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Automation Engineer

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EPSN Workforce is expiring a huge demand in the European industry for Automation engineers in all production sectors i.e. paper, automotive, pharma, food and agricultural industry and water treatment.  All areas where automation is a central element. We are looking for Engineers who are experts and who have the knowledge and ability to design, create, develop and manage systems for example factory automation, process automation and warehouse automation.

Candidates will be marketed as candidate VIP service throughout Europe by a EPSN Workforce campaign and as a sales-force effort.

Job description

Competence Requirements:

4+ years’ experience with:

  • Development and design of automation solutions in production and set direction for automation development in production, including cobots and robots. Optimization is key to roles based on the technical specifications of equipment.
  • Providing advice and establish and optimize process lines and production equipment.
  • Production support, trouble shooting and troubleshooting on existing facilities
  • Documentation tasks, being the solution to system crashes, troubleshooting on automation systems, user administration, user control, configuration and validated state, and replacement of hardware and software components.
  • Knowledge about the 1-2 of the five language families in the PLC programming domain: Function Block Diagram, Ladder Logic, Sequential Flow Chart, Structured Text, Instruction List.
  • Knowledge about new general-purpose programming languages such as Python or Java instead. C and C++. These skills depend on the type of environment they will work in. It’s also interesting if equipment specific languages like Siemens S7, Bradley etc. have been used.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as ZigBee, Z-Wave, MQTT, OPC UA.
  • Understanding networking and web technologies such as the HTTP protocol, the TCP/IP stack, web services and APIs. Use of industrial communication protocols is also a plus.
  • Management, leadership/ supervisory experience & training.
  • English language level - B2 (Upper-Intermediate). Other languages are a plus.


Master’s degree in either electrical or mechanical engineering, could also include Industrial Engineers and other Engineers who has specialized after obtaining their degrees.  A master’s degree is not necessary but will be an advantage. Specialization in industrial automation can be achieved through additional training.


Creative thinking skills, Detail- oriented personality, Excellent manual dexterity, Ability to communicate well to other members of the teams, Good teamwork spirit and willing to take high work pressure and responsibility to solve the problem, Display integrity, and open attitude, Good skills of communication, Proactive, Good communicator, Flexible, Self-motivated, positive & continuous learning attitude.


Clarity, maturity and motivation on moving abroad to the right opportunity.

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