Design Automation Engineer


DPS Group Global is currently looking for a Design Automation Engineer in the Nijmegen area.

Analysis & Design Structural
Years of Experience Req.:
>5 years
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Education Level Req.:
Bsc or Msc degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our Main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil & Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage, and Energy.


Job Description

  • Within the company a global program was started to protect the company against cyber threats and natural disasters. This ERMD (Enterprise Resilience Moderniz689522.295089ation and Data Integrity) program must ensure we are better protected and become more resilient when something happens in this area.
  • General requirements are defined for systems on Security, Moderniz689522.295089ation and Data Integrity. A system inventory shows that a large amount of automation systems needs modifications to comply with the ERMD requirements.
  • A Taskforce identified several projects. 25% of the projects require equipment replacements or upgrades and 75% are automation driven. We will team-up approx. 10 project teams to execute the automation driven projects.
  • The teams will determine the project scope to upgrade or replace the automation. After approval by a central board a strict schedule will be followed to document, upgrade or replace and test the automation to meet the final integration date.
  • Every project team exists of a Project Leader, Computer Systems Validation Engineer, Design Engineer Automation, Quality Officer and production representatives. A centraliz689522.295089ed Project Services team will support the teams with scheduling, finance and document management.



  • Proactive and result oriented team player
  • > 5 years’ experience in Process Automation
  • Familiar with the automation standards Siemens (PLC) and iFix (SCADA)
  • Experience in Life Science is a pre
  • Writing technical specifications and upgrading or replacing systems and testing will be part of your work
  • Automation upgrades and replacements can be performed by the machine supplier or by the project team
  • Implementation will be supported by Process Automation Engineer
  • You are responsible for solving the technical challenges
  • Reporting progress and cost deviations to the project leader


Available and interested?

If you’re interested in this role and if you want to be part of growing organisation within engineering projects in the pharma industry or if you would like to discuss this vacancy further and to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone Ralf Huisman on +31 6 11408791 or send your CV to

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