Internship Assignment | Automation Engineering & Industrial Computing

Uren per week
40 uur
€ 500,- bruto p/m

Over de functie

Over de functie

This internship assignment is for an US organization which specializes in biotechnological medicines, with a powerful sense of a shared purpose towards our mission of serving patients worldwide. At the Breda site we receive semi-manufactured products which are then labeled and packed country-specific and shipped to various countries worldwide. Our motto: “Every Patient, Every Time.”

In recent years the organization has been evolving and transforming its technology landscape significantly. To keep up with ever increasing demands we are continuously exploring the possibilities of new technologies like Digital Transformation and Data Analytics. Within such a dynamic and fast changing environment we are embracing technical challenges. We are always on the look-out for young talent with a highly developed technical background and an innovative mindset. Someone who can bridge the gap between Information Systems and Automation Engineering and who can bring fresh ideas to the table.

System lifecycle management
In today’s dynamic manufacturing world, production systems are becoming more and more integrated within the Information Systems world. This leads to a more efficient and more controlled production plant with powerful tools for data analytics and remote monitoring.
Since systems are becoming more and more integrated, security risks are also becoming more prominent. Cyber security is a major challenge in today’s ever-changing technological landscape. In order to stay up-to-date, most manufacturing systems require OS upgrades, application upgrades, regular patching and maintenance. In a pharmaceutical GxP environment however systems are strictly controlled, and most activities or updates require thorough validation and time-intensive testing.
The IS and Engineering world are merging and are rapidly evolving and we face challenges to bring them together and to keep pace with the latest state-of-the-art technology.
We need to develop new system lifecycle strategies to keep up with this fast changing environment. Do you want to be a part of that journey of transformation?

Develop a Centralized Engineering Environment using Siemens TIA Portal

Problem statement:
Within the company Production facility multiple Production lines are equipped with Siemens Industrial Automation components like Siemens S7 PLCs & HMI panels.
The overall oversight and complexity is within the variety of Production line specific Engineering platforms needed for maintaining/upgrading/monitoring Production lines.
Currently, updates to Siemens Firmware / OS are performed manually, and Remote Vendor Access support is difficult to realize.

Wat we bieden

Learning benefits:
GMP environment, Information Systems, Systems integration, Cyber Security, Industrial Automation, Networks

An Internship compensation of €500,- per month

Functie eisen

As manufacturing systems will be connected to the network, manufacturing systems become at risk as they are confronted with cyber threats. Extensive effort must be realized to have the latest technologies and the best security to protect our Production environment.
Adherence to Cybersecurity threats becomes critical as our Manufacturing systems are potentially risks for cyber-attacks, therefore the Goal is to develop and implement an oversight Virtual Engineering Platform with the latest Siemens TIA Portal Engineering package, which acts as portal for Remote or Local access to Siemens equipment.


  • Investigate the current software version of Siemens manufacturing equipment per Production line,
  • Explore the benefits & possibilities of TIA portal in partnership with Siemens Industry,
  • Survey and co-operate with Machine suppliers for migrating/updating opportunities to TIA portal,
  • Develop a strategy for initial implementation and for long term,
  • Develop a plan/concept for an overall Architecture layout,
  • Implement the concept with best methods and tools for:
  • OS, firmware, patches updates,
  • Remote Vendor Access

Over het bedrijf

The organization discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, the organization was one of the first companies to realize the new sciences promise by bringing safe and effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. The company's therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, the organization remains committed to advancing science to dramatically

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