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About the role:

  • Our Industrial Automation team, made up of 3 people, is integrated into the AMRA-Electrical department and focuses on the OT network and the regulation and control equipment in collaboration with the maintenance team.
  • As an Industrial Automation Engineer, you will work on the configuration of control strategies, SCADA systems, programmable controllers and cyber security in OT networks. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of industrial processes and cyber security and have a positive impact on plant performance.

You will be accountable for:

  • Maintenance of control systems and PLCs.
  • Cybersecurity in the OT network.
  • Programming and development of control strategies, both in DCS and PLC systems.
  • Maintenance of virtualization systems in OT networks.
  • Integration of IIoT equipment.
  • We offer a permanent contract based on onsite working mode.

About you:

  • Relevant education degree in Industrial Electronics Engineering and Automation or equivalent.
  • Relevant work experience, minimum five years, in maintenance and programming of DCS control systems and/or Cybersecurity in OT networks.


  • DCS programming. – Knowledge of programming Honeywell systems, both in TDC3000 and Experion, will be valued.
  • PLC programming. – Knowledge in programming Siemens systems will be valued, both in STEP7 projects and in TIA Portal.
  • Programming in SCADA systems. – Experience in SCADA systems from manufacturers Honeywell (HMIWeb) and Siemens (WinCC and PCS7) will be valued.
  • Knowledge of industrial networks and communication protocols
  • Experiences in OT networks, both wired Ethernet and fiber optics.
  • Industrial communication protocols: Modbus (TCP/IP, RTU), OPC, Profibus.
  • Configuration of IP protocols on industrial computers.
  • Industrial cybersecurity – experience in IEC standard and NIS2 regulations will be valued.
  • Integration of computer systems in OT networks.
  • Programming industrial switches, preferably CISCO.
  • Industrial firewall programming, preferably Fortigate and Palo Alto.
  • Advanced user knowledge of operating systems: Windows, Linux.
  • Industrial virtualization systems: Development of virtual machines and virtual environments, mainly on VMware and vSphere platforms; Integration and installation of ThinClient in OT networks; Integration of IIoT systems in the industry; Programming and installation of IIoT sensors and Development of Dashboards on industrial platforms such as PIVision.


  • We are looking for a person with teamwork skills to join the current group
  • With a B2 or higher level of English.
  • Accustomed to taking on new challenges, with the capacity for continuous development.

About the pay and benefits

  • Attractive and equitable pay for all: compensation is determined within a range to foster your development in the role. While Spain’s base pay reasonably expected for this role is 40,000 EUR gross annually, your salary may ultimately be higher or lower based on your skills and experience. Additionally, we provide a competitive total rewards package that includes a bonus and/or other incentives.
  • Solvay Cares program: minimum of 16 weeks of parenting leave for all employees and package with healthcare, disability and life insurance coverage.
  • Prioritization of well-being: Solvay Solidarity Fund to support employees through hardship, work-life balance promotion, flexible approach to work part-time or hybrid work arrangements (depending on the type of job), employee assistance program with access to physical and psychological support.
  • Professional development: prioritization of internal talents for career progression, access to a training platform, opportunities to join Employee Resource Groups (ERG) for experience sharing and mentorship and free language courses in 24 languages.