Vanderlande North America

  • PLC Engineer - Development

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    Our Controls Service Desk is a service organization that operates internationally, with the task of supporting customers and local service staff by analyzing problems and advising on controls-related matters. As a PLC Support Engineer, you'll be an important link between the different service organizations, R&D and the Engineering department. You will have frequent customer contact, so you need to have good communication skills. This person will be able to analyze problems very well, ask the right questions and listen to the customer. You must then be able to translate your findings into a technical solution.


    Job Responsibilities:

    • As Second-line Controls Support Engineer you'll be responsible for quickly solving faults and other issues on our customers' material handling systems.
    • You'll trace and correct incidents  (incident management).
    • Carry out a quick fixex if a problem can't be solved on-the-spot.
    • After production restoration, prepare and implement a permanent solution (problem management).
    • Perform health checks and advises on modifications to operational systems are also part of your core tasks.
    • Prepare, implement and test the agreed changes.
    • Visit our customers worldwide occasionally.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree 
    • Experience commissioning, installing and/or debugging of PLCs (Siemens S7)
    • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30% including international travel for training


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or technical related degree
    • Experience with field buses (PROFIBUS, ASI) and networks



    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Good sense of setting the right priorities in a demanding and dynamic environment
    • Reliable team player
    • Pragmatic and proactive
    • Good analytical skills
    • Solution-oriented attitude
    • Service minded



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