER, Oracle, etc.).
  • Experience or proficiency with Multiple Operating Systems also seen as an asset (Win95, WinNT, Unix, QNX, etc.)
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.