Principal Project Application Engineer

Schneider Electric Systems Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
01.11.2013/ Upon agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Invensys Engineering Excellence Center in Bratislava is looking for a Principal Project Application Engineer who will have the full responsibility for providing engineering support and technical leadership on projects of significant complexity, primarily in oil & gaz industry.

Your responsibilities will include the following:
• Work directly with the customer to understand technical specifications and assist in defining detailed application, system, and hardware requirements;
• Ensure that the system delivery meets the agreed technical scope and complies with all relevant HSE regulations;
• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineering team members;
• Coordinate on-site engineering, start-up and application commissioning, take a lead role on projects if needed;
• Provide technical leadership in customer and application acceptance tests;
• Provide technical pre-sales support to the sales team.

Employee perks, benefits

At Invensys we know our success depends upon you. We provide career development opportunities, professional trainings and learning opportunities to help you to realize your full potential.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Automation, Process Control

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

• Minimum Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Industrial automation, Process Control, Information Technologies, Electrical Engineering or related field;
• Minimum of 8 to 10 years of similar experience within the automation industry, previous experience with Industrial Control Systems (DCS, PLC) is a must;
• Previous experience with managing a small team is a major advantage;
• Very good written and spoken English;
• Good communication and presentation skills;
• Desired competencies: Customer focus, Action oriented, Planning, Creativity, Interpersonal Savvy, Learning on the fly;
• Driving license;
• Willingness and flexibility to travel up to 50% of your working time.


Brief description of the company

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation with a unique local presence through our 140.000+ employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. We are a technology company and create connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities, and enrich lives.

Schneider Electric Process Automation is a division that creates and applies advanced technologies to enable the safe and efficient operation of industrial and commercial operations and manufacturing sites. Main Brands of Schneider Electric Process Automation are Foxboro, Triconex, Modicon, Ecostruxure.

Engineering Excellence Center (EEC) has been operating in Bratislava since 2008 and employs 90+ employees. The EEC has been successfully executing engineering various projects for well-known global customers in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, power and other industry.

Number of employees

50-99 employees
ID: 1574207  Dátum zverejnenia: 18.9.2013