Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Automation Engineer - IIoT & MES Implementation

 Job Description:

Client Introduction:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with one of our esteemed clients. This client is a global leader in the Manufacturing sector, known for its commitment to quality and innovation. They have chosen Dautom as their trusted partner for their upcoming projects.

Job Title: Automation Engineer - IIoT & MES Implementation

Job Description: The Automation Engineer will oversee the implementation of IIoT and MES systems in our cable manufacturing facility, with a focus on PLC, networking, and systems integration.

This individual will be pivotal in designing and implementing cutting-edge solutions to enhance production efficiency and ensure secure, reliable operations.


PLC & Control Systems

  • Modify PLC S7-300 & S7-400 logic and work with other controllers like Allen Bradley and B&R.
  • Program and test automated machinery using Simatic Step7 and TIA portal.
  • Ensure full integration of PLC programs and design of HMI panels for machine requirements and complete industrial communication networks.

Networking & Communication

  • Handle industrial networks including field bus networks (ProfiNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet/IP) and serial communications (RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, Profibus) between PLCs and instruments.
  • Oversee Ethernet communications between machine PLCs and OT/IT systems.
  • Manage, maintain, and troubleshoot network infrastructure including wireless access points, firewalls, routers, switches, and controllers.
  • Design and create detailed network diagrams and documents for communication systems planning.

Project Management & Documentation

  • Study new project requirements, prepare detailed electrical engineering drawings of systems and components, and compile circuit manuals including overviews and bill of materials.
  • Perform tasks such as equipment selection, schematic design, system layout, cost estimation, and system documentation.
  • Follow up on installation works onsite, including cable trays laying, cables laying, and cable terminations.

Software & Cloud Integration

  • Programming experience with at least one language (NodeJS, C#, JavaScript, etc.).
  • Cloud networking, networking automation, and network security.

Innovative Problem Solving

  • Think critically to devise solutions to challenges.
  • Provide detailed specifications for hardware and application selection.
  • Maintain knowledge of transport systems and network infrastructure standards.

Skills & Qualifications:

  1. Proven hands-on experience with PLCs, especially S7-300 & S7-400. Familiarity with Allen Bradley and B&R is advantageous.
  2. Proficiency in industrial networks and serial communication protocols.
  3. Knowledge of Simatic Step7 and TIA portal.
  4. Programming skills in languages like NodeJS, C#, or JavaScript.
  5. Strong understanding of network infrastructure tools and protocols.
  6. Ability to create and interpret electrical engineering drawings and documentation.
  7. Experience in cloud networking, networking automation, and network security.
  8. Innovative thinking with a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive salary and bonus structure.
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Flexible work arrangements, including remote work options.
  • Employee recognition programs and a collaborative team environment.