Senior Automation Engineer R&D

Job area Research and Development
Location Veghel, Netherlands
Contract type Full time
  • Your department

    The department of Research and Development (R&D) plays a key role in the continuous investments in development of new products and technologies in order to strengthen our position and differentiate our products.

    Your position

    As Senior Automation Engineer (PLC) you design, develop and test (in Vanderlande’s Innovation Center) our PLC controlled systems / Siemens S7. You draw up the requirements for the systems and develop efficient and effective solutions together with the multidisciplinary project team. In addition, you analyze risks, solve problems and make improvements during the life-cycle of a product.

    These products will be used as building blocks by the Engineering department, who will subsequently integrate them into the systems for our clients worldwide. When necessary, you will support your colleagues in this integration process.

    Your profile

    • You have a bachelor and/or university degree in a relevant technical subject;
    • You have at least 4 years of relevant work experience;
    • You have experience with PLC applications (preferably Siemens S7 with STL knowledge) and electromechanical applications;
    • You are entrepreneurial, proactive and contribute to the further development of this competency;
    • You will be given the opportunity to travel worldwide, up to a maximum of 10%.

    Our offer

    In the position of Senior Automation Engineer (PLC) you make the difference and will be an important linking pin within the R&D organization. You get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande. Our organization has been named for several years in a row a ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’. 

    We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of possibilities for your own personal development. Besides your primary salary, you will receive the following secondary conditions:

    • 27 days of vacations & 13 ADV days
    • Commuting allowance
    • Flexible working hours
    • Training
    • Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare.


    If this challenging profile appeals to you, apply now by filling in the application form and uploading your CV and cover letter. For more information about this vacancy, please contact Charlotte Rooseboom, Recruiter – 0413-495288

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