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Engineer Operational Technology – KEMA Labs

29 . Aug . 2022
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Place of Work
Arnhem - The Netherlands
Our Experience

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is looking for an engineer Operational Technology.

CESI is a world-leading technical consulting and engineering company in the field of technology and innovation for the electric power sector. Through its Division KEMA Labs, CESI is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 60 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

Team and location

As an engineer Operational Technology, you will be deeply involved and responsible for the (safety) control systems of the High-Power Laboratory (HPL). You provide technical solutions for improvement of the (safety) control systems of the test laboratories and test facilities and will initiate/participate in projects for the development and/or redesign of the installation.

You will carry out your work in close collaboration with the colleagues in various labs, supporting them with your knowledge and experience. You work from the Arnhem office but will have global responsibilities including occasional travelling.

Job description
  • Assure together with the Asset Management Team that the availability of the equipment for testing activities is guaranteed as much as possible
  • Drive improvements in processes and development of test equipment based on the needs for the laboratories
  • Analyze and manage root causes of failures and find sustainable solutions
  • Engineering/maintaining software/hardware for PLC (safety) controllers (Siemens S7 Safety)
  • Step 7/Tia Portal
  • Engineering/maintaining HMI software (Siemens WinCC)
  • Engineering/maintaining Siprotec software (Siemens Digsi)
  • Second line service for installation & applications in the HPL
  • Engineering technical solutions for the laboratory
  • Improve installation & applications
  • Engineering technical solutions for the laboratory
  • Assist and steer 3rd party engineers.
What Cesi is looking for
  • Degree in electrical engineering (Batchelor +) or comparable intellectual and professional level
  • Knowledge of industrial automation (PLC’s, SCADA systems); (Siemens Step-7 & WinCC is a Pre)
  • At least 5 years of experience with industrial automation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Takes ownership
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbally
  • Proficiency of Dutch and English
What Cesi is offering
  • A challenging, varied, and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment
  • Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits
  • Good working environment and possibilities for career development
  • Be part of a great team and an important part of CESI-KEMA