Optimar is currently looking for an Automation Engineer to join our team in Vigo (Spain).

Automation Engineer

We are a leading company designing and manufacturing solutions for the food industry, in particular fish processing equipment for onboard and onshore factories.

Main tasks

Optimar is currently looking for an Automation Engineer to join our team in Vigo (Spain). 


  • Design of electrical drawings, ePLAN and AutoCAD.
  • Develop, debug and validate control system (PLC and HMI programs).
  • Purchases of automation components, relation with suppliers.
  • Preliminary test of installations in our facilities.
  • Commissioning and final tests with product in customer facilities, available to travel worldwide.
  • Provide training to production and maintenance personnel of the factories.
  • Service and after-sales support. 


Basic qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ePLAN and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of SYSMAC STUDIO (Omron), PLC and HMI programming.
  • Knowledge of EtherCAT field bus.
  • Experience with frequency inverters for motor drive.
  • Management of technical documentation, electrical automation diagrams, machinery drawings.
  • Responsible, effective and team member who can collaborate in our global organization with different sites.
  • Fluent oral and written English and good interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Automation/Industrial Engineer and/or:
  • Proven experience with:

      • ePLAN and AutoCAD.
      • SYSMAC STUDIO (Omron).
      • EtherCAT and/or frequency inverters.
      • Commissioning and Start-up.
  •  SQL database is a plus.
  • OPC-UA server is a plus.
  • Strong background in mechanics, pneumatics, oleo hydraulics and/or industrial cooling systems is a plus.

What we can offer you:

  • Good economic conditions and a career path with salary revision.
  • Permanent contract.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Immediate incorporation into an international solid industrial group.
  • International environment.

Contact person:
Jose Fernández. Phone number +34 651029443

Application to email: hhrr@optimar.es