Project Engineer Automation

  • Leeuwarderweg 1, 8501 ZD Joure, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.

What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup

Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

Job Description

In the role as Project Engineer Automation you will be part of the Global Engineering team. This team is a major contributor to the core processes within JDE Central. The team is aiming for the highest results and is looking forward to a strong contributor to extend their international team further.

You will be responsible for implementing the best engineering solutions. Next to that you will realize capital investments and process optimizations. This in order to establish and sustain competitive advantage. Therefore you will collaborate closely with our other departments such as, R&D, Business Unit, Local Engineering and Finance. Combining strong project management skills with a broad and deep understanding of electrical and automation engineering is your second nature.

Are you able to manage knowledge building and business related activities? Are you the one who can contribute and propose new ideas? Support process studies and implement new technologies?  Are you able to deliver the projects in a timely matter within the project costs? Is travelling internal on a weekly base something that excides you? Can you do all of this with a driven and enthusiastic attitude? Then, this might be the new career step you are looking for.


To be successful in this role, you will need a degree, in ideally Electrical engineering, Industrial engineering, Automation engineering or related. You have experience in leading cross functional teams, you have an accurate understanding of data, facts and figures. You will have 3+ years of professional expertise in a multi-cultural environment in instrumental control & automation in a related industry.

Are you enthusiastic and do you believe you are the perfect match for this role? We are keen to receive your formal applications.

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