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Automation Engineer

pi is a global partner to some of the world’s leading life sciences companies.

From our offices in the Benelux, we can combine the top quality of people, processes and products in the life sciences industry by thinking globally and acting locally.

Because we are growing further, we are looking for an Automation Engineer.


  • Based on a thorough process knowledge, you work on projects that require changes to automation systems, including PLC programs. You prepare the changes, implement them, test them and ensure good documentation.
  • Troubleshooting: in the event of production downtime due to technical failures, you go on site to remove the cause of the failure.
  • You ensure that production can start up again in a controlled manner and you make suggestions for improvement so that this failure does not occur again.
  • You communicate your actions and proposals for improvement to production, support and maintenance (continuous improvement).


  • Experience in a GMP environment
  • Industrial or civil engineer with strong interest and knowledge in software development and engineering
  • Able to work in a very structured way
  • Good technical writer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Problem solver
  • Born team player
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to deal with changing priorities
  • Good knowledge of Dutch and English


It is essential that every new team member fits in with our company culture. We believe in an open and collaborative work environment where transparency is paramount. We encourage creativity, challenge accepted best practices and focus on internal knowledge. But above all, we value integrity and honesty. For us, mutual respect is the key to long-term growth. We focus on total customer satisfaction in everything we do.

Our offer includes a highly competitive compensation program, including several additional benefits. You will have the opportunity to shape your own career and to further develop your professional expertise. Become part of an ambitious team of experts with a focus on people, quality and knowledge.

Ready to join a growing and ambitious team of experts? Apply today and we will contact you shortly

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