Lead Automation Engineer Leiden Zuid-Holland

Lead Automation Engineer, Process Control Engineer
Soort dienstverband: Werving & selectie
Sector: (Renewable) Energy
Salarisklasse: vanaf €5500,-
Vacaturenummer: O220297
Candace Serfontein c.serfontein@selectum.nl
+31627593124 Interesse in deze vacature?


Are you an automation engineer, capable of undertaking tasks independently on a project? You ideally have experience of working on the entire design process (Basis of design, Detailed design, Construction Support) with minimum 10 years experience. Are you looking for a career opportunity with growth potential in a dynamic and international environment?


  • Takes the automation discipline role on projects, reports to the Project Manager(s) in terms of hours expended, delivery, quality and progress;
  • Writes URS’s for automation systems based on preliminary review and meetings with the client;
  • Prepares engineering studies and architecture design for new systems and analyzes operation of existing systems;
  • Prepares enquiry documents for automation proposals from system integrators and automation contractors/vendors;
  • Reviews and approves automation vendor documentation such as FDS, SDS, HDS, RA, RTM and IOQ protocols;
  • Works with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required;
  • Provides designs for own projects and produces sketches to incorporate in drawings by drafters;
  • Researches design options and documents findings for Projects;
  • Ensures that drawings and designs are in accordance with company production and design standards and with SOP’s, WI’s and guidelines;
  • Ensures that designs are executed in compliance with client standards;
  • Interacts with other Departments and disciplines including: Process / HVAC / Piping / EHS / C&Q / Procurement.


Our client is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Thier reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with the clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence. They provide Full Service Engineering for their clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Their Main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil & Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage, and Energy.


Selectum brings clients and technicians together. We do this for temporary and permanent contracts. We have a wide experience in guiding highly skilled technical professionals coming from abroad to start working in the Netherlands. We will assist you through all kinds of issues like legislation, permit, requirements and housing. Our motto is "Making it work together!". This is the basis for a long-term cooperation and and we are happy to support you and your career. We offer you a competitive salary within the sector and, in addition, we pay out an annual profit sharing and we never forget your birthday!


Ideal candidates would have the following attributes:
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant automation experience at a senior or lead level in an engineering consultancy;
  • Appropriate relevant qualification in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems, Process Engineering or Bio-technology;
  • General knowledge of automation system design and applicable codes;
  • Advanced MS office computer skills;
  • Dutch/English bilingual ability preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Flexible, driven team player with good interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude;
  • Result-oriented, customer-focused.


Are you interested to know more about this challenging position? And are you a Lead Automation Engineer with experience in pharma, oil & gas? Please click the apply button and send us your resume. For any further information you can contact us via L.Zon@Selectum.nl or call Lennaert van Zon, +31 70 324 28 00.

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