Automation Engineer

Posting Date:  Sep 26, 2023

Maia, PT

Business Area:  Supply Chain
Company:  Körber Supply Chain PT S.A.

Automation Engineer

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service, and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products, and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Supply Chain, Pharma Systems, Tissue, and Tobacco.

The Supply Chain Business Area is the leading supplier of fully-integrated solutions for optimizing complex internal and external logistics processes. Under a common roof, the companies of this Business Area offer solutions in the fields of warehouse and conveying technology, palletization plants, software and logistics network controls as well as system integration.

Your role in our team

The Automation Engineer develops the design of very complex systems that integrate hardware and software; develops material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up; Guides very complex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design. Carries out the equipment programming and ensure the application of internal and external tests to the products developed and ensures the implementation and commissioning at the customer site


Your profile

PLC programming according to established standard specifications; but we expect you to always have a view to extending and improving these standards;
HMI programming and development;
Assembly and parameterization of electronic equipment ensuring its correct operation;
Onsite products testing, ensuring that they perform accordingly. Identify nonconformities, investigate the root causes and propose corrective actions;
Prepare as built-files, as well as operation and user support manuals;
Carry out onsite training sessions to clients;
Create recommendations for ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction.


Your profile

College degree in Electrical or Mechanical Automation Engineering;
Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar jobs with experience in programming
Knowledge of SIMATIC TIA Portal V16 (STEP 7 and WinCC);
Professional experience in PLC programming, adjusting inverters parameters and testing automation projects;
Excellent English skills (written and spoken);
Available for national and international mobility (35% of time); You will be traveling to the customer’s site for system commissioning;
Systematic and Customer-oriented;
Self-motivated, proactive and team-spirited.


Your Benefits

  • Exciting tasks in a fast-growing, future-oriented industry player;
  • Competitive salary package, with extra days off, including your birthday, flexible working hours, and remote work options;
  • Health insurance for the whole family;
  • Well-Being and Employee Assistance Program;
  • Active protocols with external partners and other caring perks (ex: fresh fruit, bread and yogurt);
  • A pleasant and collaborative working atmosphere.

Can you find yourself in this profile and contribute to something big? Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you


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The Körber Business Area Supply Chain is part of the international technology group Körber with about 13,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. We uniquely provide a broad range of proven, end-to-end supply chain solutions fitting any business size, strategy or appetite for growth. Our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio that includes software, automation, mail and parcel solutions, voice solutions, robotics, and materials handling – plus the expertise to tie it all together. Körber helps to manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage. Conquer supply chain complexity – with Körber.

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