Job openings at Keppel Seghers

For extraordinary engineers
Automation Engineer

What you do

  • you are responsible for drawing up (specifying) the automation scope, both in commercial and in engineering phase, according to the specifications of the client and the current standards
  • you see to the price calculation and the choice of material on the basis of the tender documents, P&ID and the implantation diagrams
  • you draw up detailed functional descriptions as well as design documents (flow diagrams) for price inquiries to suppliers
  • you are authorized to negotiate technical specifications with subcontractors and suppliers
  • you are in charge of programming in the office and on the site, testing and starting up of the systems
  • you contribute actively to the general safety on the site

Working abroad

During start-up phase of the project you go abroad for periods of one up to 4 weeks to manage to the progress of the automation scope on site.

Presence abroad is about 25% on a yearly basis.


What you are good at

  • you are a conscientious worker with an eye for detail
  • you are a reliable teamplayer
  • you take ownership of your part of the project
  • you are a good communicator in several languages (Dutch, English, ...)


You are a great engineer

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Automation or equal through experience

  • Experience in system- and network design of control systems (including safety systems SIL2 level)

  • Experienced in analysing & programming of functional descriptions, PID control looops and sequence diagrams (based on P&ID's, process descriptions and I/O lists)

  • Experience in hard & software FAT & SAT of the control and safety system

  • Control systems:

    • PLC: Siemens S7-300 & S7-400 is a must
    • DCS: knowledge of Metso DNA is a plus
    • SCADA: WinCC, WinCC flexible & Ifix
    • Networks: Ethernet, Profibus DP, optical rings