Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer.

Senior Automation Engineer



€80000 - €100000 per year




Automation engineer

Senior Automation Engineer (DeltaV Expertise & German Fluency Required)

Do you have a passion for automation and a deep understanding of DeltaV systems? Are you fluent in German and eager to collaborate with international teams? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are searching for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Automation Engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will play a key part in designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining our automation systems, with a focus on DeltaV technology.


  • Lead DeltaV projects from conception to completion, ensuring adherence to project timelines and budgets.
  • Develop and implement control strategies and logic for process automation.
  • Configure and troubleshoot DeltaV hardware and software.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of automation documentation.
  • Stay current on the latest DeltaV technologies and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate effectively with engineers, technicians, and other team members in a fast-paced environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Senior Automation Engineer or similar role.
  • Proven expertise in DeltaV DCS, including configuration, troubleshooting, and project management.
  • Strong understanding of process control fundamentals (PID loops, control strategies, etc.).
  • Experience with PLCs, HMIs, and SCADA systems a plus.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluency in German is mandatory.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • A chance to make a real impact on our company's success.

If you are a results-oriented automation professional with a passion for DeltaV and a knack for languages, we encourage you to apply!

Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Luke Driscoll


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