Sr. Staff Equipment Engineer - Controls

Location: USA - CA - Sunnyvale
Division: Engineering
# of Openings: 1


Job Description: Sr. Staff Equipment Engineer - Controls

Bloom faces an unprecedented opportunity to change the world and the way companies utilize energy. We have recently launched a “game changing” solution called “Always on” that will help companies power their primary business operations without disruption with cleaner, more reliable electricity generated on-site with no combustion.  We are looking for a Sr. Staff Equipment Engineer - Controls join our team in one of today’s most exciting technologies.

Location: This position is based in Sunnyvale, CA.


         Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and support equipment for fuel cell manufacturing and manage day to day equipment issues in a production environment.

  • Ability to make decisions on key technical issues in a demanding environment.

  • Working with design and process engineering to specify, design, source and build integrated automation and process control software.

  • Create procedures, train Maintenance personnel in the repair, and set up of new machinery or new process.


    Skills and Experience:

  • BS, or MS degree in mechanical, electrical/computer Engineering, computer science or equivalent.

  • Extensive (5-10 years) experience in Equipment Engineering supporting high volume manufacturing.

  • Experienced in PLC, HMI, motion control and material handling, including robotics. Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Omron, Siemens, Ignitions, Adept or Epson experience is a plus.

  • TCP/IP and industrial network infrastructure setup and maintenance

  • Experienced in C++/C# and database programming.

  • Competent in mechanical, pneumatics and electrical systems.

  • Good hands-on systems integration experience, troubleshooting, and start-up and commissioning of equipment into production environment.

  • Superior communication skills, (written, verbal and active listening.)

  • Highly motivated self-starter, capable of self-management with little to no oversight

    Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish effective cross-functional working relationships.

    About Bloom Energy:

    Bloom Energy’s mission is to make clean, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone in the world. The Company’s product, the Bloom Energy Server, delivers highly reliable and resilient, ‘Always-On’ electric power that is clean and sustainable. Bloom’s customers include twenty-five of the Fortune 100 companies and leaders in cloud services and data centers, healthcare, retail, financial services, utilities and many other industries. For more information, visit  

    Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.


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