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Automation Engineer


Location: Geneva, Switzerland


Key Responsibilities:



  • Write technical specification such as functional design specification (FDS) in close collaboration with the project team members or review and validate specification from an external engineering company
  • Take directly in charge software development of control system
  • Drive and validate engineering studies, the development made by external engineering company
  • Lead project commissioning for electrical and automation part
  • Create, improve and keep up to date technical documentation 
  • Ensure monitoring and maintenance of installed control systems
  • Ensure troubleshooting, support to maintenance and operational teams in their day to day activities


We Value:


  • Degree in Electrical & Automation Engineering
  • Five years of experience in design and development of control system preferentially to the process industry (batch, continuous,…) including safety systems
  • Experience in  automation project management (URS, FDS, FAT, SAT,….) with an external engineering company
  • Technical skills to take in charge the development and maintenance of the old control system
  • Experience with control systems such as Emerson DeltaV, GEIP platform (PLC’s and SCADA), Schneider Modicon (PLC’s)
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to share knowledge
  • Leadership skills with the ability to build a relationship

We Offer:



  • A motivating work environment with qualified and passionate employees,
  • The most complex ingredient development and chemical production site of the Firmenich Group,
  • Opportunities to carry out improvement initiatives,
  • Opportunities to evolve in an environment offering a wide variety of processes and a strong innovation activity