Senior R&D Engineer (Siemens PLC)

Senior R&D Engineer (Siemens PLC)

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Location
Pune I, India.
Contract type
Full time
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Our company:
Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this opportunity. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit www.vanderlande.com

Your department:
Vanderlande’s product/module development department Development Center Equipment (DCE) India (formerly Research & Development India) collaborates globally with technology centres at Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and North America. DCE technology center plays a key role in the continuous investment in developing new products and leverage technologies to strengthen company position and differentiate Vanderlande products in material handling automation solutions market.

Your role:

Senior R&D engineer is an integral member of a global agile stream and shares responsibilities with development engineers’ being part of the scrum team. In this position you will work in a multi-disciplinary group of mechanical, electrical, controls (PLC) and software engineers. You will report to the Group Leader/Development Manager in DCE India.

Your qualification:
BE. / B. Tech/ M.E / M. Tech (Electrical, Electronics, Computer, Instrumentation, or allied engg. branch) from a recognized University / Institution.

Professional experience:

10-15 years of relevant industry experience, out of which at least 6 years with PLC control material handling automation solutions.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on experience of Siemens S7-300/400/1200/1500 series PLC systems.
  • Expert in working with Step7/TIA Portal software and simulation environment.
  • Proficient in popular programming methods such as Statement List (STL), Structured Control Language (SCL), Ladder logic, and Functional Block Diagrams (FBD).
  • Experienced in HMI and SCADA (WinCC) systems.
  • Practical knowledge of field bus systems (ASi, Profibus, Profinet, ProfiSafe, Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, ControlNet).
  • Excellent command on fundamental programming concepts, basic principles, and related terminologies to write code, which is simple to understand, modular and efficient.
  • Awareness of programming techniques such as variables, basic control structures, data structures, object-oriented programming, troubleshooting, debugging, and various programming tools.
  • Parameterization and application knowledge of variable frequency drives, motor controllers.
  • Design concepts and translates them into standard application and design rules at equipment and system level.
  • Study(analyze) and convert user/module requirements into simple and effective design solution.
  • Work on development of new PLC code, build/add on standard library blocks for new function integration.
  • Generate configurable functional blocks and secure developed software.
  • Provide accurate time estimates to plan and deliver own work.
  • Manage and release standard product deliverables.
  • Risk identification, documenting them, and work on solutions to mitigate/eliminate risks.
  • Work on multiple test scenarios to execute exception handling, unit and integrated system tests by running them using emulation environment or on proto equipment under development.
  • Familiar with product development life cycle.
  • Ensure process conformity, quality, and timely delivery of committed tasks.
  • Promote competence development, spread domain specific knowledge, coach, and educate others.

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills – English language.
  • Taking initiative, supportive, creative problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, naturally adjustable when situation demands.
  • Innovative mind-set and drive for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborative – multilingual and multicultural team setups.
  • Ownership – take personal responsibility.
  • Team player – works together as a team.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and passionate about advanced technologies.
  • Assertive and able to achieve effective results.
  • Proactive, self-driven and ability to work independently.
  • Functional knowledge of Enovia or any PLM tool.
  • Practical expertise of Atlassian tool suits (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, SourceTree, Bamboo).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (MS word, MS excel, MS outlook and MS teams app).
  • Experience of executing work in Agile environment is an added advantage

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