Control & Automation Engineer
Contract Type
Santa Maria da Feira

Your opportunity

The incumbent will be in charge of the full Electrical and Automation engineering of projects in execution phase, ensuring both the correct electrical integration of Sidel and Third parties equipment, and the proper implementation of conveyor and line control automation

Your Mission

  • Analysis and validation of customer specifications
  • Participates in customer meeting (together with Project Manager Execution)
  • Gathering information required to finalize execution projects
  • Managing the correct electrical integration of Sidel and Third parties equipment
  • Defines and validates conveyor / machine interfaces (Electrical and Automation) with suppliers or the customer
  • Defines and validates the Ethernet network layout of the project with customer and machine suppliers   
  • Defines necessary electrical and automation components for conveyor control (PLCs, frequency Inverter, Sensors, HMI, etc...)
  • Gathering all electrical information for Sidel power distribution system for the complete line
  • Liaise with Sidel conveyors manufacturing sites for the conveyors supply
  • Prepare and distribute technical specifications for the conveyors electrical and automation manufacturing
  • Defines the principles of conveyor and line operation and writes the detailed functional analysis of the project

Your Profile


  • Technical diploma or University degree in Electrical and Automation Engineering
  • Mastery of automation and industrial communication networks
  • Good electrical knowledge
  • Knowledge of PLCs range from the main suppliers (Siemens, Allen-Bradley)
  • Knowledge of frequency inverter range from the main suppliers (SEW, Danfoss)
  • Knowledge of CAD environment (autocad), and PC Office
  • Software proficient : Office automation (Excel, Word, etc), Microsoft Visio
  • Linguistic competence: fluent French & English (other languages as German or Italian are a plus)

Skills and personal attributes:

             Minimum Requirements:

  • Technical Competence in beverage lines layouts or comparable industrial system
  • Knowledge of conveying system and associated concepts
  • Knowledge of CAD environment and PC Office
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visio
  • Understanding and utilization of engineering technical terminology
  • Teamwork ability
  • Availability for short term business trip within Europe

    Additional Requirements:
  • Programming experience will be appreciated
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical
  • Basic knowledge of the CE Norms and Regulations will be appreciated

    Relevant Experience:
  • Working experience as Electrical & Automation engineer in a conveyor manufacturer company
  • Knowledge of process within beverage industries

Contract Type
Santa Maria da Feira
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