Automation Engineer / Deputy Department Manager (m/f/d)
Witterswil, Solothurn, Switzerland - 4108

What is the Opportunity?

At Ovivo, we offer you the opportunity to expand your skills and professional experience while collaborating with worldwide experts in water treatment. As Automation Engineer / Deputy Department Manager, you will act as Deputy for the Head of Automation. You will be responsible for Design and program PLC/SCADA and for creation of software and system documentation.

Joining Ovivo means being part of a global team of innovative and passionate professionals who are committed to preserving water, our planet's most critical resource. It also means combining our efforts and talents towards a more sustainable future - together.

The role is based in Witterswil, Solothurn Basel Area, Switzerland, with good public transport connection Tram 10 and free car parking. The role requires 40% international travelling.

What is the role?

  • Act as Deputy for the Head of Automation
  • Develop Instrumentation, Power distribution and Controls projects
  • Design and program PLC/SCADA
  • Develop, simulate, and test control software for our continuous processes
  • Automation support during commissioning
  • Execute function and quality controls, adjustments, and optimizations
  • Processing of customer support inquiries, problem analysis, solution search and troubleshooting

Does this sound like you?

  • Technical graduate education Master's Degree in Automation & industrial IT or related fields
  • Relevant experience in automation technology, instrumentation, control technology or similar fields
  • First experience as Team Leader
  • Experience with C#, DOT.NET and Windows Server Administration
  • Familiar with handling of Siemens Redundant Simatic S7 & TIA, Rockwell Control Logix, SQL, Visual Basic, System Platform Aveva, OpenAI
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex systems and good problem-solving skills
  • Good experience in continuous process Gas, Water, Pharma or similar fields
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload and flexibility to adjust to rapid changes in work conditions
  • Strong interpersonal & intercultural skills and ability to work well with others
  • Working language is English fluent, German and French are a plus

Don't meet every single requirement? If you carry a strong sense of ownership and teamwork in everything you do, we'd like to hear from you any way.

Why work at Ovivo?

  • A competitive salary
  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization operating worldwide!
  • Flexible and self-determined work attitude, outstanding team spirit and freedom in your area of
  • Ovivo will offer you a technical training in the position related field.
  • The possibility to develop your personal skills and to earn profound technical experience.
  • At Ovivo we are committed to providing working environments where everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect.

Dive in - Apply Today! Let's change the future of water together.

About Ovivo

Ovivo is a global provider of equipment, technology, and systems producing among the purest water and treating some of the most challenging wastewater in the industry. Ovivo is a powerful global brand with renowned trademarks, possessing more than 150 years of expertise and references in water treatment, supported by its proprietary products, advanced technologies, and extensive system integration knowhow. Ovivo delivers conventional to highly technological water treatment solutions for the industrial and municipal markets and leverages its large installed base of equipment around the world to offer parts and services to its customers. Ovivo is dedicated to innovation in an industry that is in constant evolution and offers water treatment solutions that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and environmentally sustainable.

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