Automation Engineer

Referentienummer MIIV03142, Rotterdam , Nederland

Electrical & Instrumentation
Our client specialized in system integration for electrical and automation systems in naval ships, submarines, and super yachts. With vessels custom-built for clients, they also oversee maintenance and upgrades throughout their entire life cycle.

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As an Automation Engineer in yacht building, you play a crucial role in translating functional specifications into logical diagrams of electrical installations on board mega yachts.

In this challenging role, you will:


  • Collaborate closely with Automation Engineers and cross-functional colleagues in Schiedam.
  • Form new assignments and engage in concept design discussions with clients.
  • Develop detailed designs in code for various projects.
  • Provide support during commissioning and service phases.
  • Work independently on smaller projects.
  • Contribute to multidisciplinary teams on larger projects.

Functie eisen

To thrive as an Automation Engineer, you are a creative problem solver with strong communication skills in English (Dutch is a strong plus).

Key qualifications include:

  • Relevant education in Industrial Automation or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of PLC and SCADA application experience, preferably in the industrial or maritime sector.
  • PLC experience (Wago, Allan Bradley)
  • Familiarity with interface protocols (Modbus, Profinet, Ethernet), network structures, and Windows.
  • Experience with standards and regulations, including those of classification bureaus (e.g. Lloyds).


A fantastic new opportunity to work for an innovative and groundbreaking company awaits you. 

In addition, as Software Engineer C# you will have:

  • A salary starting from 2.700 gross per month, depending on knowledge and experience.
  • 8.33% holiday pay.
  • 4% fixed annual bonus.
  • 25 vacation days and 13 additional days.
  • A company laptop and smartphone.
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working.
  • A good pension scheme.


Our client is one of the largest Dutch subcontractors focused on development and installation of automation and electrical integrated systems. As a specialist in the maritime sector, the company offers a wide range of services supporting clients throughout a life cycle of the product. The core activity is focused on the yacht building (newbuild and refit), offshore, commercial ships and navy.