Automation & Control Engineer

Cologno Monzese, Italy Countrywide
23 Nov 2016
07 Jun 2017
LS 00008E
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Position summary

This Automation & Control Engineer is responsible for a variety of engineering tasks in the field of automation, mainly on pharmaceutical plants, successfully applying fundamental concepts, practices and procedures to support engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities

Define the philosophy of the automation systems according to customer requirements and regulations of the pharmaceutical technologies acting as an interface between the customer, supplier of machines and system automation of the entire building.

Develop and finalize the technical specs and carry out the follow up with the supplier, according to the specifications issued.

Support the Process Engineering in the activities of specification and follow up of pharmaceutical machinery.

Develop estimates of investment for the automation area.

Perform engineering tasks using established procedures, these include, but are not limited to, equipment selection, schematic design, system layout, cost estimation and system documentation.

Develop and implement control and automation solutions based upon cause and effect documentation, P&IDs, control narrative and an understanding of the environment.

Insure accuracy and reliability of instrumentation, control and safety systems.

Generate system architecture and automation network drawings.

System testing and troubleshooting of control programs.

Work closely with other departments to optimize efficiency and reliability.

Provide effective communication for the Department, that delivers the key messages on our core value and enhances the culture of client focus and delivering client delight.

Desirable criteria and Qualifications

BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Instrumentation.

Minimum of 5 years working experience in similar position required, coming from engineering companies.

Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams, P&ID prints, and control systems.

Fluent knowledge of English language

Must have working knowledge of a wide variety of software packages, operating systems and equipment.

Ability to effectively manage priorities while working with various types of people.

Candidate will be a self-motivated and self-directed individual with good communications skills.