Industrial Automation Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Luxembourg

Your mission
Do you want to join our rockstar team of innovators and make a REAL impact in the sustainability space?

Circu Li-ion is accelerating the green revolution by maximizing the lifetime of each battery cell. We design and build automated disassembly lines for battery packs. Our battery upcycling solution dismantle, divide and sort each cell, diagnosed individually, to give them a second life.  

 At Circu Li-Ion, we're searching an experienced Industrial Automation Engineer to join our Automation team in Luxembourg. The role of the Industrial Automation Engineer is to design and implement control solutions for our state-of-the-art battery disassembly processes, involving PLCs, robots, HMI systems, motor drives, sensors, cameras, control cabinets, and actuators. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of a ground up disassembly plant and be part of the Circu Li-Ion mission. Circu Li-ion is a fast-paced environment where you will work with a cross-functional team on an incredibly exciting product. 

  • Participate conceptual development of automated equipment; review and write specifications, process requirements, design layouts, costs, and products lead-times.
  • Design and install industrial electrical control panels, electro-mechanical sensors, conveyor systems. Manage and install electrical cabinets, field wiring, pneumatic and support services.
  • Read and create electrical, pneumatic and sensor electrical schematics.
  • Design, develop PLC code with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable. Debug existing PLC code and troubleshoot where information is missing.
  • Design, develop HMI screens for complex machinery. Build troubleshooting and visualization system to support machine operation by field operation using  Availability, Quality and Throughput data.
  • Implement (ANSI/RIA15.06/OSHA compliant) control safety systems for industrial machinery to mitigate risks for human and machine.
  • Install and commission equipment in-house and at the client site. Lead both factory acceptance and Site acceptance protocols.    
  • Ensure that all equipment, processes, and methodologies comply with applicable standards, company policy and all Health and Safety Laws, acts, regulations and codes.
  • Document and share knowledge across the automation team. 
  • Some travel is expected - e.g., for vendor visits, equipment installation and commissioning.
Your profile
  • BSc Electrical Engineering (or equivalent – Majors in: Controls and Computer Control Systems, Mechatronic Engineering, Automation Engineering, Robotics, etc.).
  • 5+ years’ experience in programming microcontrollers, motor controllers & actuators (Siemens, Festo, SEW are the primary equipment brands used in the factory)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in software design for PLC, HMI, and debugging mechatronic systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in troubleshooting and debugging electrical issues using electrical schematics and components manuals.
  • Demonstrated experience in Automation Specification design redact for complex systems.
  • Ability to interpret both mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Able to work under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English.
Preferred Qualifications (good to have):
  • Knowledge of programming robots (e.g. ABB and UR are the primary brand used at site)
  • Proficiency with Electrical CAD design.
  • IPC programming knowledge (e.g. Beckhoff, B&R)
  • Experience with known Vision System design.   
  • Verbal and written communication skills in French and German are a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
We encourage everyone to apply and grow with us even if you may not tick all the boxes of the requirements, we are happy to hear about the value you can add to the team. 
Why us?
  • Steepest learning curve possible by joining a VC backed startup, incl. access to the management team
  • Ability to take end-to-end ownership for high impact projects
  • Lucrative financial package with competitive salary
  • Many personal growth opportunities in a very entrepreneurial team setup
About us
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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