Automation Engineer (H/F/X)

September 6th 2022

Laporte Euro is the European subsidiary of the Laporte Group, a Canadian Engineering Services company of 450 employees, specializing in pharmaceutical, biotechnological, food and industrial engineering. We offer a wide range of services in the process, packaging, cleanrooms, utilities, automation, and regulatory compliance fields. The Group is present in Canada, the United States and Europe. One of our major clients are GSK Vaccines, Novartis, Pfizer, MSD, Solvay pharmaceutical, and many other...

Mission Description

  • Collect and develop user requirements: Identify customer needs and translate into technical solutions
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary project team
  • Design automated system from network architecture to hardware & software recommendation 
  • Manage factory automation projects: planning, supervision, change control and reporting on budget, schedule and resources, manufacturers and contractors
  • Draft various technical documents adapted to customer requests (technical specifications) and supplier needs
  • Manage the Call for tenders and evaluate supplier from a technical, cost, quality and planning aspects
  • Approval of supplier execution studies
  • Coordinate and monitor supplier’s execution up to commissioning 
  • Participate in risk analysis and project review (HAZOP, FMEA… etc.)
You will develop your skills by working on international projects and through job mobility within the group, depending on the opportunities. Our corporate culture allows you to grow in an environment that promotes accountability and professional growth.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in automation and / or industrial computing, you must have at least 10 years of experience in the field of industrial automation and / or industrial computing
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), an asset if in pharmaceutical operations and facilities 
  • Fluent and technical English required
  • Fluent and technical French/Dutch is an asset
  • Teamwork and autonomy 
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Disciplined and organized
  • Flexibility
  • Analytical skills and adaptability
  • Curiosity and sense of innovation


  • Attractive salary package

Contact Details

To apply send your application (CV + Cover letter) to Louise Boissinot:
Please give details of the industrial projects you worked on. 
Recruitment process:
We review all applications, selected candidates will be contacted for a Teams interview followed by a face-to-face interview.
Each new employee benefits from an integration process (reception, introduction, integration).

Note: We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.