Jobs at Gerresheimer

Controls Engineer

650 Highway 74 South, United States | Peachtree City | Full-time

Job Description

Systematic problem solving and optimization of all automation tasks, development and collaboration on smart automation projects in assembly.

  • All tasks of the function must always be interpreted in the context of cooperation with superiors, production departments and the respective responsible departments in the company.
  • Analyzing the main causes of process rejects, machine downtimes and product defects
  • Derivation of specific measures and projects for the causes of process rejects, machine downtimes and product defects
  • Measures to achieve and stabilize the target KPIs (OEE, CNQ)
  •  Independent implementation of specific measures and projects to optimize the processes used in ongoing production. This is done in terms of production and automation technology from a qualitative and economic point of view
  • Planning, initiating and monitoring automation projects.
  • Testing, proposing and implementing new production processes and systems, taking into account operational requirements as well as qualitative and economic aspects
  • Carrying out change control procedures for technical or product-related change
  •  Creating technical documentation (technical instructions, maintenance plans, operating instructions)
  • Technical contact person for customers and various suppliers. • Internal technical contact (e.g. for managers, customer service)
  • Participation in discussions with project teams on topics such as GMS, SCRAP initiatives, etc.
  • Software-side source code review
  • Knowledge of various programming languages and their application (C, C++, HTML, flow language)


  • Knowledge acquired in the course of at least 3 years of technical (technical) university studies (e.g. automation technology, medical technology or similar) and extended by at least 5 years of experience in a function in the field of process optimization/mechanical engineering/project manager in manufacturing companies, preferably in the glass industry, pharmaceuticals or other GMP environment.
  • 2-3 years' experience in control technology, understanding of reading and writing source code
  • 3-4 years' experience in the analysis and optimization of manufacturing processes
  • 3-4 years' experience using IT applications
  • 4+ years of communicating with all levels of management
  • 3 years' experience writing technical reports
  • 3 years' experience in project management
  • 3 years' experience problem solving
  • 2 years' experience presenting to large groups
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Six Sigma certified 

Additional Information

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


Food & drinks

We have a self -serve break area with drinks, snacks & light finger food for purchase.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities. We offer education reimbursement.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer the following benefits: 401 K Match up to 4.5%, Medical/ RX/ Dental/ Vision, Life LTD & STD, Optional Accidental / Critical Care and Illness & Hospitalization, Optional Spouse & Child

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Wellness & other incentives

Referral program, Gym incentive, Pacer step challenge

Note: Benefits might vary depending on the position.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 12,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2023 of around EUR 2bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. All applicants are considered without any regard to color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status. Preference is given to hiring people with disabilities.

Interested? Apply today!