Senior Automation Engineer

    Together Towards Health! At RENOLIT we are committed to the health of the world's population every day. We produce films and tubes that are used as packaging for infusion, transfusion and dialysis fluids, for example blood and infusion bags. Quality is of the utmost importance to us. We are dedicated to make an important social contribution every day. A current example of our dedication towards health are the RENOLIT films that are globally used in the production of the COVID-19 vaccines.     

    RENOLIT Healthcare in Enkhuizen is expanding and preparing for the many innovative opportunities that lie ahead of us. For instance the implementation of new extrusion and supporting equipment, including Manufacturing Execution Systems, and the maintenance of the industrial network and MES. To help us shape our future we are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer.   

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    You will be part of an interdisciplinary Engineering department and will collaborate with engineers from other disciplines, such as process and mechanical. As Senior Automation Engineer you:

    • Take the lead as the Senior Automation Engineer in the Project Core Team
    • Work closely together with mechanical engineers, process engineers and project managers to deliver new production equipment to the site
    • Attend regular project meetings and pro-actively support the Project Manager by providing relevant input from automation perspective. 
    • Lead the automation contribution to User Requirements Specifications (URS)
    • Lead the design review process (DQ) from an automation engineering point of view for hardware and software
    • Lead the review/execution of automation commissioning activities
    • Facilities preparation: Based upon the equipment requirements, national and European laws and regulations and Renolit standards, specify the appropriate electrical installation to be implemented by external contractors prior to equipment installation
    • Lead the execution and documentation for FAT and SAT relating to automation topics
    • Providing input on equipment installation and operational qualifications (IQ and OQ) from an automation perspective
    • Implement and maintain the OT & MES application for production equipment
    • Lead the execution of smaller automation engineering projects solo
    • Keep your state of the art knowledge up to date, by attending automation and extrusion conferences and maintaining relationships with technical specialist from suppliers
    • You are available fulltime (40 hours a week)

    We value and use the LEAN methodology to make our organization better every day. If you share this mindset and want to actively contribute to our success, we are looking for you!

    Wat wij verwachten


    • Bachelor’s degree / HBO (minimum), ideally within Electrical Engineering or a related discipline with relevant industrial experience
    • You have at least 5-10 years of working experience in automation engineering
    • Experience at a machine builder, ideally with extrusion and/or winder equipment. Knowledge about plastics / polymer processing is a nice to have
    • Proficient in requirement and specification writing
    • Literate in the use of Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
    • Capable to perform/review automation pre-engineering activities
    • Experience with PLC programming for industrial automation in Siemens Tia Portal
    • Experience with configuration of Siemens drives
    • Experience using E-Plan
    • Knowledgeable about machine safety
    • Knowledgeable about facility preparations, such as electrical power supplies
    • Able to lead smaller mechanical based engineering project independently
    • Good command of English is mandatory. Preferably also proficiency in Dutch. German is a nice to have
    • Experience of working is a LEAN environment is a nice to have
    • Experience in a regulated environment, such as life sciences, aerospace or automotive is a nice to have. Familiarity with validation in the medical industry such as OQ and PQ is especially desirable


    • You have a proactive and structured approach of your work
    • You begin your work with the end in mind
    • You seek to understand others, before being understood
    • You are practical and outgoing, with a hands on mentality
    • You have the ability to interpret the need of the end user
    • You are confident, vocal and able to be decisive when necessary
    • You are analytically driven (data driven decision making)
    • You have the ability to bridge gaps between departments and confident enough to interact with Operations and Maintenance personnel

    Wat wij aanbieden

    • Not the least: you contribute to the health of the world's population!
    • The chance to make a difference in people’s lives
    • A clear and strong vision of how we want to achieve our goals
    • A personal work environment with short communication lines
    • Personal and professional development opportunities within a growing company
    • Flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment
    • A workplace in our new office building in beautiful Enkhuizen!
    • Besides a good salary, we have a broad secondary benefits package with 26 vacation days plus 11,5 ADV days, employability budget and more…

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    Joey Wielkens

    Joey Wielkens

    Corporate Recruiter

    +31 228.355.366
    +31 6 152.507.61

    Flevolaan 1 | 1601 MA Enkhuizen | Nederland