Edge Engineer (M/F)

Grenoble, France
Digitalization – Digitalization Team /
CDI / Permanent position /
Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

About this role :

    • We are currently looking for our future Edge Engineer to join our Digital&IT department located in Grenoble.
      As a part of the Digital Operations team, your responsibilities will be to support Edge system design by proposing efficient technical solutions, testing and validating the systems' implementation, integration with automation, and interfaces with other systems like PLC, SCADA, IiOT, BMS, MES or Cloud services. You will also support systems commissioning for our Gigafactory from FAT to SOP and contribute to building a world-class MES Digital Manufacturing Industry 5.0 strategy

Main responsibilities :

    • Configure and customize Edge SCADA and IIoT solutions, including process authoring, development, unitary, and functional testing
    • Understand and implement data analysis and visualization use cases on the edge or SCADA platforms as per requirements from the engineering team
    • Study and implement OPC UA information model for each process
    • Work with machine suppliers to understand the functionalities and system interface
    • Apply advanced troubleshooting to Manufacturing systems problems
    • Contribute in designing solutions to make our Digital Operation platforms group activities efficient and agile (Automated non-regression tests, packages deployment)
    • Provide technical support and guidance to the operators, technicians, and engineers
    • Document and maintain the systems and software, including the design, configuration, testing, and operation procedures
    • Drive performance tests on platforms for data acquisition rate, load test, data storage, data transfer rate to cloud platform, etc.
    • Support the engineering team in the integration of new sensors and devices.
    • Work with the PLC/automation team for defining and performing FAT and SAT of data connectivity
    • Develop third-party applications in Python, Java, JavaScript, etc. to implement specific use cases

Requirements :

    • Master's degree in information systems or computer science
    • Minimum 3-years of hands-on experience in working on IIoT/ Edge / SCADA solutions
    • Proficiency in both English and French
    • Expertise with cloud connectivity protocols such as OPC UA, MQTT, REST, ModbusExpertise with databases such as MongoDB, InfluxDB, Postgres
    • Good understanding of UML, OPC UA data modelling concepts
    • Ideally, have experience with Aveva™ SCADA applications like OMI
    • Have experience on HighByte or similar Edge platforms
    • Knowledgeable about Azure cloud platform
    • Experience providing detailed and complex root-cause analysis support and maintenance to systems hardware and software as required.
    • Easily adapt to multi-cultural environment
    • Versatile, problem-solving, can-do and go get attitude
Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions*
- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
- Lunch vouchers
- 50% of local transportation costs financed
- 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT)* conditions may apply depending on type of contract
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at www.verkor.com
*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)
*conditions may apply depending on type of contract