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Automation Engineer

Founded in 1968, SKAN is a pioneer in cleanroom equipment and the development of isolators for the pharmaceutical industry. Innovative products, tailor-made solutions and an effective service organisation have made SKAN a market leader and a key partner to industry and research laboratories.


At SKAN, healthy growth is important to us. We are always looking for talented individuals to fill a wide range of roles. Apply now!




  • Conceptual design, creation and expansion of target group-oriented standard software for PLC controls and their documentation
  • Identification, development and maintenance of programming support applications 
  • Identification and development of standardization and optimization potentials
  • Execution and documentation of program tests within the scope of a standard & GMP compliant control qualification
  • Technical mediation between departments and development and implementation of a technical consensus  
  • Co-responsibility for functionality and feasibility of standard software and standard documents




  • Engineer FH, HF with specialization in electrical engineering or automation
  • Several years of professional experience in plant engineering, preferably with a pharmaceutical background
  • Very good user knowledge of Siemens (Step 7/TIA) and/or Allen Bradley controls
  • User knowledge of Visual Basic
  • Safe handling of MS-Office and IT systems
  • German and good knowledge of English




  • Excellent communication, collaboration and problem solving skills
  • Independent working method
  • Structured and target-oriented way of working
  • analytical way of working
  • Pleasure in developing and defining applicable and acceptable standards


We offer you


  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Freedom for ideas
  • Participation in sports and leisure activities
  • Promotion through further training, especially at our SKAN Academy
  • Intensive and job-oriented introduction
  • Short decision-making paths and flat hierarchies
  • Open communication policy
  • 5 weeks holidays and the possibility of further holidays


For questions please contact Andrea Scheurmann.