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Automation Engineer BT

Oss, Netherlands

Job Description

Have you always wanted to work in a high-tech environment where we produce medicines that improve people's lives and well-being? Are PLCs and SCADA a piece of cake for you? Then we are looking for you! A background in electrical engineering is very welcome in this role.

We are looking for an Automation Engineer for our Biotech Operations organization in Oss

Are you, or do you know someone who has graduated in the direction of Electrical Engineering or (Process) Automation? Are you looking for a new job? Then read on and respond and/or share it with your network.

Welcome in our team:

Our Biotech location Oss makes medicines for oncology treatment and for women who do not conceive naturally (IVF). Together with 2 other Automation Engineers and the Automation Lead, you will be involved in the management and maintenance of a number of key automation systems, such as the Environmental Monitoring System (EMS), the Building Automation System (BMS), OSIsoft PI and SBOL. We are also sometimes involved as experts in innovation and investment projects. The automation team is part of the larger Digital Manufacturing Operations team (14 permanent employees and around 12 contractors).

Your role:

As an Automation Engineer, you are the expert for some automation systems and the person our internal customers ("the business") reach out to to make the operation run smoothly. You are involved in the operational management of systems such as process control systems (PCS), EMS and BMS. When new systems are introduced, you are involved and help validate and deploy the system. You help with initiating and executing projects, so that the implementation goes as smoothly as possible. You do this together with your colleagues and other specialists in the business. Where necessary, you help to solve (complex) problems.

Your profile:

A relevant and completed bachelor’s degree (Electrical Engineering, Automation, Process automation or industrial automation) in which you have preferably already gained experience in a relevant environment (pharma, food, chemistry) with malfunction investigations and system (automation) optimization.

You can deal with the various levels in the organization, from operators to managers. You are an easy talker and have a good understanding of the English language, Dutch is a pre.

Knowledge of systems such as Siemens PLC and DCS (S7/PCS7), SCADA (iFix / WinCC), BAS (DesigoCC) and industrial networks (Shop floor network, Profibus, Profinet, BacNet) is a pre.

We are looking for a person who learns easily and quickly, enjoys solving complex cases and considers safety to be of paramount importance.

We are a company that believes it is important that everyone is unique and wants to grow their knowledge and skills. We have a lot of possibilities to learn and develop yourself.

We offer:

Working with us means working together on health in an international working environment with dedicated colleagues. You will be given all the space you need to develop yourself and show who you are. We offer attractive terms of employment:

  • A competitive salary;
  • 35.5 vacation days;
  • 8% holiday allowance and 3% end-of-year bonus;
  • Incentive Plan;
  • An excellent pension;
  • Reimbursement.

At our organization:

Get up every morning to help save and improve lives around the world. You can put your creativity, digital skills, and your technical mastermind to work. Join us and start making your impact today.

We pride ourselves on being a company that brings together and embraces the power of diverse, talented, and dedicated people. The fastest way to innovate is to bring all ideas together in a safe environment with a diverse team. We encourage each other to respectfully challenge each other's thinking skills and solve problems together.

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Requisition ID: R281121

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