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Senior E&A Engineer (m/f/divers)

Senior E&A Engineer (m/f/divers)

Are you ready to join a very multinational team in a challenging role? Within Nestlé’s worldwide research 
and development network, the Nestlé Product Technology Centre FOOD with the central seat in Singen, 
Germany, is responsible for the innovation and renovation of culinary products. The Nestlé PTC Food 
is the home of food, bringing culinary art to a level that can be practiced at home or used in a 
professional kitchen. NPTC FOOD transforms science into technologies that deliver tasty and balanced 
meals with the highest freshness perception and convenience.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singen
Working Time: Full Time

Contract: unlimited
Start date: immediate 

Position Summary

You will design and/or support Digital Automation Solutions, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), 
Electricity and Automation (E&A) professional and technical operational activities during in R&D and 
Capital Investments (CAPEX) projects; doing so in line with corporate guidelines, enforcing that all E&A 
activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant operation/performance while ensuring 
that people health and safety, product safety, and environment are never compromised.

A day in the life of a Senior E&A Engineer:

  • Pro-active member of the NPTC Food Technical Competency Unit (TCU)
  • Excel in industrialization by participating in R&D & CAPEXs projects ensuring that the technical solution follows standards and are delivered with the expected quality, on time and in budget.
  • Develop E&A solutions for industrial opportunities by using digital/automation/IT technology
  • Apply digital solutions to the transfer of material, components or finished goods & assessment / development / start-up / support of new lines for culinary business
  • Develop automation and digital concepts & projects execution, design electrical constructions and programs for PLC, HMI, drives, etc. 
  • Support / lead of development (I2L) projects from E2E (concept, URS, design phase, FAT, installation, commissioning, SAT, knowledge management) 
  • Carry out modelling and analysis of mechanical, electrical, or other systems using software tools
  • Coordinate & supervise E&A installation and maintenance work done by technicians & contractors
  • Apply local and company related regulations regarding safety of electrical installations
  • Always ensure the technical integrity linked to E&A and safe installations and operations through proper design, protection systems, procedures, and training

What will make you successful

  • Degree or diploma in engineering, electronics, automation and/or mechatronics engineering
  • Several years of experience in the field of E&A preferably incl. a manufacturing facility
  • Good understanding for mechanical / process engineering
  • Personnel Supervision (of technical teams, contractors, or other 3rd parties)
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements for Safety, Health & Environment and Food Safety
  • In-depth knowledge of instrumentation and process control, man/machine interfaces and communication, computer hardware / network etc. 
  • Experience in project management and holistic digital solutions
  • Analytical & methodical skills in Problem Solving
  • Curiosity, initiative, focus on results and proactive cooperation
  • Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance and/or maintenance execution desired 
  • Fluent in English, German & French is desirable

Ready for the next step?

Please apply online. Your contact person for this position is Marie Gebhard.
Do you have any questions? We have summarized the answers to the most important questions for applicants for you here.

Nestlé wants to be a really good partner for you. With our offer for flexible working time and several 
work-life balance initiatives, we want to make sure that you can find a good harmony between your 
professional and personal life. If you are also looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding position 
in a great international atmosphere with other benefits like a company pension fund and individual offers 
for further development we would love to hear from you.

Are you ready to join a very multinational team in a challenging role? Within Nestlé’s worldwide research 
and development network, the Nestlé Product Technology Centre FOOD with the central seat in Singen, 
Germany, is responsible for the innovation and renovation of culinary products. The Nestlé PTC Food 
is the home of food, bringing culinary art to a level that can be practiced at home or used in a 
professional kitchen. NPTC FOOD transforms science into technologies that deliver tasty and balanced 
meals with the highest freshness perception and convenience.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singen
Working Time: Full Time

Contract: unlimited
Start date: immediate 

Position Summary

You will design and/or support Digital Automation Solutions, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), 
Electricity and Automation (E&A) professional and technical operational activities during in R&D and 
Capital Investments (CAPEX) projects; doing so in line with corporate guidelines, enforcing that all E&A 
activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant operation/performance while ensuring 
that people health and safety, product safety, and environment are never compromised.

A day in the life of a Senior E&A Engineer:

  • Pro-active member of the NPTC Food Technical Competency Unit (TCU)
  • Excel in industrialization by participating in R&D & CAPEXs projects ensuring that the technical solution follows standards and are delivered with the expected quality, on time and in budget.
  • Develop E&A solutions for industrial opportunities by using digital/automation/IT technology
  • Apply digital solutions to the transfer of material, components or finished goods & assessment / development / start-up / support of new lines for culinary business
  • Develop automation and digital concepts & projects execution, design electrical constructions and programs for PLC, HMI, drives, etc. 
  • Support / lead of development (I2L) projects from E2E (concept, URS, design phase, FAT, installation, commissioning, SAT, knowledge management) 
  • Carry out modelling and analysis of mechanical, electrical, or other systems using software tools
  • Coordinate & supervise E&A installation and maintenance work done by technicians & contractors
  • Apply local and company related regulations regarding safety of electrical installations
  • Always ensure the technical integrity linked to E&A and safe installations and operations through proper design, protection systems, procedures, and training

What will make you successful

  • Degree or diploma in engineering, electronics, automation and/or mechatronics engineering
  • Several years of experience in the field of E&A preferably incl. a manufacturing facility
  • Good understanding for mechanical / process engineering
  • Personnel Supervision (of technical teams, contractors, or other 3rd parties)
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements for Safety, Health & Environment and Food Safety
  • In-depth knowledge of instrumentation and process control, man/machine interfaces and communication, computer hardware / network etc. 
  • Experience in project management and holistic digital solutions
  • Analytical & methodical skills in Problem Solving
  • Curiosity, initiative, focus on results and proactive cooperation
  • Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance and/or maintenance execution desired 
  • Fluent in English, German & French is desirable

Ready for the next step?

Please apply online. Your contact person for this position is Marie Gebhard.
Do you have any questions? We have summarized the answers to the most important questions for applicants for you here.

Nestlé wants to be a really good partner for you. With our offer for flexible working time and several 
work-life balance initiatives, we want to make sure that you can find a good harmony between your 
professional and personal life. If you are also looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding position 
in a great international atmosphere with other benefits like a company pension fund and individual offers 
for further development we would love to hear from you.

Singen, DE

Singen, DE

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