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OT Engineer


Cartago, Costa Rica, CR

Job Family:  Manufacturing
Country/Region:  Costa Rica

OT Engineer 

We are looking for an experienced OT Engineer to ensure a secure network architecture in Coloplast Costa Rica Facilities, this will be done in cooperation with Coloplast Corporate IT 

Provide support in all OT related matters to ensure a continuous operation in CMCR Facilities. In addition, the position will coordinate any Global Manufacturing IT Solution provided by Coloplast Global IT and successfully will implement it locally.



You will report to Operation and Development Leader, Coloplast Costa Rica Volume Manufacturing site, Cartago.

Key areas of responsibility


  • Provide support to the CMCR production sites on all OT software development tasks.
  • Track the OT/IT maintenance tasks and participate in the improvements of all the local production machines.
  • Participate and drive development projects together with the Engineering Development Team.
  • Manage / participate in IT/OT projects
  • Maintain, support, and improve EAM (E1 maintenance module)
  • Maintain, support, and improve the existing IT systems like CIRMOS, iFIX, VIP-OEE, ESR, etc
  • Design and support new IT software and process improvements.
  • Create and hold IT related trainings
  • Participate in the improvements of Operations Development processes
  • Manage and improve the documentations of the projects and integrate the IT related improvements into current processes
  • Maintain and improve production network


Your qualifications:


•             Min. BSc. IT Engineer Degree

•             Experience with Manufacturing IT Protocols

•             Experience with methods for project work.

•             Understanding of protocols used in Coloplast Operations Network

•             Desired CCNA – Certified Cisco Network Associate

•             Knowledge of ISO27001 - Information Security Standard is desired

•             Knowledge of NIST Cybersecurity Framework is desired

•             Knowledge of ISA99, ISA/IEC 62443 - Security for Industrial Automation and Control systems is desired.

•             Know-how about relevant Coloplast products and end user needs.

•             Basic understanding of relevant aspects of production medical devices - e.g. meaning of calibration, production in clean room facilities, sterilization, Quality standards.



As a person, you are ambitious and a collaborative team player with a positive can-do attitude. You have attention to details, as well as demonstrate problem-solving -, analytical -, and critical thinking skills. It is a benefit, if you have proven ability to collaborate with cross functional teams and negotiation abilities, experience in a start-up process and a high degree of flexibility.



Why Coloplast?
Coloplast develops products and services that make life easier for people with personal and private medical conditions. Working closely with the people who use our products, we create solutions that are sensitive to their special needs. We call this Intimate healthcare.


We are guided by three values:


  • Closeness: we work closely with our customers to find solutions that meet their specific needs
  • Passion: we work passionately to create new and innovative products that improve the quality of life for our customers
  • Respect and responsibility: we have deep respect for the private nature of the condition our customers face. Therefore, it’s our responsibility to find not only medical solutions, but also ways to minimize the trauma and taboo associated with these conditions


Our business includes Ostomy Care, Continence Care, Urology Care, and Wound and Skin Care.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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