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Strasbourg (France)

Automation Engineer

8 Rue Schertz, Strasbourg, France

This Automation Engineer (AUE) is responsible for engineering industrial electrical control systems such as PLCs, HMIs, I/O networks, Drive systems, etc. The AUE must have the ability to read, interpret, and modify electrical schematic drawings. Problem-solving ability is key, along with the ability to communicate with peers, superiors and machine operators. The ideal candidate will have a four-year college degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and Engineering, along with a minimum of 5 years of experience in an electrical engineering capacity in a machine tool environment.


  • Design and develop system hardware and software for automated control of CNC Machinery.
  • Continue the development of system hardware and software for closed loop control of the DED manufacturing process utilizing machine vision, image processing and related sensors working closely with our R&D Technology group.
  • Program PCs and/or PLCs for automation.
  • Support and improve existing CNC control systems.
  • Support deployment at customers / training / documentation.
  • On-going support and gradual improvement over the life-cycle of an automation system.
  • Assist the Quality department in creating standards and specification for our product line
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  • Electrical Engineering degree, with 5 years’ experience in machine controls
  • Experience with Siemens Sinumerik 840D sl control is a MUST
  • Experience with STEP7 and STEP 7 Distributed Safety
  • Experience with PROFINET, PROFIBUS, Ethernet IP
  • Experience in Machine Tool design and manufacturing is preferred
  • Experience with ISO G-code and 5 axis machining is a plus
  • Experience with Additive Manufacturing is a plus
  • Fluent in speaking French and English

Preferred skills

  • Analytical thinker
  • Great communicator internally and externally
  • Willing to engage to solve problems in a TeAM environment
  • Ability to work directly with customers to solve complex issues
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