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Jacobs Senior Automation & Control Engineer in Cologno Monzese, Italy

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services. Our Culture of Care along with our values form a solid foundation upon which our business is built.

JACOBS currently employs more than 50,000 people in 250 offices across 30 countries.

Over the past two years we have been working on further growing our business by supporting current clients in new regions and attracting new clients. This growth is adding larger, international projects to our portfolio.

We are at the point where we need talented people with proven experience on large, international projects to help us continue this exciting growth. The Jacobs office in Italy is currently looking for


who will be responsible for a variety of engineering tasks in the field of automation, mainly on pharmaceutical plants, successfully applying fundamental concepts, practices and procedures to support engineering.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Develop and finalize the technical specs and carry out the follow up with the supplier, according to the specifications issued

  • Support the Process Engineering in the activities of specification and follow up of pharmaceutical machinery

  • Develop estimates of investment for the automation areaPerform engineering tasks using established procedures, these include, but are not limited to, equipment selection, schematic design, system layout, cost estimation and system documentation

  • Develop and implement control and automation solutions based upon cause and effect documentation, P&IDs, control narrative and an understanding of the environment

  • Insure accuracy and reliability of instrumentation, control and safety systems

This function may require international travel.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • MS in Engineering, Electrical, Automation, Chemical degree could be an asset

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in similar position required, coming from engineering companies

  • Automation and instrumentation experience for pharmaceutical plants such as biotechnological production, secondary production, fill finish, generation and distribution of clean utilities, pharma equipment and package follow up and integration into automation architecture is required

  • Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams, P&ID prints, and control systems

  • Fluent knowledge of English language, German language knowledge could be an asset

  • Must have working knowledge of a wide variety of software packages, operating systems and equipment

  • Ability to effectively manage priorities while working with various types of people

How to apply

For further details, please apply on the www.jacobs.com website in the section Apply for a job/Staff opportunities , and select as Country: Italy.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.