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Global Maritime Recruitment

Automation Engineer PLC-SCADA (Shipbuilding)

Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#3478

Automation Engineer PLC-SCADA (Shipbuilding)

We are hiring a Automation Engineer PLC-SCADA for a fast growing Electrical engineering / Automation company in Breda area with an impressive track record in de shipbuilding industry. So if you are looking for a challenging job at leading company, keep on reading!


Due to the continued success we are looking for a PLC / SCADA Engineer. In this job position you will focus on the design, construction and testing of software, and production of documentation for PLC, HMI’s and SCADA systems. In addition, your work will involve drawing up Design Specifications in addition to the Functional Specification. You will also set up the overall system configuration and testing the software using a simulator. Part of your role may involve working on board of the vessel during installation and handover to the customer.


To be successful it is important that you have good communication skills and the willingness to learn and develop yourself professionally. Furthermore you meet the following requirements:

  • An ability to think and work at a higher professional (HBO) level.
  • Demonstrable experience with and/or affinity for measuring and control technology, and process automation.
  • Experience with designing, programming and coding PLCs (Rockwell/ Bachmann/Siemens) and knowledge of SCADA (Cimplicity or Atvise).
  • Knowledge of process management systems.
  • The ability to read Functional Specifications and drawings (electric, pneumatic and hydraulic).
  • Working in a project team.
  • Analytical ability and can show initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.


Our client is well-known Dutch company specialized in design, install and maintain electrical systems for the Maritime industry. They work for the leading yacht and shipbuilding companies.


We offer you an informal and ambitious working environment. You will be part of small but enthusiastic team, within an innovative an dynamic organization. You will earn a good salary and we offer great secondary working conditions.

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Are you an enthusiastic Automation Engineer, Junior or Senior and ready for a challenge? Apply directly for this job! Engineers from the EU and ready to relocate for the long term are also welcome to apply!

If you have any questions before your application please contact Robin den Ouden at +31 (0)6 – 839 576 63 or e-mail:

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Robin den Ouden Recruitment Consultant +31 6 8395 7663