Project Engineer Automation

Liquin has a strong position within the port of Rotterdam. We are an important and independent storage terminal for chemical products in the ARA region (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp). And we are located in a great place, where – unlike many other companies – we do have room to expand. For existing and new customers. Together with them we want to explore new paths, for example around the storage of sustainable and durable products.

Working at Liquin means: working in a dynamic environment, but also adding value to people’s lives. Because we store and handle products that are essential in our daily lives. In the cleanest and safest way possible. Whether you are talking about your sneakers, your toothbrush or your peanut butter sandwich: Your work as Project Engineer Automation ensures that these products are produced safely. Working for Liquin is even more exciting and fun than before. We are more independent and flexible and dedicated to meet our customer needs. We link past experience to an energetic scale-up mentality. We aim to be the best employer in the port of Rotterdam; and we go the full yard to  accomplish that!

Project Engineer Automation

You will participate in the Automation cluster team and are responsible for delivering project results. You will be part of the Liquin sustaining capex team. You are responsible for the development and implementation of OT, terminal automation architecture and solution architecture at our terminals.

The project engineer Automation reports to the cluster lead automation.

Your role as Project Engineer Automation

You will lead the Automation cluster team and are responsible for delivering strong team results and deliver automation projects yourself.:

  • Responsible for effective and efficient engineering and execution of the automation projects your portfolio according to the Liquin Project Management standards including gate reviews, risk mitigation and all project deliverables according to the applicable codes and Liquin Standards. This in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders;
  • Responsible for managing the budget, quality, planning, risks and scope of the automation projects in your portfolio;
  • Responsible for the management of change process for the projects in your portfolio;
  • Participate in multidisciplinary project teams where you are responsible for the automation scope;
  • Close cooperation with the construction team in multidisciplinary projects, support FAT/SAT and fulfill a coordinating role when delivering the project results to operations and maintenance;
  • Support the Liquin terminals on automation issues and actively support continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree industrial automation, control technology, electrical engineering or related field;
  • Excellent leadership skills, strong in directing performance and realizing agreed targets;\
  • Minimal 3-5 years of terminal experience or experience in a related industry;
  • Knowledge of PLC/SCADA, networks and DCS;
  • Knowledge of Yokogawa is a pré;
  • Knowledge of project management, tools and standards including project control systems;
  • Have general knowledge of industrial automation and process technology;
  • Flexibility to work on any of the Liquin terminals;
  • Excellent stakeholder management on various levels;
  • Proven Safety leadership and service minded;
  • Entrepreneurial, energetic personality, self-motivated;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.



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Field(s) of study



All terminals