Automation Engineer

Job description

Sunlight Group Energy Storage Systems is a world-leading technology company and provider of innovative industrial and off-road energy storage solutions, with 30+ years of experience. We specialize in the development and production of lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems for industrial mobility, leisure mobility, and ESS applications. These products are manufactured and assembled in Sunlight’s state-of-the-art facilities in Greece, Italy, and the USA, and distributed to more than 115 countries. Our core priority is to provide a safe and inclusive workplace that fosters creativity and development. Driven by our commitment to inspire our people and unlock their potential, we have created an agile and innovative environment that promotes open communication and collaboration, while offering continuous learning and development opportunities to the 1,700+ people we employ across the organization.

Keen to further empower our team by onboarding more talent, we're looking to hire an Automation Engineer to join our dynamic Maintenance team.  The Automation Engineer is behind the automated machines and is responsible for designing, programming, simulating and controlling automated processes intended to complete specific tasks (eg robots used in industry). The Automation Engineer works with automation systems such as the following: Step 7, WinCC, Siemens software TIA PORTAL, Eplan P8, SCL, PLC, Simatic S5 / S7, SCADA and is responsible for providing detailed documentation, including design specifications allow the production of products.

Key activities and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Participation in resolving issues related to meeting the company's needs in automation
  • PLC management knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of automation
  • Ability to analyze production processes in different production lines
  • Technical support of electrical - mechanical equipment
  • Reduction of equipment downtime due to faults
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Monitoring of stock spare parts

Job requirements

  • Degree from AEI / ATEI of Electrical Engineering / Automation / Electronics
  • Corresponding proven experience of at least 5 years in automation projects in industry
  • Ability to stick to schedules and perform under pressure
  • Willingness for continuous improvement
  • Experience in automation systems with Siemens PLC, SCADA / HMI, industrial networks
  • Knowledge in Step 7, WinCC, software of Siemens TIA PORTAL, Eplan P8, SCL, PLC, Simatic S5 / S7, SCADA will be considered additional qualification
  • Good knowledge of electrical design
  • Fluency in Greek & English (both verbal & written) is a must
  • Very good use of PC
  • Teamwork and organizational skills

Desired skills:

  • Programming of robotic arms
  • Experience in machine safety

What we offer you

To start with, we give you the opportunity to thrive in a restless team and grow your potential in an innovative environment. As per your compensation and rewards package, this is a preview:

  • A competitive salary based on experience and topped up with other bonuses.
  • Company healthcare plan
  • Continuous learning opportunities. Allocated training budget that can be spent on books, online courses or other training materials.
  • Established framework for career development
  • International mobility opportunities