Process Optimisation Engineer

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Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France

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Job description

OPP Engineer - Process Optimisation Engineer

Key Skills: Engineering, Process, Automation and Controls
Locations x 2: Bordeaux or the region around Orleans, Vierzon, Gien, Bourges
Salary / Package: Competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, full company package and relocation assistance if required
Timeframe: Role has full sign off and budget
Interviews: Can be held at a time to suit within 1-3 weeks
Recruitment Partner: Airswift Account Manager: Robert Jones

Key Words:
Engineer, Analyst, Process, Optimisation, Controls, Automation, Control Loops, Control Logic, Industrial Process, Manufacturing, Plant, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mechatronics, Chemistry,

Our Business
"We are a leading company specialising in the process and automation industry. We are a globally recognised business, offering engineering solutions, process & automation technology, service and equipment to a range of industries and sectors including manufacturing, energy, environmental, metals and agricultural."

The position & experience required
We are currently expanding our process optimisation function and would like to expand our engineering and process team in France, with professional engineers to be based on our client sites in France. We can be open with regard your background, but preferably someone from the manufacturing / industrial sector would be beneficial (packaging, paper, boxes, textiles, chemicals, pulp and related products and processes).

The responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Suggest modifications on control logics and interlocking.
  • Make data analysis through the OPP system.
  • Synchronize control loops.
  • Identify problems or limitations on the process.
  • Consolidate projects reports.
  • Determine the main variable motives: problems on the project or limitation on the site; sensors / transmitters / valves failure and synchronization of control loops.
  • Develop advanced control strategies.

Technical experience

  • Intermediate Level English.
  • Knowledge in automation and control (PID Controller, synchronization of control loops, process types: self-regulated / integrator; process modeling: 1st order, 2nd order, dead time)
  • Microcomputers (Windows, outlook and office package).
  • Basic knowledge of instrumentation.
  • Basic knowledge of electrics.

Preferably you will have a complete higher education including: Electrical engineering, electronics, mechatronics, chemistry, automation and control.
A Post-graduation in an engineering field would be an added advantage.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not 'tick all the boxes', but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager Robert Jones.