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Automation Engineer, Plytec, Lahti

Plytec Oy

Are you looking for an exciting role in automation engineering? Our client company Plytec is seeking talent to join their Lahti team, where you'll create and deploy automation solutions. Read more below and apply today!

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Company: Plytec Oy

City: Lahti

Job Category: Technology

Extent: Full time, permanent contract with Academic Work

Start date: As soon as possible

Type of work: Staffing

About the role

Our client company Plytec, based in Lahti, Finland, is currently seeking an automation engineer to join their experienced team. As an automation engineer, you will play an important role in the design, programming, development, and implementation of automated systems aimed at enhancing operational efficiency and productivity. Depending on your previous background and strengths, you may focus on a specific aspect of projects, whether it be design, development, programming, or deployment.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with senior colleagues and clients to understand project requirements and deliver innovative solutions effectively. Occasional travel (20-30 days per year) will be required to oversee the installation and deployment of automation systems at client sites, where you will provide hands-on support and technical expertise as needed. At Plytec, we prioritize continuous learning and development, offering a supportive environment where you can expand your skills and expertise in automation engineering.

You are offered

  • Interesting and diverse job responsibilities
  • Opportunity to influence and develop operations
  • Flexible work environment
  • Supportive and fun work environment

We are looking for

  • Relevant education (e.g., degree in automation or mechatronics)
  • Previous experience in PLC programming (Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500)
  • Willingness to travel for commissioning projects
  • Fluent written and spoken English

It is meritorious if you have

  • Fluent written and spoken Finnish
  • Experience in machine safety controls
  • Knowledge of automation components
  • Previous involvement in wood panel processing projects Knowledge can be gained through education, experience or self-taught.

To succeed in the role, your personal skills are:

  • Independent
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Motivated

Our recruitment process

This recruitment process is handled by Academic Work and it is our client’s wish that all questions regarding the position is directed to Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the next phase. The process includes two tests: one personality test and one cognitive test. The tests are tools to find the right talent for the right position, to enable equality, diversity, and a fair process.

Plytec Oy

Plytec is in its third decade serving the plywood industry. At Plytec, we have been following the latest developments in technology and the plywood market. We believe that the future of plywood lies in high quality products and being able to meet customer requirements – even if raw material issues might make that more difficult than previously. Plytec’s mission is to provide advanced technology that enhances your competitiveness both today and into the future. Dynamic veneer technology for a dynamic plywood industry. That is our goal.

Become a part of Academic Work

As a consultant at Academic Work, we offer great opportunities for professional growth, building your network and creating valuable contacts for the future. You will also have a designated Consultant Manager to support you along your journey.

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Do you have questions about this job?

Vilma Tanskanen or a colleague in the recruitment team will gladly answer you on Please specify advert-ID in your email: 15104190

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