Career Opportunities at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric – As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software. Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Service Engineer – Process Automation

Job ID: 007JIR
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job schedule: Full-time

Job Description

  • Process Automation is a global business unit within Schneider-Electric building value in today’s ever-changing industrial world by forging new connections among people, processes, and technologies.
  • Schneider Electric’s process automation solutions help our customers to drive their operations to higher value utilizing proven Schneider Electric technology and expertise enabling success.

Your Mission

  • An exciting new opportunity has arisen within our Process Automation (PA) business unit for Field service engineers with a desire to specialize in Process Automation & Control, working across both our engineering and service teams.
  • The role will be based in Angola but with travel and site work potentially taking up a large part of the role.
  • The successful candidates will be involved in all aspects of Process Automation and Control.

Your Role
Magic happens when you bring great people together!

  • Work within projects to design, develop and test high-quality DCS and Triconex programs and interfaces.
  • Support ongoing and new projects and site work.
  • Conduct site surveys providing clear and concise reporting and updating of all installed bases.
  • Support and eventually lead site installations for remote executed projects.
  • Support the ongoing growth of Projects and Services within Angola by proactively supporting sales where appropriate, acting as the delivery focal point and being able to present delivery capabilities.
  • Provide remote support for FPSO opportunities executed in Nigeria as part of the project team to increase industry learning and sustain utilization.
  • Active member of the “24-hour telephone support” team covering Angola and eventually supporting multiple countries.
  • Set up and review requirements to develop efficient and effective solutions together with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Analyze risks, solve problems, decompose bottlenecks, and generate recommendations for improvements.
  • Support internal and external customer queries for Industry Business.
  • Provide technical support and consult with customers to provide sound solutions and professional advice in Industry Business.
  • Build strong professional relationships with team members to create a collaborative, supportive environment to achieve optimal team performance and establish positive team morale.
  • Build strong professional relationships with customers (internal and external) to provide premium service to ensure customer satisfaction and Schneider Electric Brand reliability.
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Listening and understanding constraints and turning them into improvement opportunities.
  • Comprehend and understand the Schneider Electric Industry products in order to execute projects and to support internal & external customers in the following areas:
    • Engineering tasks and processes
    • Product Licenses
    • Product and application upgrades
    • Product and application support
    • Sales support
    • Industry solutions
    • Grasp and understand enterprise solutions
    • Focused on application and product improvement
    • Keep up to date with product improvement and technology offers
    • Consult clients on improvement initiatives and be value-driven

We are looking for engineers who strive to build a career in Process Automation & Control and have the following:

  • University Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation / Controls or other Computer Science related degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the Engineering Field.
  • Proven technical ability and experience on PLC/and or DCS/or SCADA.
  • Customer Focused to offer solutions and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Offshore O&G experience
  • TuV certification or other safety qualification.
  • Foxboro/Triconex/Modicon experience.
  • Experience in software and hardware design for PLC/and or DCS systems.
  • Must be open to travel, potentially across East and West Africa and offshore work as and when needed

About You:

  • Keen interest in computer systems and programming.
  • Has a passion for innovation and creativity?
  • Excellent and effective communication skills in both English and Portuguese.
  • Excellent team player able to both influence and collaborate.
  • Open and supportive personality with a genuine inquisitive nature.
  • Willingness to work both nationally and internationally as and when needed.
  • Customer First – always willing to put customers and others first.
  • Embrace Different – comfortable dealing with different cultures and embracing change.
  • Dare to Disrupt – not afraid to do things differently and challenge the status quo.
  • Learn Every Day – eagerness to learn new skills (fast).
  • Act like Owners – take ownership of tasks and not rely on others to drive you.
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What do we offer in this specific role

  • Buddy/mentor – who will help you to smoothly find yourself in our company.
  • Specialized training tailored to your needs/experience and career goal.s
  • Relaxed, fun, and engaging environment – we’re not just about business: volunteering, extra projects, integration events.
  • Exposure to a range of Schneider – Electric Process Automation technologies and products.
  • Experience in working on some of Schneider-Electric largest client sites in Africa.
  • Growth opportunities to develop technical and none technical skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Projects & Service Buyer

Requisition ID: 007HC9
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Your Mission

  • To manage, develop and administer Supply Chain activities within the West Africa & Sub Sahara region. This role encompasses responsibility for Project Resale materials and inter-company purchases.
  • To provide procurement expertise and leadership, contribute to development of strategy and policy, drive continuous improvement, and sustained high performance.
  • To adapt purchasing strategies through effective vendor relationship management, contract & project management, as well as maintaining positive business relationships with both internal and external customers.

Your Role (Magic happens when You bring Great people Together)

  • Issue Requests for Quotation (RFQ’s) as necessary.
  • Perform bid analysis and make recommendations.
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and contracts including commercial and contractual terms.
  • Mitigate risk during supplier selection and negotiation.
  • Develop supplier relationships including provision of performance metrics.
  • Develop a supply base compatible with company objectives and future needs.
  • Provide support to internal customers on all third party and logistics related issues.
  • Manage and undertake administration of procurement procedures including use of SAP.
  • Mitigate invoice queries and resolve payment issues.
  • Ensure compliance with all regional and global policies, procedures and quality accreditations.
  • Provide regular reports and metric data as necessary.
  • Drive continuous improvement in all areas of supply chain activity and participate in improvement initiatives throughout the organisation.
  • Promote integrity, professionalism and adherence to ethical standards.
  • Leverage global supply chain resources and knowledge to deliver best in class solutions.
  • Develop, and assist with the development of, new policies, procedures and strategies and drive compliance within the organisation.
  • Manage inter-company purchases in line with corporate objectives.
  • Manage logistics and inventory in line with Project requirements to minimise cost, increase efficiency and reduce obsolescence.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements including import/export tariffs and documentation, trade compliance, customs and revenue.
  • Manage and undertake expediting activities across all third party and inter-company supply chains.

About You

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or a relevant field of study.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a position with responsibility for procurement of:
    • 3rd Party Project resale materials and services
    • Negotiation of agreements including terms & conditions
  • Strong knowledge of procurement practices, regulations and policies.
  • Strong knowledge of contract types, contractual terms and conditions and experience of negotiating and developing contracts with suppliers.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Experience of international sourcing and development of global supplier relationships.
  • Strong team player with experience of participation in cross functional team improvement activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within an organisation and across all disciplines.
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to make decisions and manage time effectively.
  • Sound understanding of other business functions, particularly Project Management and Finance.
  • Experience of using integrated ERP systems including modern procurement tools such as SRM.
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  • Schneider Electric believes in rewarding and recognizing employees who contribute to the success of the Company.
  • Our rewards programs are designed for employees who are aligned to our strategy, engaged and successfully contributing to the organizational goals.  These philosophies, as well as our desire to care for you and your family, form the basis of our Total Rewards offer.
  • We offer a wide-ranging reward package that goes far beyond your monthly salary including a generous holiday entitlement, defined contribution pension scheme and a range of supplementary benefits that are market competitive.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Commercial Tender Engineer

Ref No: 007M3J
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Full-time

Your Mission

  • We are currently seeking a talented Commercial Tender Engineer to support our Control & Safety and Telemetry business streams within the Process Automation (PA) business unit in our Lagos office.
  • Working as part of the fast – paced Tendering team, the ‘ Commercial ‘ Tender Engineer(s) will hold a critical position within the Sub Saharan Africa pre sales process and have the proven ability to interpret high level scope requests as well as complex Tenders and prepare technical, execution, costing and offer documentation consistent with bid strategy.
  • As such, you will have full responsibility for the ‘end to end’ bid process with a core focus on cost and risk underpinned by a proven level of technical & project delivery knowledge. You’ll have the tenacity to drive all contributing resources to meet tight deadlines and the talent to compile compelling proposals underpinned by all associated governance and cadence.
  • The Tender Engineer will have accountability for all technical, financial and commercial content, managing contributing resources to meet tight deadlines to develop a winning bid aligned to an agreed strategy.

Your Role
Magic happens when you bring great people together!

  • Manage a multiple workload to meet required deadlines, with the ability to adapt to meet changing priorities.
  • Own the total response for all assigned Pre-Qualification Questionnaires ( PQQ), request for Proposal / Quotation ( RFP / RFQ ) and general proposal submissions.
  • Analyze technical specifications and associated documentation, liaising directly with Customers ( & EPC’s) to qualify scope, as required.
  • Understands and can effectively communicate opportunity strategy to all key stakeholders, highlighting areas of challenge to be addressed.
  • Formulate and publish bid plans, engage required resources, and agree contributor deadlines, driving progress through to completion via initial ‘Kick Off’ meeting & subsequent update calls.
  • Report against assigned workload, highlighting issues and pro-active steps taken to resolve.
  • Drive cost optimization across Solution, Execution & Supply Chain; ensuring Solution is aligned to strategy, an appropriate mix of engineering resources are utilized and 3rd party costs are minimized.
  • Ensure Operational Risks & costs are reviewed, considering contractual Terms & Conditions; ensuring T&C’s are reviewed timely, in line with bid plan, with all financial documentation for review and approval, ensuring a balanced approach to sell, cost & risk, to maximize GM, in line with Deal Winning Strategy ( DWS ); utilizing appropriate business tools – Global Tendering Tool ( GTT ) / Contract Quote Authorization ( CQA ) / Costing Work Book ( CWB ) / PA Opportunity Review Template ( ORT ).
  • Prepare appropriate written response to each enquiry, ensuring peer review and accuracy of solution, execution & commercial content as well as all requested supplementary documentation, in the required format(s).
  • Plan, schedule & lead all required Commercial ( CQA ) and Operational ( MPO ) approval calls in line with process and Delegation of Authority ( DoA ), ensuring required documentation is submitted on time to support successful ‘ first time ‘ approval, to meet required submission deadlines.
  • Take ownership of and provide answers to any subsequent internal / external requests for clarification.
  • Drive governance and compliance with SE company and local business standards and procedures to meet required deadlines.
  • Support the Opportunity Leader during customer negotiations, as required.
  • Engage with internal departments to allow timely proposal handover, post order receipt.
  • Proactively contribute to Win / Loss Analysis reviews and adopt ‘Best Practice’ to improve both process and behaviors.
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About You:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or a relevant field of study.
  • Proven experience within a Commercial Tendering role coupled with a technical engineering background and strong project execution knowledge.
  • Technical knowledge shall include either DCS / Safety / PLC / Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications as well as Software License Selection & an understanding of Cyber Security.
  • IT literate with good working knowledge of common MS Office applications in addition to MS Teams and MS Planner as well as ideally, Bridge Front Office ( BFO ).
  • Willing to perform additional duties, as required, to support the pre-Sales function.


  • Schneider Electric believes in rewarding and recognizing employees who contribute to the success of the Company.  Our rewards programs are designed for employees who are aligned to our strategy, engaged and successfully contributing to the organizational goals.
  • These philosophies, as well as our desire to care for you and your family, form the basis of our Total Rewards offer.
  • We offer a wide-ranging reward package that goes far beyond your monthly salary including a generous holiday entitlement, defined contribution pension scheme and a range of supplementary benefits that are market competitive.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Closing Date
1st March, 2022 4:59:00 PM.

Note: Only qualified candidate will be communicated


Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of scholarships to be performed by people assigned to it.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed.
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.
  • Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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