Controls Engineer (m/f) – Lisboa


Our client is a multinational in the food industry and is currently looking for a Controls Engineer (m/f).


The Professional will report to the area manager and will assume as responsibilities:

• Design control system consistent with the Health and Safety, Hygiene, Environment and Quality policies;

• To follow the management of change procedure in the group, involving Maintenance and other Operating Areas in the different change steps;

• Support site infrastructure for existing systems and serves as resource for operating systems and applications for manufacturing processes;

• Propose, design, and implement the algorithms needed to sustain continuous improvement based on manufacturing direction;

• Develop configuration database and control logic;

• Build HMI graphical interfaces;

• Perform assigned programming tasks for machines which utilize PLCs, PACs, motion controllers, hydraulics, pneumatics, vision, robotics, servo drives, stepper motors, electrical/electronic systems, HMI & SCADA Testing, commissioning and startup;

• Support systems installed base configuration and system management activities, as well as new platform migrations;

• Keep current in discipline, assess new technologies and ideas, develop, evaluate, and seek approval for new concepts or equipment to improve efficiency capability;

• To initiate the workflow of project activities; prepare monthly progress reports and issue them to the relevant stakeholders;

• Evaluate and select appropriate electrical and instrumentation components, technologies, and advise suppliers for hiring;

• Handle project administration, including cost control, schedule control and project SAP administration.


• Degree in Electrical / Physics Engineering or related Engineering field from an accredited University;

• 3-5 years of work experience in similar roles;

• Experience with programmable logic controllers and computer networking in an industrial setting;

• Demonstrable electrical, instrumentation and control systems experience;

• Good facilitator and ideally with knowledge and experienced with Continuous Improvement tools;

• Fluent in English;

• Availability to travel abroad.