GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food and beverage processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. Approximately 18,000 employees in more than 50 countries contribute significantly to GEA’s success – come and join them! We offer interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company.

Goal:The Global Engineering Pool in India is committed to support in terms of Skilled Resources to support projects and Internal standardization activities with in GEA for LPT as well as Other GEA divisions with ultimate aim of generating potential savings for GEA by utilisation low cost resources. THE POSITION - General Definition • To provide automation and electrical engineering capabilities To assist in the preparation and presentation of tenders and proposals, and delivery of projects. • Upon securing a contract / order the engineer (depending upon the size and complexity of the project) may be required to operate independently or as part of a project team to design, supply, install, commission and document the project.

Your responsibilities and tasks:

Role & Responsibilities :

•  Point of contact for all specific software engineering questions and tasks, both internally and externally


• Software engineering responsibilities for specific projects, both new projects as well as upgrade projects on existing installations.

• Manages programming, testing and software quality of ongoing software projects.

• Reports project status and project timing to the head of software engineering.

• Discusses in team with the project manager and/or the project engineer functional specifications and software design specifications and status open software issues

• Project specific changes to standard software control modules are pre-discussed with automation standardization lead

• Discusses with operations software testing on installations on assembly

• Discusses with validation issues detected during formal validation and resolves issues.

• Manages all software aspects during start up at customer site for  installations on site, controls software updates on site, and manages software links with other installations on site: MES, cleaning skids,….

• Actively cooperates in achieving environmental and safety targets as defined by local management (e.g. waste treatment, energy reduction, safety instructions,.. …)

• Troubleshooting and root cause analysis of software issues for existing installations.

Your profile and qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering Degree in 

• Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation & Controls or similar education background.

Work Experience

•  1-7 years

•  Experience on any particular Pharma / Food / Chemical Industry.


•  Siemens TIA Portal, Step7, CPU's: S7-1500/300/400 PLC knowledge

•  Siemens WinCC Scada experience

•  Visual Basic knowledge

• Industrial Communication Protocols (OPC, Profinet, Profibus, IO Link,…)

• Variable Frequency Drive controls (Schneider, Danfoss, …)

• Databases and SQL knowledge.

• Microsoft .Net technologies are assets.

Languages known

• Must have English

Travel Requirements

• The Engineer would be based in India office

• Initial training period (approx. 3 to 6 months) at GEA office

• Limited travel will be required, Involving in Panel FAT throughout India & abroad. 

Other Qualifications

• Computer literacy with Mail Outlook

• Microsoft Office Products Word, Excel, MS Project, Access.

• Team player

• Have knowledge with machines controls.

• Formal work according to internal specified procedures, GAMP, etc

• Quickly learn new methods, both in your knowledge domain and beyond

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