Lead Software Engineer PLC

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10025708
  • Location Breda
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Secondment with contracting
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

As a lead software engineer you are responsible for the software and controls part of the systems. To create the best system solutions you are working together with a project team that exists of a project manager, hardware engineer, mechanical engineer and software engineer robotics. With this team you create specifications for the system during the definition phase of the project. According the documentation you are creating and testing the software. After the system is installed on site you will commission the system together with the lead installation engineer all around the world.

Job description

Your responsibilities

  • Support the sales department with the controls concepts and quotations during the sales phase
  • Creating a Functional and Technical specification together with a multidisciplinary project engineering team during the definition phase of the project.
  • Creating the electrical hardware concept together with the hardware engineer
  • Concept reviewing together with multidisciplinary project team
  • Managing the technical controls part of the project
  • Developing software programs for controlling plc systems
  • Testing and simulating the systems at our factory
  • Commissioning the machines by the customer world wide
  • Creating manual documentation and give an operator training at the customer
  • Managing the software and details engineering internal and external
  • Helping customers in case of break down together with the service department


The organization delivers state-of-the-art solutions for stacking, stack handling, feeding, packing and palletizing of your blanks and finished products.

Offer description

YER Technology offers you the possibility to join as Engineering Professional and to combine challenging assignments with extensive application and career guidance. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive salary according to the standards of our clients
  • 25 holidays per year and the option to buy more holidays
  • A temporary or permanent contract with YER
  • The possibility to join (y)our client directly after one year
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme according to STIPP
  • Every hour of overtime will be compensated
  • Open and transparent communication with your personal consultant
  • Free Dutch classes
  • Personal career coaching from our occupational psychologists
  • Broad technical and softs skills training opportunities
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions

Candidate profile

Your background / experience

  • A completed bachelor in electrical engineering or industrial automation
  • You have a couple of years working experience
  • Experience in programming and commissioning controlling machines and logistics systems
  • Experience with Siemens S7 or Allen Bradley
  • Knowledge about safety systems, frequency controllers, servo drives and bus systems (Profibus and Profinet)
  • Likes to work in a multidisciplinary team and cooperate well
  • Strong analytic skills and a flexible mentality and customer-oriented focus
  • Work result-oriented and have strong perseverance
  • Knowledge of the Dutch and English language, both orally and in writing, German language is a plus