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Automation Engineer

Requisition Number: N/A

Region: Europe
Country: The Netherlands
City: Hillegom


The Automation Engineer develops and optimizes economical industrial processes. Responsibilities involve designing equipment, installing control systems, and starting, running and upgrading the processes. Quality, environmental protection and health and safety aspects are significant elements of the job. Work is project-orientated and the engineer may be working on a number of projects simultaneously, all at various different stages, at any given time. The work calls for effective collaboration with colleagues in other EU and US plants.

  • Develop dedicated production processes (molding, assembly, packaging).
  • Specify suitable process equipment (assembly, machines and utilities).
  • Set-up molding processes for new molds (IQ, DOE, OQ).
  • Contribute to the development of new products, using process expertise.
  • Support in case of production problems with molding.
  • Identify potential improvements and execute them on a continuous basis.
  • Actively support the Quality System based on ISO 13485, FDA and Pharmaceutical Standards.
  • Support Continuous Improvement Processes based on Lean Sigma.

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Educated with a technical or mechatronics background at higher vocational level.
  • Relevant knowledge of ISO 1348 and other applicant standards.
  • Experience in production creation/development and product industrialization.

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Process improvement and problem solving techniques.
  • Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project.
  • Seen as respected authority/colleague in previous job.
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English is imperative, German is considered a pro.
  • Advanced communicative skills.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • Familiarity with medical devices and/or process automation is considered a plus.


To be considered for this position:
Send your CV and motivational letter in English by email to Heleen Stork - Corporate Recruiter, EU


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