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Automation and calibration engineer 80-100% (f/m/d)

Location: Wettingen, Aargau, Switzerland
Job ID: R0038646
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: Hitachi Energy Ltd
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Join our dynamic and diverse team as an Automation and Calibration Engineer, where your expertise in programming and troubleshooting PLCs, coupled with hands-on knowledge of industrial robots and control systems, will drive efficiency and continuity in our manufacturing processes. As a crucial member of our technical team, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation of automated systems across diverse production lines.


  • Validate programming capabilities through proficient Siemens PLC programming and troubleshooting.

  • Demonstrate hands-on knowledge to effectively troubleshoot and resolve issues related to PLCs, robots, vision systems, and other automation components.

  • Apply experience in providing support or maintenance within manufacturing environments.

  • Utilize your working experience in debugging industrial robots, including those from manufacturers such as ABB and Fanuc.

  • Exhibit proficiency in Industrial Communication Protocols, including PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and EtherNet/IP.

  • Ensure the availability of robotic/automated systems in different production lines by handling troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and improvements.

  • Work in alignment with the maintenance group plans, addressing automation tasks in the operation areas with minimum supervision.

  • Take ownership of the calibration process for the entire site, collaborating closely with selected suppliers, maintaining data integrity of the used digital tool, and performing specific internal calibrations.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in robotics/ automation engineering. Vocational training or technical diplomas, with experience, could also be exceptionally considered.

  • Fluency in English; fluency in German is an significant advantage.

  • Experience in technical services, emphasizing environmental awareness, risk management, security and safety, loss prevention, equipment service/repair, and automation technology.

  • Expertise in troubleshooting, production, and process control.

  • Knowledge in MES systems are considered a plus.

  • Proactive and solution-oriented approach, ability to make decisions

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