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A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

Your Role:
As a Controls Engineer Intern at EMD Electronics, you will assist with developing equipment network communication applications for Delivery Systems and Services products (GASGUARD, CHEMGUARD, and POLYFLOW). Our products are used globally in the Semiconductor industry to supply hazardous gases and chemicals.

This position is an opportunity to grow the candidate’s skills in PLC-HMI-Embedded systems programming, hands-on laboratory operations, communication/collaboration, and MS Office proficiency.

The candidate will work closely with the software and firmware engineers, while interfacing with the manufacturing engineers, commercial team, quality functional test technicians, field service engineers, operations engineer, and outside vendors.
The assignment will take place onsite at Tek Park, Breinigsville, PA. with optional remote work opportunities.

Work Scope:
  • Create and test OMRON and SIEMENS PLC programs using ladder logic and structured function block format
  • Create and Test HMI graphic interface programs using IGNITION software
  • Create and test functional operation programs for Gas and Chemical delivery systems using an internal custom software editing tool

Who You Are:
  • Controls Engineering major preferred but other science fields considered
  • Strong communication/writing skills
  • MS Office
  • Experience in a collaborative environment
  • Desire to perform hands-on work in a laboratory environment

Basic Qualifications:
A Senior currently pursuing a BS degree in Software/Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

What we offer:
Become part of a great team to gain new skills and experience in the semiconductor industry. Our Internship Program provides a great onboarding experience, on-the-job training, and an unmatched culture.

With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

**All interns are employed by Randstad and assigned to EMD Electronics work locations.**