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Automation Project Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH134726
  • Location: Belgium, Antwerp
  • Sector: Chemical, Onshore, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 17/10/2018
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All major projects in the field of new construction and upgrade of process automation fall under the process automation department. For these projects we are looking for a Project Engineer Automation. In this role you are fully responsible from the beginning to the end and you can think along about the right solution.
Job Function
If the project starts you start with a feasibility study. You make a problem analysis and determine the solution direction, all of this is done in consultation with your internal client. You make an analysis of the technical and financial feasibility. You will review the requested offers to ensure that they are in line with the specifications. You monitor and assess the work of suppliers in the preparation and realization of project related deliverables, such as detail design. During the technical work you send the employees or external parties and check whether the work has been carried out in accordance with applicable procedures and instructions. Together with the Maintenance Engineer you give shape to life-cycle management / replacement planning. And provide input for the various replacement projects, including upgrading from Siemens S5 to S7, and phasing out XP platforms, upgrading iFix. You think along with you about setting up and monitoring the standards in process automation. The execution and reporting of test protocols for (re) validation also belongs to your tasks. You contribute to a careful management of documentation of the assigned equipment / systems / software version management / CMMS. Finally, you are prepared to provide first and second line support in the event of malfunctions and to join the consignment service.

Job Requirements

HBO working and thinking level (preferably in industrial automation) knowledge of modern control and visualization systems, databases as well as communication and fieldbus techniques and at least 3 years' experience as an Automation Technician. (Siemens S7-300 / 400 and S7-1500, SCADA iFix, WinCCflex HMI, Foxboro IA, Profibus, Modbus)* You have affinity with DCS and knowledge of ISA-88.* Excellent Dutch and English communication skills both orally and in writing and can apply these in all layers of the organization.* You are used to working together in projects, but you can also work independently.* You have knowledge in the fields of Electro and Instrumentation Technology.* ATEX for experts (ATEX-V).* VCA and NEN3140 certified.* Knowledge of working in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry and working on the basis of GMP / GAMP is an advantage.* You can maintain overview during the projects, even during hectic periods. You can quickly get to the

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