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Discipline Lead Automation System / Automation Engineer

Join Nynas expansion and become a key player in a role where you’ll have the overall responsibility for the Automation Discipline at the refinery in Nynäshamn.

About Nynas

Nynas wants to use the oil, not burn it. They´re a different oil company with around 1000 employees, production sites in Europe and South America and offices in over 30 countries around the world. Nynas specializes in research, production and delivers naphthenic special oils and bitumen to a growing global market. Together with their customers they build knowledge to find new adjustments and ways to face challenges that could help shaping a better society.

Nynas can offer you a challenging career in a developing environment that allows you to grow both personally and professionally. You are surrounded by dedicated colleagues in a friendly environment. You will be given the possibility to work in a company with a positive outlook and development. Nynas has during the last five years invested in new plants and is continuously developing the refinery towards a more secure and environmentally friendly place Nynas has a culture that fosters personal development and learning. The position is based at our main refinery located in Nynäshamn 40 minutes south of Stockholm.

About the department

The Engineering organization is divided into three groups; Process Engineering, focused on pre-studies and concept engineering, Plant Engineering a dedicated team of technical specialists that support Nynas portfolio of projects with discipline engineering input and Project Engineering: managing the portfolio of Nynas projects.

Your job

As the Discipline Lead Automation, you have overall responsibility for maintenance, configuration, projects and development of the distributed control system, Delta V, and related applications. Your role also implies overall responsibility for the technical solutions within the automation discipline in all investment projects managed by Engineering as well as technical and strategy development for the automation discipline.

You will be part of the Engineering Department in Manufacturing which is responsible for the specification and delivery of capital projects for Nynas, encompassing stand-alone projects, a portfolio of smaller plant additions and modifications, environmental projects, investigations and early phase study work.

Your main areas of responsibilities are:

  • Maintenance, configuration and development of the distributed control system (DeltaV) for Nynäshamn and support for Gothenburg and Hamburg.
  • Maintenance, configuration and development of contiguous systems to the distributed control system (PI, RSS, IMAC, AMS) for Nynäshamn and Gothenburg.
  • Leading or participating in training and investigations of the distributed control system for other Nynas sites.
  • To verify and quality assure a high availability and reliability of the distributed control system.
  • Competence and resource planning for the Automation discipline.
  • Strategy, budget input and development plans for the Automation discipline.

Education, work experience and personal characteristics

  • Master of science or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience from Automation Lead within process industry/refining/petrochemical industry or similar
  • Has participated in project execution within tight schedules, imposed by plant turnarounds, is preferred
  • Experience in DeltaV is preferred
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, it is advantageous to possess a proficiency in Swedish.

In this role Nynas will offer an interesting position, where you have the chance to develop your skills, and work with dedicated colleagues. You will be provided the opportunity to grow, and be supported within an established and successful company, with a clear growth strategy. Therefore, Nynas is looking for a person who lives Nynas company values of dedication, cooperation and proactivity.

To be successful in this role you can manage change and uncertainty, anticipating problems through good risk management. You must be able to thrive with short periods of high workload and be decisive in high pressure situations. You have good leadership ability and must be comfortable with establishing constructive working relationships with individuals throughout the organization.

Other information

Start: Upon agreement

Placement: Nynäshamn

Salary: Individual salary agreement

Contact and application

In this recruitment Nynas cooperates with Bravura. Apply for the job on as soon as possible. For questions please contact Petra Landestål or Olle Pettersson 08-520 651 96.

Welcome to join us!