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Lead PLC/Controls Engineer

Raamsdonksveer Engineering Engineering & Development HBO Temp-to-perm


Raamsdonksveer Engineering & Development HBO Temp-to-perm
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Engineering & Development
About this vacancy

We are looking for an enthusiastic Lead PLC/Controls Engineer!

Are you passionate about software and controls within systems? Do you thrive on staying updated with the latest market developments, possess an innovative mindset, and boast strong analytical skills? Are you driven by results and enjoy collaborating within a project team? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are currently seeking a Lead PLC/Controls Engineer to take charge of the software and controls aspects of our systems. In this role, you will collaborate closely with a dynamic project team comprising a project manager, hardware engineer, mechanical engineer, and software engineer specializing in robotics. Together, you will craft system specifications during the project's definition phase. Your responsibilities will include creating and testing software in Raamsdonksveer according to project documentation. Additionally, you will play a pivotal role in commissioning systems alongside the lead installation engineer at various locations worldwide. You will travel to customers on average 25 - 30% of the time

We are looking for someone who is not only dedicated to their craft but also remains abreast of the latest market innovations, actively encouraging the controls team to implement these advancements. If you're ready to make a significant impact in a collaborative and innovative environment, apply now!

As a Lead PLC/Controls Engineer your daily activities will be as follows:

  • Collaborate with the sales department to provide controls concepts and quotations, supporting the sales phase.
  • Work with a diverse project engineering team to develop functional and technical specifications during the project's definition phase.
  • Partner with the hardware engineer to design the electrical hardware concept.
  • Conduct concept reviews alongside the multidisciplinary project team.
  • Lead and coordinate the team to ensure timely development of software and technical controls components.
  • Perform testing and simulation of systems at our factory.
  • Oversee the commissioning of machines worldwide at customer sites.
  • Develop manual documentation and provide operator training to customers.
  • Manage software and engineering details both internally and externally.
  • Assist customers in the event of breakdowns, collaborating with the service department as needed.

This worldwide company focuses on making machinery for general folding cartons. They're a leader in the production of general folding cartons, serving the largest carton factories worldwide. This company specializes in post-press solutions, setting new industry standards through innovative technology and superior services. With facilities strategically located in the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and the USA (Apex, NC), they are committed to global excellence. The team consists of dedicated long-term employees who are passionate, committed, highly specialized, innovative and adaptable. The open, inclusive culture and all the possibilities for personal development ensure that their people are happy and constantly improving. 

YER Technology offers you the opportunity to work as an Engineering Professional and combine challenging assignments with extensive application and career guidance. The following conditions apply:

  • Attractive salary 
  • 27 vacation days + 13 ADV days per year
  • A temporary or permanent contract with YER
  • The opportunity to join your client after one year
  • Travel allowance
  • Good pension scheme according to STIPP
  • Open and transparent communication with your personal consultant
  • Personal career coaching from our work psychologists
  • Broad technical and soft skills training options
  • A Service Desk to answer all your practical questions
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Industrial Automation
  • Several years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in programming and commissioning controlling machines and logistics systems
  • Familiarity with Siemens S7 or Allen Bradley systems
  • Knowledge of safety systems, frequency controllers, servo drives, and bus systems (Profibus and Profinet)
  • Ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Strong analytical skills with a flexible and customer-oriented mindset
  • Results-driven with a strong sense of perseverance
  • Proficiency in both Dutch and English, with proficiency in German as a bonus

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If you respond to an appealing job opening, the consultant will contact you to schedule an exploratory meeting in the next few days.

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If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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