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Vacancy, reference code SCE00044

SCADA/MES (lead) Engineer (M/F)
Every high-technology product from Yokogawa has to fulfill three basic criteria: Quality, Innovation, Foresight. We are one of the world leaders in industrial automation and control, test and measurement, information systems and industrial services. Besides being high quality, innovative and advanced, our products are also safe and durable. In other words, we supply smart technology, made by smart professionals. Many of our customers are household names in oil and gas upstream and downstream process, power generation, and the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Continuous improvement. That's a key principle at Yokogawa. It's essential to building our future. Our goal: sustainable growth, satisfied customers and personal development of our employees.

An attractive new European office is under construction in Amersfoort. In 2008 we will relocate there from our three present sites in the Netherlands. This move will efficiently bring together the know-how and experience of our European headquarters, the Dutch sales and service organisation and our European systems engineering centre.

For this strong, international business, we seek young and experienced professionals. Thinkers and self-starters who 'See, Know, Act'. Quick, smart, decisive. But above all, willing to go the extra mile for our customers!

For Yokogawa System Center Europe, based in Apeldoorn (The Netherlands), we seek:

SCADA/MES (lead) Engineer (M/F)

You will be part of the Engineering department which is part of the Process Industry Solutions group of Yokogawa. This group has a strong focus on supplying intelligent added value solutions to our clients in the Process Industry with a focus on the Upstream Oil & Gas markets.

Once an order has been received by Sales the order is handed over to the engineering department where a project team is formed. The project team is headed by a Project Manager in close cooperation with the Lead Engineer. As an engineer you report to the lead engineer and will be technically responsible for implementing the most optimum technical solution to our client. For small projects you will build the SCADA or MES system together with the lead engineer, for bigger projects you will work together with a small team of engineers that will build the SCADA or MES system or a part of the SCADA or MES system. You maintain frequent contact with clients, suppliers and/or contractors within the Netherlands and internationally and with all the departments within Yokogawa. You also pay regular visits to your client. Your technical knowledge is the guiding principle for correct implementation of the project.

  • Translating the client requirements into a Functional Design of the system;
  • Working in a small team of engineers to implement a system or part of the system;
  • Engineering, implementation and testing of the system;
  • Maintaining contact with the client on a technical level;
  • Create project documentation like test plans, manuals, etc..;
  • Report to the lead engineer;
  • Advise the client regarding technical solutions;
  • Participate in the site installation of the system;
  • Introduce and/or preserve the standard of the quality systems.
  • A team player who always puts Yokogawa and its solutions in the best possible light, in contacts both within and outside the company;
  • An unbridled interest in the cutting edge of the process industry, computerization, SCADA and MES;
  • Several years of experience in a SCADA and/or MES project-based working environment, preferably in the Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical and/or Power business;
  • A motivator and communicator able to communicate easily based on knowledge and experience;
  • Used to work in a multi-disciplinary environment where hardware, software and process knowledge is required;
  • Used to work under pressure with tight deadlines;
  • Successfully completed Higher Technical Education;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Willing to travel worldwide.
We'd like to receive your application and reference code by e-mail to Ms. E. Ruisbroek For further information about this vacancy please contact Ms. E. Ruisbroek at +31 33 46 41 742.
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