Automation Engineer, ALD Equipment

Beneq is the home of ALD, offering a wide portfolio of equipment products and development services. Today Beneq leads the market with innovative solutions for advanced R&D, flexible high-volume manufacturing, high precision spatial ALD coatings, roll-to-roll, and batch production.

Headquartered in Espoo, Finland our team consists of domain experts in chemistry, physics and material sciences. With over 30 years of industrial ALD experience we offer both graduates and experienced professionals the best career opportunities in this rapidly growing technology. Discover more benefits of doing what you love:


We are now strengthening our team and looking for several

Automation Engineers, ALD Equipment

In this position you will be designing the software and automation for Beneq ALD equipment. Alongside with project deliveries, your work will support continuous development and maintenance of the current automation systems.

A solid work experience in similar positions is a necessity in order to succeed in the position. The responsibilities can be modified to an extent according to your own skills and interests.

The position is located in Espoo, Finland. Our recently renovated office is in Olarinluoma - a short walk from the Niittykumpu metro station.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Designing automation software and automation instrumentation
  • Commissioning the equipment deliveries alongside with process engineers
  • Providing technical support for customers, sales and manufacturing
  • Creating material for maintenance instructions and manuals
  • Understanding semiconductor industry demands and SEMI-standards


To succeed in this position, you have:

  • Strong Engineering background with 5+ years of experience, typically BSc or MSc degree in automation engineering
  • Solid problem-solving skills, Self-guided and customer-oriented mindset with can-do attitude
  • Experience with automation instrumentation and electrical drawings
  • Preferably knowledge of Beckhoff TwinCAT 3 PLC software, or Codesys environments and experience with IEC 61131-3 structured text. But other PLC software knowledge also regarded relevant.
  • Interest or knowledge of HTML5+JS based HMI design tools
  • Solid verbal and written English
  • Readiness to travel and meet our customers


We appreciate if you have some knowledge in:

  • Microsoft SQL Server and SQL programming
  • Computer languages (e.g.  C#, Visual C++,)
  • Software Technologies ( e.g. OOP, ADO, OLE DB, ODBC,).
  • Fieldbus technologies (e.g. EtherCat, Profinet, DeviceNet, OPC UA, Modbus, FL-net)
  • Process automation, PI-drawings and 2D CAD-programs


We offer you:

We offer an opportunity to work in an interesting and fast growing global high-technology business, to participate in work process development and to develop your professional and personal competences further with top talents. You get to work in a dynamic culture with a team of supportive colleagues. Your future colleagues come from over 20 different nationalities, and we embrace the diversity and individual needs of everyone, who works at Beneq. We are a unique employer that combines the hands-on, dynamic mindset of a fast-growth startup with the solid funding and resources of a larger enterprise.

Our Finnish working culture ensures you’re able to find your ideal balance in work and life. We have flexible working hours, hybrid working model and great employee benefits.

Read more about Beneq as an employer, get to know our people and the benefits that we offer:  


Want to learn more?

For more information you can contact Sylvain Moreau, Automation Lead, Semiconductor ALD, +358 50 325 7248 by phone after 4pm or by email:


If we caught your interest, the next steps are easy

Do you want to be part of our community in Espoo? Don’t hesitate to apply. Please send your application including your CV and your salary expectation through the apply-link to our easy-to-use recruitment portal latest on 30th September. Let us hear from you as soon as possible, as we might proceed in the process already during the application period.

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Today, Beneq is the most recognized provider of premium ALD equipment and R&D services for top tech companies and leading universities worldwide. We are an internationally operating and financially stable company, but still small enough for you to make a difference. At Beneq, you can develop your skills through exciting opportunities together with Fortune 500 listed companies, as a part of a global industry. With us, your impact on the world is made concrete.

Realize your potential by collaborating with our dynamic team in delivering atom-scale answers to planet-sized questions. 

Location: Olarinluoma 9, Espoo
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