Automation Engineer – Sanem ,Luxembourg – knauf insulation

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The Automation Engineer will be introduced in the RMW software technology by the Engineering Manager for Automation.

The Goal is to learn the logic of control for a RMW line resp. plant. They will put together control packages, scopes and will also be responsible to manage and archive engineering and design documentation.

Later on they will be a part of the commissioning team on site. By mid term, this Automation Engineer will be part of the maintenance team of the new plant, to guarantee with their knowledge, a high efficiency line.

Your tasks:

  • Deliver P&ID’s together with the Mechanical Technology Engineering Managers for the different processes in RMW
  • Deliver functional descriptions together with the Mechanical Technology Engineering Managers for the different processes in RMW
  • Develop and define operational concepts.
  • Develop and define SCADA pictures.
  • Develop and define internal operation network.
  • Develop and maintain engineering standards and practices, which are already within the department, update guideline documents when needed
  • Deliver and verification of scope specifications / requirements with Technology Engineering Managers in order to lead the design of electrical systems and prevent scope / design changes
  • Keep relationships with outside manufacturers and vendors in order to facilitate design and staying up to date with new technologies
  • Validate tendering and deliver bid comparisons for several scopes.
  • Validate intermediate and final as build documentation (software, operation manual)
  • Archive engineering and design information, drawings, software and related reference lists for each scope package.
  • Manage suppliers and their scope from automation point of view.
  • Supervise the commissioning of scope packages.
  • Support in problem solving of deficiencies.
  • Finally improve the control systems of the whole line over a certain period, means closing the gap between process and the logic of control.
  • Control of the sensitive equipment, being able to avoid a stop of the line. Act as trouble shooter in case of a line shutdown.


1st year based in Visé, Belgium, with very frequent trips to Skofia Loka, Slovenia. Ideally, the candidate could also be located in Slovenia for a few months.

Later on based in Sanem, Luxemburg

Your profile:

  • Bachelor in automation engineering
  • 5 -10 + years of experience
  • Excellent English, German and French skills
  • Must be able to work appropriately as an automation, be self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised as well.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team with engineering and Project managers; work within deadlines and adjust external resources as required.
  • Having the ability to create and maintain a positive relationship
  • Being organized in archiving documents (supported by different software tools)
  • To be assertive and have self-confidence in presenting and supporting conclusions, having communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to multi-task and prioritize work (different projects and technologies)
  • Having a good knowledge of computer software tools (Siemens Automation S7/1500, WINCC, AutoCAD, MS office, …)
  • Ability to be a creative thinker; willingness to try new approaches.

Our offer:

  • A challenging job in an international environment
  • An opportunity to develop your career
  • A competitive salary and fringe benefits

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