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Automation Solutions Engineer, Global RME

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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🔴 Closes on: 
May 20


At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need talented, smart, and driven people. We are one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.

We are looking for an experienced Automation Solutions Engineer (ASE) to join our Global Reliability Maintenance Engineering (RME) team, focusing on design, program, test and implement software solutions and processes that enhance the productivity and quality of our fulfillment sites.

This global role is an opportunity to become part of our team and make a real impact in different Amazon sites across the world, managing large-scale projects and initiatives, providing technical support to local teams and creating innovative solutions to adopt world class automated technologies and systems.

In Your Role You Will

  • Understand and troubleshoot material handling control systems, including PLC/PC controllers, industrial networks (Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus, Profinet, ASi), motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.
  • Programming and source coding for in-house built solutions based in PLC or PC controllers and SCADA/OEE platforms.
  • Lead international innovate solutions related to Automation Systems.
  • Project Management (PM) of large-scale initiatives that will require work activities coordination of site-based Automation Engineers (AE) to accomplish goals of the business.
  • Apply Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on troubleshooting and dive deeps for engineering issues, supporting local teams to investigate the root cause and planning actions to eliminate/mitigate the downtime of critical assets.
  • Create, optimize and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for control the efficiency, availability and quality of the machines, generating reports for improvement purposes.
  • Manage and deal with Vendors to plan and coordinate tickets resolution for local teams or network wide issues.
  • Provide technical guidance and decision making for collaboration projects or initiatives with other Amazon teams, being a key stakeholder in supporting technical and major network support requests.
  • Ensure remote troubleshooting capability is available on a rotational system to provide 24/7/365 support for all hardware or controls software systems within the sites locations.

Is required to travel to sites for support around 30%. This role is for EU-D AE Team, which scope is within Europe.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Barcelona, B, ESP

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of systems engineering fundamentals (networking, storage, operating systems)
  • Experience (non-internship) in professional software development
  • Experience designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems
  • Bachelor's degree
  • PLC Knowledge and experience in troubleshooting different machines and devices. Siemens or A&B min. requirement. Other types is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an Agile environment using the Scrum methodology
  • Experience building services using AWS products

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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🔴 Closes on: 
May 20
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