Industrial Automation Engineer

Echt, Netherlands

Job Reference 1237123

Location Echt, Netherlands

Industry Process - Manufacturing

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 16, 2024

Job Title: Industrial Automation Engineer
Location: Echt (Nederland) or Herentals (Belgium)
Experience Level: Mid-Senior Level
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Contract to Permanent

The role:
As an Industrial Automation Programmer, you will operate within the Industrial Automation department at our client's locations in Echt or Herentals. You will be involved in internal projects or assigned to various client projects. Your primary responsibilities include programming installations, machinery, or components and delivering completed work with control documentation. Regular collaboration with the lead engineer and/or project manager on planning and progress is crucial. Additionally, you will play a key role in mentoring junior programmers.


  • Programming installations, machinery, or components
  • Coordination and communication with the lead engineer and/or project manager regarding planning and progress
  • Mentorship of junior programmers


  • Bachelor's degree in Automation and/or Control Engineering
  • Knowledge of factory organizations or machine construction, safety, and government regulations
  • Familiarity with various relevant systems for drive technology and industrial fieldbus systems is a plus
  • Ability to read electrical hardware schematics and/or P&ID diagrams
  • Proficient in software packages for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and planning; expertise in PLC control and SCADA systems (e.g., Siemens S7 / TIA Portal / PCS7 / Beckhoff / Allen Bradley / WinCC)
  • Experience in testing and commissioning control installations at (end) customers
  • Fluent in Dutch; proficiency in English and/or German, both written and spoken

The client:
Our client, a pioneer in leveraging technology and collaboration to enhance industrial success, is on a mission to eliminate capacity and expertise constraints in industrial organizations. They strive to enhance industrial performance by combining expertise, innovation, capacity, and flexibility. The company values integrity, human-centric technology, creativity, enjoyment of work, and a stylish approach to collaboration. Their services are founded on the fusion of human expertise and technology, forming customized teams to meet client needs. The client also provides comprehensive project solutions and shares technological knowledge with clients, offering training and knowledge-sharing to optimize industrial operations.

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