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Tracking Code
5793
Job Description

We at H.B. Fuller embrace a shared set of beliefs and competencies that direct the way we operate and express our fundamental principles about how we will achieve success. We strive to hire talent that demonstrates our beliefs and our competencies.

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for an Automation Engineer who's main focus will be on:

  • Development and improvement of the automation systems within SPS and visualization;
  • Working on engineering projects within the Nienburg site, but also other facilities across the region as needed;
  • Definition of engineering standards for the plant or across the region;
  • Advising and supporting non-engineering staff or other EIMEA facilities on technical topics;
  • Focus on electrical Systems and control systems including software and hardware;
  • Support the ISO 50001 Energy Management System for Nienburg.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Support the engineering team in projects and process improvements.
  • Work with external equipment suppliers, complete technical specifications and obtain quotes.
  • Supervise and coordinate external programmer and electrician for projects, daily business and maintenance.
  • Start-up of new equipment and production lines, including training of production staff, with special focus on safe operation.
  • Participating in hazard studies (PSM, safety checks, inspections, MOC).
  • Support the engineering team in preparation of engineering project proposals and capital expenditure requests.
Required Skills

We at H.B. Fuller embrace a shared set of beliefs and competencies that direct the way we operate and express our fundamental principles about how we will achieve success. We strive to hire talent that demonstrates our beliefs and our competencies.


POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for an Automation Engineer who's main focus will be on:
• Development and improvement of the automation systems within SPS and visualization;
• Working on engineering projects within the Nienburg site, but also other facilities across the region as needed;
• Leading instrumentation & process control (incl. electrical work) related projects independently;
• Definition of engineering standards for the plant or across the region;
• Advising and supporting non-engineering staff or other EIMEA facilities on technical topics;
• Focus on electrical systems and control systems including software and hardware;
• Support the ISO 50001 Energy Management System for Nienburg
• Must be flexible i.e. accommodate the changes as per requirements and good team player


PRIMARY DUTIES

• Support the engineering team in projects and process improvements.
• Leading instrumentation & process control (incl. electrical work) projects
• Work with external equipment suppliers, complete technical specifications and obtain quotes.
• Supervise and coordinate external programmer and electrician for projects, daily business and maintenance.
• Start-up of new equipment and production lines, including training of production staff, with special focus on safe operation.
• Participating in hazard studies (PSM, safety checks, inspections, MoC).
• Support the engineering team in preparation of engineering project proposals and capital expenditure requests.

Required Experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Technical/Engineering degree with focus on electrical systems and process automation;
• Level of education: Dipl/Ing, Master or Bachelor Degree
• Strong experience in programming and software engineering;
• min. 3 – 5 years’ experience in engineering;
• Good experience in Siemens S7 (classic and TIA-Portal, WinCC, and Wonderware (preferable);
• Project Management experience would be an asset
• Ability to work independently;
• Good team worker with high communication skills, ability to enthuse others and drive demanding projects;
• Good spoken & written English and German language capability;
• Previous experience in chemical industry ideal, possibly plastic processing industry, either work experience or internships;
• Willingness to travel 30% of time, during start-up of production lines;
• Good computer skills, MS Office and e.g. MS Project;
• Basic knowledge/experience in CAD systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Degree in Engineering related discipline, preferably electrical Engineering with focus on automation or technical computer Science with focus on automation;
• Technical apprenticeship degree desirable;
• Track record of success for various substantial projects.

Job Location
Nienburg, Germany
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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