EURES Engineer workshops
Haugesund, Stavanger, Oslo. 4-6 Sept.2012
in Spain.DAYS:Spain
Kristiansand and Arendal, 27-29 March 2012
Spain and the spanish labour market
Engineering in Spain: degrees and surpluses
 A new approach to the EURES task: the Bridges of
Permanent Cooperation (BPC)
 Recruitment events
About Spain. General information
A big country: more than 47 millon
 More than half a millon Km²
 Four oficial languages. Spanish is oficial in
all regions
17 regional governments with increasing
About Spain. Labour Market
About Spain. Labour Market
 From euphoria to depresion. More than 3
million jobs lost
More than half of the jobs lost in the UE-27
from 2007 to 2011 were spanish
 We come from an era of big growth and
massive immigration: near 4.5 million people
entered the country between 2.000 and 2.009
About Spain
Not everything is bad
Spain is recognized as a World
leader in railway travel
Spain's renewable energy and
green job good worldwide
in cars at EU
Administrative assistants, clerks
Architects and civil engineers
Quantity Surveyors
Building workers (bricklayer, plasterer)
Under the current situation it is possible to
recruit all kind of professionals including heath,
IT and engineering specialists
Engineers from Spain. Academic background
Spanish Higher Education current System
Under the new European Higher Education Area
Doctoral Program
3-4 years
Professional Practice
3 years higher education qualification
Public Works Engineering
5/6 years higher education
Master’s qualification
Civil Engineering Degree
Materials Science Engineering (2ndDoctoral
Engineers from Spain
There is a surplus in almost all of the
Schools in all of the regions
More specialists available on topography,
chemical, civil engineering
Also many potential candidates in all areas
related with industry: mechanics, electrical,
organisation, design
Languages: most of the candidates may
have a basic level and a little part have and
advanced knowledege of English
Industrial Engineering Specialisations
Surplus of graduates and Regions involved
Industrial Engineering- MD
3999 candidates registered on PES
2698 of them unemployed
A Coruña, Barcelona, Guipúzcoa, Huelva,
Jaen, Las Palmas, Madrid, Murcia, Navarra;
Pontevedra, Valencia
Industrial Management Engineering-MD
872 candidates registered on PES
570 of them unemployed
Alava, Badajoz, Cadiz, Madrid, Sevilla, Guipúzcoa, Málaga,
Valencia, Barcelona, Jaen, Murcia, Valladolid, Burgos, Las
Palmas, Pontevedra, Vizcaya
Electronics Engineering-MD
226 candidates registered on PES
161 of them unemployed
Valencia, Badajoz , Madrid, Barcelona, Málaga, Valladolid,
Granada, Sevilla, Vizcaya, Las Palmas, Tenerife
Chemical Engineering- MD
1563 candidates registered on PES
1112 of them unemployed
Badajoz, Asturias, Almeria, La Coruña,
Barcelona, Cadiz, Cantabria, Castellon,
Huelva, Granada, Ciudad Real, Las Palmas,
Madrid, Màlaga, Murcia, Sevilla, Tarragona ,
Valencia, Valladolid, Vizcaya, Zaragoza)
Electronics and Control
Systems Engineering-MD
207 candidates registered on PES
141 of them unemployed
Valencia, Barcelona, Murcia, Las
Palmas, Pontevedra, Valladolid,
Madrid, Sevilla, Málaga, Tarragona
Industrial Engineering Specialisations
Surplus of graduates and Regions involved
Mechanical Engineering
5244 candidates registered on PES
3750 of them unemployed
Badajoz, , Alava, Avila, Cadiz, Guipúzcoa, Las Palmas, Navarra,
Tarragona, Zamora, Albacete, Castellon, Huelva, Lleida,
Pontevedra, Valencia, Zaragoza, Alicante, Valencia, Barcelona,
Ciudad Real, Jaen, Madrid, Salamanca, Valladolid, Asturias,
Burgos, Cordoba, La Rioja, Murcia, Sevilla, Vizcaya)
Electrical Engineering
3722 candidates registered on PES
2508 of them unemployed
Badajoz, La Coruña, Ciudad Real, Jaén, Madrid,
Salamanca, Valencia, Alava, Barcelona, Cordoba, La
Rioja, Murcia, Sevilla, Valladolid, Albacete, Cadiz,
Guipuzcoa, Las Palmas, Navarra, Tarragona, Vizcaya,
Asturias, Cantabria, Huelva, Leon, Pontevedra,Toledo,
Industrial Chemistry engineering
2104 candidates registered on PES
1489 of them unemployed
Valencia, Alava, Ciudad Real Jaen, Murcia, Asturias, Guipúzcoa,
Las Palmas, Pontevedra, Valladolid, Barcelona, Huelva, Lugo,
Sevilla, Vizcaya, Cadiz, Huesca, Madrid, Tarragona, Zaragoza)
Industrial Design
1002 candidates registered on PES
860 of them unemployed
Badajoz, Valencia, La Coruña, Sevilla, Castellon,
Valladolid, Madrid, Zaragoza
Electronic Engineering
2684 candidates registered on PES
1807 of them unemployed
Badajoz, La Coruña, Jaén, Madrid, Salamanca,
Valencia, Alava, Barcelona, Cordoba, Murcia,
Sevilla, Cadiz, Guipuzcua, La Rioja, Las Palmas,
Salamanca, Islas Baleares, Sevilla, Valladolid)
Industrial Engineering Specialisations
Specific Competences
Industrial Engineering- MD
Knowledge of the full range of industrial technologies, taking a
multidisciplinary and integrative approach to engineering that includes
aspects of management and emphasises social and environmental needs.
Necessary versatility to adapt to new situations and assimilate any future
technological advances that the industry may need to incorporate to
improve its products and processes. Skills needed to plan and design
products, processes and facilities in all industrial fields.
Chemical Engineering- MD
Knowledge of energy and mass balances, biotechnology, mass transfer,
separation operations, chemical reaction engineering, reactor design,
and assessment and processing of raw materials and energy resources.
The ability to analyse, design and manage processes of applied
experimentation, particularly for determining thermodynamic and
transport properties, and to model phenomena and systems in the field
of chemical engineering, systems with fluid flows, heat transmission,
mass transfer operations, kinetics of chemical reactions and reactors.
The ability to design, manage and operate simulation, control and
instrumentation procedures of chemical processes.
Industrial Management Engineering-MD
Make existing organisations work efficiently and effectively; Design systems aimed at
improving the functioning of such organisations; Promote the creation of companies with
limited complexity. Analyse and assess the social and environmental impact of technical and
management solutions.
Understand core sciences and technologies and apply this knowledge to the practice. Design,
develop, implement, manage and improve products, systems and processes in a variety of
industrial fields using appropriate analysis, computation and testing techniques.
Electronics Engineering-MD
Carry out the specification, simulation, design, implementation, manufacture, documentation
and application of devices, circuits and systems in the field of electronics and of
computer and telecommunications equipment.
Design continuous and discrete controllers. Design, develop and integrate radiofrequency
hardware. Designing Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC) and System-on-Chips
(SOC). Develop embedded systems and hardware-software code sign. Know and use
electronics manufacturing technologies. Conduct test and measurement engineering.
Specify and design tests for the verification and homologation of electronic equipment and
systems and use project planning and development techniques.
Industrial Electronics
and Automation
To develop systems that improve a wide range of
industrial processes (robotics, the automobile
industry, etc.). Electronic systems can also be
applied to fields as distinct from industry as
medicine, agriculture, merchandise distribution
processes, traffic management systems, energy
production and distribution, space technology,
avionics, etc.
To know the bases and applications of analogue
and digital electronics and microprocessors.
To design analogue, digital and power electronic
systems, to model and simulate systems and to
design control and industrial automation systems
Industrial Engineering Specialisations
Specific Technical Competences
Mechanical Engineering
To direct and manage engineering projects related to the design of industrial
production systems and machines, CAD, CAM and CAE tools, the design and
construction of industrial plants, the selection criteria for materials, the design
and construction of industrial cooling and refrigeration systems, and fluid
Industrial Chemistry Engineering
Design, administration and management in the chemical, pharmaceutical, agrifood and biotech industries, as well as in service companies in the water, gas
and fuel industries. Participate in projects related to the transformation of
matter and energy, pollution management, and testing and quality control,
applying his knowledge about current regulations to ensure sustainable
Textile/ Industrial Design & Product
The areas of expertise include the analysis and diagnosis of products and processes;
diagnosis in innovation and business strategy; composition and shape analysis; prototype
modelling, simulation and development; and ergonomics and industrial aesthetics of
products and industrial processes.
Comprehensive development of textile products and industrial garments, projects
involving linear textile structures and non-woven fabrics (smart and technical fabrics), and
treatment and finishing operations for textiles and biopolymers. To carry out tasks in the
field of logistics and general business management.
Electrical Engineering
To direct and manage engineering projects related to the
management of electrical systems, high-, medium- and lowvoltage systems, automation of machines and industrial
production lines, and the generation and distribution of electrical
Include emerging areas, such as electrical traction and the
development of renewable energies in, for example, wind power
and photovoltaic systems.
Electronic Engineering
Control: specialisation in industrial control and
automation systems. The areas covered include
advanced techniques in control engineering, computerassisted control systems, SCADA systems and
instrumentation, and industrial process regulators.
Electronic Technology: specialisation in industrial
electronic systems. The following areas are covered:
commuted power supply units, digital signal processors,
programmable logical devices and electronic
measurement techniques.
Electrical Technology
A new approach: Bridges of
Permanent Collaboration
EURES core business:
matching JV in Europe
Spain assumes its role as a
“Sending country”
Shortages in the nordic labour
Opportunities of recruiting in
Bridges of permanent cooperation
First succesful project with Germany
since 2.010: 7 different projects with
more than 67 companies involved.
• Engineering professionals from
differens specialties: mechanics,
aeronautics, electricity, etc.
• Stable teams
• Quality before quantity
• Permanent contact/collaboration
Bridge for nordic countries
•Seven spanish EURES advisors from different
• Permanent contact with nordic PES, receiving
and sending information about vacancies and
• Special difusion of Job vacancies when
• Taking advantage of the participation of EURES
open recruitment events
• Possibility for “taylor made” recruitment
Bridge for nordic countries: Norway
How to start if you want to promote
your Vacancies?
First step “at home”
•Contact EURES-Norway/NAV
•Provide profiles and working conditions
•Information about the requirements of the
•The more information you can provide
the better we can do our work
Bridges of permanent cooperation
Now the ball is in our court…how we work in
•EURES-Spain website
•EURES-Spain network: 57 EURES advisors
in all the territory
•Careers Centres Universities are our partners
•Professional associations (Engineers, IT
specialist, nurses)
•Sample in PES databases
•Facebook /newsletters
Promotion: national PES website
Promotion:multiplicator effect
Promotion:multiplicator effect
•Applying directly to the company or pre-
scanning in Spain
•A new application: Specific database for big
recruitment projects
•In case of recruitment events
Meeting rooms and support
Help to media coverage
Contact with candidates,
A recruitment event: Prestik Bilbao, 5-6 Nov, 2.012
“Prestik 2012”, bianual
university jobsfarir. Why it can
be a chance for norwegian
engineering companies
• The city of Bilbao and the
Basque country, one of the most
poignant areas
• Institutions-facilitators
• Participation of important
• The role of EURES
Muchas gracias a todos!!
takk til alle
Rafael Pérez García
+34 983 320435

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