Reference : 579124

VIE Automation Software Engineer

  • Information Systems
  • United Kingdom
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Posting date : 07/31/2020

Position description

As part of the automation engineering group you will work in collaboration with the team in charge of developments of supervisory control systems for the gypsum and insulation activities of Saint-Gobain worldwide.

You will be located in East Leake, Loughborough, Leicestershire.

Main Responsibilities:

Your main tasks will be :

- Web application programming in an industrial environment, 

- Scada and/or historian system design for production lines worldwide, 

- Development of new automation solutions, test of new technologies, 

- Commissionning and software adjustments, 

- Training of operators and of local maintenance teams

You will work in collaboration with a team of software engineers and process engineers.

Once the development phase is complete you will be required to deploy the application in several production units of the Saint-Gobain group.



We are looking for an Automation Engineer or Industrial Computer Scientist with Scada system programming skills. Technical knowledge of several programming languages: C, Java, Python, 

if you recognised yourself in the elements below, please apply !

  • Results focus: Works towards achievement of project targets
  • Anticipation: Anticipates predictable difficulties and acts to avoid them. Demonstrates perseverance and tenacity in the face of obstacles met along the way.
  • Open mind & sensitivity towards differences: Able to work in other countries/cultures. Capable of communicating effectively with a variety of persons.
  • Teamwork: Creates opportunities for cooperation and is in constant search of collective efficiency. Actively seeks others points of view.
  • Adaptation: The candidate must be able to adapt and learn quickly, take initiative and work autonomously.


Additional description

Please be aware that the VIE is a French government program open only to citizens of the European Economic Area*  under 28 years of age.
For more information concerning the V.I.E. program please visit

*28 Member States of the European Union including Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Monaco

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