Lead Controls Engineer – APS TPM

Lead Controls Engineer – APS TPM

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Would you like to progress your career in a dynamic, rewarding and market-leading environment? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

In the Airport and Parcel Solutions business unit (APS) we have a position available for a Lead Controls Engineer in the Technical Product Management department (TPM). We’ll give you the opportunity to work in an inspiring and challenging work environment.

Your department

Our company is becoming a platform based company, which actually means that we use a solid set of standard modules (building blocks) linked to the engineering processes, which is used throughout our global organization.

The Technical Product Management department is a global, knowledgeable team of multidisciplinary product managers and discipline experts responsible for building the bridges between departments within Vanderlande and ensure product and process alignment for all disciplines. The core tasks of our team are sales and project execution support, the introduction of new products, development of our platform solutions and integrating continuous improvements.

With our department we focus on maximizing CTO (Configure To Order) value and minimizing ETO (Engineering to Order) efforts, were we contribute to the deployment of our platform based Airport and Parcel solutions.

Your position

As a Lead Controls Engineer, you’ll have a key role in the total controls design and implementation of our Parcel platforms; planning, functional design, PLC software development, hardware and software configuration, implementation and testing of our Parcel platform modules. Also the implementation of Vanderlande’s customized productivity tooling libraries to enable a “Configure to Order” project execution will be part of your responsibility.

Our company has a way of working based on platforms and a configure to order approach; a solid set of standards linked to the engineering processes. Every three months updates of our standards will be rolled out into our global organization and will be used during the project execution.

You will be responsible for the deliveries of the controls engineers in your team with respect to quantity and quality. In that perspective you will be closely cooperating with the lead engineers of other disciplines like mechanical and electrical and your project manager who has the end responsibility over the multidisciplinary team.

Your profile

Successfully completed education at HBO (higher vocational education) level in Industrial Automation or Controls Technology:

  • At least 5 years of experience in an Industrial work environment.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a (multidisciplinary) team.

  • Ability to lead a team of controls engineers.

  • Process driven team player and eager to learn.

  • "Product development" mindset to create standard re-usable solutions.

  • Knowledge of hardware architectures and industrial networks.

  • Knowledge and experience of Siemens TIA Portal and industrial automation product portfolio.

  • Knowledge of Atlassian products such as Jira and Bitbucket.

  • Balance workload between pro-active and re-active activities.

  • Good command of the English language is required, Dutch is preferred.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global leader for  logistic process automation solutions for airports, parcel and warehouse customers.. Our company slogan: "In a world of technology, a believe in people” – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programs, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver.

If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit careers.vanderlande.com

Your application

If the role of Lead Controls Engineer appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Jasmijn van den Borne.

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