Automation engineer m/f

  • published on 7/1/22

  • Schaumburg

  • As soon as possible

  • Permanent contract

  • 5+ years of Automation and Electrical experience in industrial projects

  • 90 – 100 k$ according to profile and experience

  • Sedentary job

  • 15 PTOs per years / Health insurance: Prior to the set-up of the Company’s Health Insurance Plan, you will receive an allowance equal to 85% of the cost of your health insurance personal plan is granted to you, up to a maximum of $1275 per month for a family contract or $ 425 per month for you only / 401k: company contribution to a maximum of 4% of the employee’s annual salary / 6 holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, veterans’ day, thanksgiving, Christmas / Benefits contribution agreement


PRODEVAL group, the European leader in membrane treatment and the recovery of biogas from the methanisation of organic waste, was founded 30 years ago. It was built around the agricultural world and a strong industry spirit. With a unique expertise and a spirit of conquest, the Group is positioned as a key player to provide concrete, pragmatic and immediate solutions to the major challenges of tomorrow in the field of renewable energy, energy sovereignty and green mobility.

Prodeval operates in 4 interdependent industrial fields: biogas purification, green mobility (BioGNV, BioGNL), CO2 liquefaction, and services to the operator (maintenance, training, etc.) totalling €120m of turnover in 2021 and 310 employees, spread over 4 countries.

We are PRODEVAL CORP, a company working in the treatment and upgrading of Biogas from the Anaerobic Digestion of organic waste.

An independent and human-sized company, we provide our clients with tailored solutions for Biomethane production and distribution.

Leader on the French market we are now coming on the US market with the will to be successful too!


Your missions will be :

Adapt existing programs :

  • Definition and adaptation of automation, communication and supervision equipment
  • Design program structures and programming logics
  • Editing safety logic diagrams
  • Establishing network architectures

Program :

  • CPU and HMI programmation according to the predefined logics, the control narratives and the local norms and regulation
  • Suggest ways to improve and develop existing programs Improve and develop existing programs, with the aim of assisting in troubleshooting and process monitoring
  • Integrate the principles of industrialization in the programming

Commissioning and services :

  • Participate in the commissioning of pilot and standard unit: install the PLC program, check its operation, check the safety loop, validate start-up sequences, …
  • Participate in the fine tuning of the units: Assist technicians for the troubleshooting iof the unit (on site or remotely) on the following: instrumentation, frequency drives, program updates, ....

Technical support on electrical work :

  • Electrical diagrams check Update and continuous improvement of US product electrical diagrams
  • Provide a remote assistance to technician on field

Participate in the continuous improvement of PRODEVAL processes Track deliverables during the life of the project :

  • Leading a permanent reflection
  • Carrying out test campaigns including automatism modification in order to improve Prodeval processes
  • Participate in tools development to improve the operation of the units
  • Following up on modification / upgrades
  • Realizing retrofits as requested by the manager
  • Carrying out automation electrical REX

Profile / Qualifications

Bachelor 's or Master’s Degree in Automation, Electrical, or Computer Science.

5+ years of Automation and Electrical experience in industrial projects

You must have experience with Siemens and Rockwell software, other software languages are an advantage.

You are autonomous, organized, know how to manage customer interfaces, and are concerned about technical, risk and financial issues.

If you speak a second language (Spanish, German or Italian), this is an advantage.

Proven knowledge and versatility in the biogas sector or equivalent (Oil&Gas) is an advantage.

Willingness and ability to travel ~20% in North America

To be provided as soon as possible

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