Automation Project Leader

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Dave Meijer



Fultime / Parttime





€5000 - €5000



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Design with us and our customers the digitalisation of the food production in industry 4.0. We offer exciting and diversified projects in an international company with many perspectives for professional and personal development. Our client delivers future-proof process and automation solutions to produce Liquid, viscous and powdered foods such as dairy products, beverages, Ice cream or soups and sauces. The range of services ranges from the single component via ready-to-connect modules and high-tech systems up to complete production plants.

  • Project management as well as handling of control engineering projects in cooperation with customers, suppliers, automation, process engineers and sales engineers
  • Translating the stakeholder needs into system technical requirements and targets
  • Design and programming of MES and visualization systems for
  • Our solutions:
    • Siemens, WinCC, Wonderware InTouch, HMI
    • Commissioning and carrying out acceptance tests
    • Scheduling and monitoring, budget responsibility
    • Term processing of the transferred tasks
    • Technical customer support

We would like to complete this team with a Senior Automation Professional who would be responsible for the performance of automation projects from order to customer take over, most probably 4-5 in the same time. This means to participate in the project planning, purchase of equipment, ensure all projects are delivered in a timely manner, in line with the project plan, the budget and cost constraints while following the companies quality system. Besides coordinating the project, the Project leader will act as senior automation engineer, doing hands on work – software coding, PLC programming, HW design, FAT testing – during the project where it is required. There will be a strong cooperation with the process engineers, electrical engineers and also subcontractors. Also, this person will support with pre-project work developing quotations and later contracts. The Automation Project Leader will report to the Engineering Manager, on a daily basis.
The position is mainly office based which means the new colleague will spend most of his/ her time in our office in Houten, but a significant amount of travel, around 50-100 days per calendar year and the applicable flexibility is also required. When participating the commissioning, there might be a consecutive 2-3 weeks long business trips to customer sites and shorter occasional travels to other offices for cooperation.


To become a successful Automation Project Leader in our organization you already have to have hands- on automation experience, developed in this area throughout your career and so far you became a Senior Automation Engineer. As all engineers in the existing team are managing projects we require you as well as the most senior member to have experience in managing your own automation projects, therefore you have solid knowledge and proven work experience of project management.
Our highly automated production lines are controlled by Siemens S7, Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs and from HMI solutions we typically use Wonderware. We deliver and implement full packages of automated solutions to our clients including the MIS and MES, which you will also have a solid experience in. Ideally you will come from the processing industry, from a food or pharmaceutical company. You are analytical, have great organisational-, interpersonal and problem solving skills. You are customer oriented and solution driven and lead by example. You hold a university degree and you have work proficiency in English and in Dutch

Over het bedrijf

Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people around the world. With more than 20,000 employees and operations based in over 150 countries, our client believes in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. 
Within the Benelux organization of the organization, they have more than 65 people working together to design, build, sell and service processing lines in the food processing industry. The Dutch subsidiary is situated in Houten.  Automation Project Leader



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