Automation Programmer Electrical Engineer


Ormond Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  3481
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

The Automation Programmer is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the SCADA system. The programmer will help with improving the SCADA system to ensure business performance is reached at its highest level at both the Ormond Beach, Florida and the Sidney, Ohio sites.


Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with internal “customers” to discuss and document their business reporting and visualization requirements.
  • Design and create custom business applications to collect, analyze and report data critical to plant operations.
  • Develop reporting solutions by interfacing to existing data repositories, extracting data, manipulating data, and displaying it for the computer users in a dashboard format.
  • Analyze application performance and debug and/or repair, as necessary.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and presentation). Able to work in a Team Environment.
  • Must be a self-motivated and Results driven employee.
  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities. This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment/devices, guarding, as well as safe work practices.
  • Maintain work area in safe condition by ensuring the work area is clean and orderly.
  • Follow all established Quality procedures and instructions.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Electrical or Computing engineering field from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience, preferably in a high speed, cGMP environment.
  • Experience working on computer hardware systems and operating system software
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Operation is highly desired. Knowledge of basic manufacturing principles is required.
  • Demonstrated skills in gathering information, design, configuration, integration, and implementation of process control systems including HMI packages, SCADA systems, PLC controllers, and PC networking technology.
  • Must have experience in:
    • Programing PLC’s, HMIs, and Scada systems
      • Allen Bradley experience is a plus.
  • Must have experience programming Ignition Software .
  • Proficient in C+, .net, Python, HTML, CSS, SQL, and Java programming languages.
  • Experience with Oracle and SQL Server is a plus, including in writing SQL queries and stored procedures in Oracle or SQL Server.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with liquid compounding and batching, liquid fill production
  • FDA regulated facility working knowledge and experience in cGMP is desired.


Working Relationships

  • Edgewell teammates, contractors, and regulatory agencies
  • Position is based in Ormond Beach, FL


Work Environment

  • Some travel may be required
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment, including ambient temperature areas.
  • Work schedule is projected to be typical business hours, but work may be required on night shifts and weekends to support business needs.
  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Broad capability and knowledge in Edgewell core process areas
  • Strong rapport across functional groups
  • Work independently
  • Willingness to develop skills
  • Must be detailed oriented


The salary range for this position is $80,000 - 90,000. Actual base salary offered to a candidate may vary based upon factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance. 




Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.