PLC software engineer

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For a new business unit within Demcon production we are looking for a PLC software engineer (Beckhoff), with a heart for technology and streamlined production processes in machines.

About Demcon

The industrial production projects business unit has just started as the newest assembly location and operates as an independent unit within Demcon production. Industrial production projects focuses as a contract manufacturer on machine and equipment construction for OEM’s and manufacturing parties. The core of our team is focused around industrialization, (pre-)series assembly, testing and service. The team now consists of enthusiastic assembly and testing staff, a number of hardware and industrialization engineers & (project) management who love a challenge and know how to get on with it. This team will only be complete when we also know how to manage the software.

What are you going to do?

You understand the architecture and software of the systems we produce better than anyone else. On the basis of this architecture and the physical structure of the machine, you help to improve the functional performance of the machines. You do this by making both functional and operational improvements to the software. For this, you work together with the developers of various Demcon engineering departments and, of course, with our customers. In addition, you write and maintain the (module) test software, which we use in production to test and verify (partial) functionalities of the systems. You do this together with the industrialisation & test engineers and mechanics. 

What do you bring to the table?

  • You have a bachelor’s/master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, (Technical) Computer Science, Electronics or Software Engineering;
  • Experience with Beckhoff control in Structured Text;
  • Experience with object-oriented programming is an advantage; 
  • Some affinity or interest in C#/ .NET is a plus; 
  • Relevant knowledge of machine safety, motion, drives and/or robot control; 
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English language.

What do we offer you?

A ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to help build a new facility within a great company.

At Demcon we value a nice workplace. For example, we have good coffee and there is free fresh fruit waiting for you every week. There is also a lot of personal attention and we discourage overtime because we know how important home is.

Furthermore, you can count on, among other things:

  • A good, market-based salary;
  • 38 days off and 8% vacation allowance;
  • A good pension scheme with PMT;
  • The opportunity to follow training and courses through the Demcon Academy so you can further develop your knowledge;
  • A laptop and telephone from work;
  • Bicycle plan;
  • Active personnel association (monthly activities such as drinks and an annual Demcon weekend) and annual sporting events.

Do you have any questions about this position?

Do you have any questions about this position? We will be happy to answer them. Call to Sytze Spijksma (business unit manager industrial production projects) or Laure Barts (HR business partner) at +31 (0)88 – 115 20 00.  

Have we aroused your interest for the position of PLC software engineer? Then we look forward to receiving your cv. You can apply via the application button.

Acquisition based on this advertisement is not appreciated.

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application procedure.

Does this vacancy appeal to you and are you curious about the application process? This goes as follows:

1. Apply
You have applied! We will discuss it internally and respond as soon as possible.
2. Phone call
We got acquainted briefly and want to get to know each other better.
3. First call
See if there is a match from both sides and if the expectations are correct.
4. Second call
We investigate a possible collaboration more closely.
5. Offer
We both see the match! Let’s make you a suitable proposal.
6. Contract
Your response to the offer is positive. We are going to finalize the collaboration!