Automation Engineer SPS (*) Job in Neuss at 3M –

Job Description:
Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

Since 1902, our company has grown steadily through innovation, so that we are now represented all over the world in a wide variety of industries from healthcare, electronics to the automotive sector. In our work, we all share one goal: to improve every life and help shape a more sustainable future. We are still accompanied by William McKnight’s guiding principles, which he put into words in 1948 – “The more our company grows, the more important it is to give up responsibility and encourage men and women to take initiative.”

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As an Automation Engineer SPS (*) for the Corporate Research Laboratory, you will have the opportunity to use your knowledge in a targeted manner to advance our joint success. In doing so, your area of responsibility includes:

You develop automation solutions for our products and processes of tomorrow

The development and implementation of solution strategies in modern engineering environments for control, visualization and digitization solutions are your responsibility

You identify your own competence gaps and close them in a targeted manner

International teamwork with cross-functional process and product developers

Cooperation with external development partners such as suppliers and universities

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

Successful bachelor’s/master’s degree in the field of electrical engineering, computer science or technician training with focus on automation technology

Relevant professional experience in automation technology or PhD

Profound knowledge of PLC programming (preferably Beckhoff TwinCat XAE, additionally Siemens TIA Portal, Rockwell Allen-Bradley)

Implementation experience in the areas of PLC communication, interfaces and safety-related programming

Knowledge of network infrastructure for e.g. data interfacing SQL & Time Series databases in the IT/OT environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

Independent structuring/organizing of task packages and projects – solution-oriented mind-set

Result oriented and proactive working method, ability to work in a team, good communication skills

Good English skills complete your profile

Supporting Your Well-being

Promoting personal responsibility and learning from mistakes is the basis of our corporate culture. With the willingness to take on this responsibility and face exciting challenges, you will learn continuously.

A good work-life balance is the best basis for motivated employees, therefore flexibility has been part of our DNA since the beginning. We want your job suits best to your life situation – not the other way around! Depending on the position and possibilities, we offer individual, flexible work models.

(*) At 3M, diversity & inclusion are essential to innovation. We seek and value differences in people! This Job ad is addressed to all potential candidates. As an equal opportunity employer 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. Our global Work Your Way initiative gives our employees flexibility in where and how their work can be performed, subject at all times to any location-specific rules and policies that may be in place from time to time (more information on such rules/policies can be provided upon request from the relevant in-location HR.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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About the Company

Company: 3M –

Company Location:  Neuss

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