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Automation Engineering Specialist

  • Posted: 6 Aug 2021
  • Operations
  • Tatebayashi
  • Japan

About the job

By involving internal and external stake holders, manage Automation projects properly to complete in time with expected performance and cost.


  • Understand properly the needs of projects and translate them to RFQ (Request For Quote)
  • Cooperate with C&P, choose proper suppliers/sub-contractors who deliver expected quality of projects at expected costs
  • Coordinate between internal/external stake holders and plan/implement the constructions with good cares on safety and environment as well as complying with legal requirements
  • Implement Commissioning, Qualification and Validation within planned time frame. Execute reworks/modification without any delay if they are required
  • Supply enough training to Operation with evaluation of understanding and skill.
  • Hand over to Maintenance group with required documentations and trainings
  • Implement post mortem to clarify good and bad practices during the projects and reflect learnings to improve the process of projects
  • Follow up the performance of process implemented and seek for further improvement

About you

  • Technical college or University Graduate, Electrical Engineering is desirable
  • Over 5 years of experience in Automation projects and Project management
  • Expertise in designing using Siemens PLC
  • Expertise in SCADA (Desirable)
  • Expertise in Basic and C programming (Desirable)
  • Automation and control system knowledge/understanding
  • Strong Business level Japanese and Basic English written and spoken skillset
  • General MS office suite skills
  • Experience liaising with foreign suppliers/customers preferable
  • Certain knowledges about clear connection between machine and PLC and Scada


Competencies to be successful on the job

  • High communication skill with internal customer and external customer
  • Strong personal responsibility and level of ownership to achieve department & company objectives
  • Self-awareness and quick reflection to development
  • Ability to prioritize and lead action plan with pragmatism
  • Collaborative mindset and attitude to work in cross-functional teams
  • Good communicator and facilitator in relationship with internal and external stakeholders
  • Certain experiences in Food or Pharmaceutical industry

About us

Danone Japan doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Interview #3

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