Automation Software Engineer (PLC Controls / SIMOTION) - SEM

Automation Software Engineer (PLC Controls / SIMOTION) - SEM

#15210139 | 08 January, 2021
Zürich Canton, Zurich, Switzerland
Type of position
Required years of experience
2 to 5 years
Required languages
Educational requirements
Required skills
Automation Project Manager Automation Engineer Industrial IT Engineer Programming Specialist

We are currently looking on behalf of one of our important clients for an Automation Software Engineer (PLC Controls / SIMOTION). This role is permanent position based in Zürich Canton.


Your Role:


  • Design complex PLC controls, drive systems & graphic user interfaces for laser welding machines & systems.
  • Independently process Software Development projects from the concept to the final phase.
  • Further develop existing Software.
  • Commission the control directly at customer sites or on the internal test bench.
  • Cleanly document work.
  • Create feasibility studies (retrofit) in the field of controls for laser welding machines.
  • Carry out project-oriented work in which problems & possible solutions are discussed & worked out together.


Your Skills:


  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience as an Automation Software Engineer.
  • At least 1 year of experience with SIMOTION is mandatory.
  • A strong knowledge in the programming of PLC controls (Siemens, Siemens S7) & visualizations.
  • Very good knowledge of drive technology & robotics.
  • Any experience in CNC applications is considered very advantageous.
  • Skilled in quickly finding your way around existing software.
  • Experienced within the Machine Industry & in machine & system construction.


Your Profile:


  • Successfully completed training as a mechatronics engineer, automation engineer, electronics technician or similar.
  • Completed corresponding university education as an engineer.
  • Independent & goal-oriented with high levels of initiative & perseverance.
  • Open to new ideas, reliable, disciplined & precise.
  • Willingness to travel both within Switzerland & abroad (approximately 20-30%)
  • A good command of English & German (spoken & written).


If you wish to apply, please send us your resume in Word format with some references.

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