Automation Engineer

January 20, 2023

  • Full Time
  • Skellefteå
  • Work Visa Required

On behalf of the client, we are looking for an Automation Engineer

No. of Positions: 6 to 8
Location: Skellefteå, Sweden
Joining date: As quickly as possible
Experience level: 3+ years

Accommodation will provide near to the office

Job scope function

  • The role is a part of the Industrial Automation Engineering team improving and maintaining the factory automation system.
  • The role involves working intimately with the design team to design and implement a highly automated production process.
  • The roles also involve working intimately with the Software Engineering Team, responsible for the higher-level system such as MES, ERP and PLM. The production environment has very high demands on cleanness, up-time to reach the set quality level, production efficiency and traceability. It will require a combination of proven technologies and design of new innovative solutions.

Required education experience

  • Degree in Electronic/Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Computing, Software Engineering or similar.
  • Experience within Industrial Automation in process-driven industries such as: Mining, Paper Mill, Semiconductors, Fine Chemicals, Pharma, Food etc.
  • Experience with sensors and instrumentation
  • Experience with PLC/SCADA, especially Siemens, Beckhoff, and ABB 800xA
  • Experience in OPC connectivity and MES interfaces
  • Experience in writing technical documentation (Requirement specifications, Functional design, UML, Test Cases, Test Records)

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Develop, maintain, and implement the automation system in the factory
  • Commissioning of new equipment
  • Fault finding as part of the maintenance procedure
  • Work together with the Industrial Automation System Design team to test and verify upgrades and test applications.
  • Identify and interact with key automation solution suppliers
  • Be part of the team that will give our operations team the tools to run the most advanced and efficient
  • production factory in the world.
  • Author and review Engineering Design Documentation (Requirement specifications, Functional design,
  • Logic diagrams, Test Cases, Test Records)
  • Implement, test and commission systems in the aforementioned technologies
  • Participate in R&D activities for piloting of new technologies and their suitability to production environments
  • Participate in education and knowledge transfer workshops
  • Cost estimations for projects and change requests. Provide input for quoting and planning works
  • Code review and test of other’s work as well as improving and defining code review practices
  • Participate in and contribute towards design forums and improvement meetings for technical improvement and optimization of software processes

Specific skills, abilities and personal success factors

  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Passionate about solving complex problems with technology in a simple yet innovative way
  • Track-record of successful implementation of advanced automation systems in relevant industries
  • Development of control system architecture
  • Design, implement and testing of PLC code delivering desired system functionality
  • Good experience working with servo drives and motion technology
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
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