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ElcogenAutomation Engineer

A leading European solid oxide fuel cell manufacturer Elcogen is now looking for a motivated Automation Engineer to join their growing team!

As an Automation Engineer, your main task is to program, commission, and maintain Elcogen’s production equipment - including conditioning stations, printing lines, and assembly automation - in the existing factory in Vantaa and in the upcoming factory in Tallinn. In the future, you can also take part in developing test equipment automation. More specifically, your diverse tasks will include:

  • Programming and implementation of automation systems for production and testing purposes

  • Commissioning and qualification of the new automated equipment in Finland and in Estonia

  • Troubleshooting automated processes or equipment

  • Communicating with equipment and system suppliers

  • Maintaining automation hardware, software and interfaces

As an Automation Engineer, you work in close collaboration with different stakeholders, so we hope you have good communication and collaboration skills. You may be a freshly graduated Automation Engineer looking to start your career, or you may already have gained relevant working experience - either way, we hope you are willing to learn, you have good problem-solving skills and you pay attention to detail. Since Elcogen is a small yet dynamic and growing company, we also value a positive can-do attitude and a development-oriented mindset.

We hope you have at least the following qualities:

  • Relevant educational background , such as a M.Sc.. in Automation Engineering or B.Sc. with some work experience

  • Familiarity with process automation

  • Programming skills including automation systems

  • Good skills in written and spoken English; skills in Finnish are seen as an asset

We consider as an asset :

  • Applicable working experience - background in electrical installation is also seen as a plus

  • Experience in commissioning of automation systems

  • Understanding of process equipment such as sensors, actuators, and other hardware

What Elcogen offers you:

  • A truly meaningful job and mission - Elcogen’s products are used to produce energy with less CO2 emission and to produce green hydrogen, enabling us all a cleaner future

  • Interesting and versatile role where you’ll be able to develop your skills and leave your mark in the company’s growth

  • International, dynamic and friendly atmosphere - at Elcogen, you’ll join a small and devoted team, who will help you to get started and are always ready to help and discuss technical matters

  • Numerous opportunities to learn, develop and grow - together with the company

  • Flexible working conditions

You will be based in Elcogen’s office at Vantaa, with partial opportunities for remote work. Since Elcogen’s upcoming factory locates in Tallinn, we hope you have readiness for occasional traveling.

Is this your next career step?

If you want to be part of Elcogen’s mission “We enable clear sky”, apply now! Please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF-format by latest 17th of May via our application system. Please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email.

To familiarize yourself with Elcogen, please visit here: For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Sofia Latva-Koivisto (+358 50 321 4473, sofia.latva-koivisto(at)

In this position, you will be employed directly to Elcogen Oy.

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Elcogen is a world-leading manufacturer of solid oxide cells and stack technology for industrial power generation and hydrogen production markets. Their products enable clean and efficient power generation through the world’s best rate of primary energy conversion efficiency. The company has won the Innovator of The Year category on the Entrepreneurship Award 2020 of Estonia and was the winner of Innovation at European Business Awards 2019. Elcogen has over 100 customers globally and the company's enthusiastic and highly professional team strives to fulfill the mission of reshaping how the world is powered.

Automation EngineerElcogen


Job PositionElectrical Engineering and Automation, Energy, Chemical and Process Engineering

Contract typeFull time

Apply by17.05.2022

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