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PLC Software engineer

02 June 2016

We are looking for a PLC Controls engineer to strenghten our machine building team in Wuxi, China.


By developing the PLC program you can translate the customer requirements in a machine control for high end automated machine for mostly automotive industry. It could be, for example, that you have to make 20 different variants of car seats with one machine and ensure that every 20 seconds a new car seat rolls of tape. There is no manual for our work, you should think of it yourself.

You determine the functionality of our machine
Based on a functional design you make as a PLC controls engineer the PLC program. The design in which everything is what the machine should do, have you worked in software (e.g. SCL, STL or Graph). Think of robot control systems, camera systems, welding equipment or for example the human safety of the machine. This is all controlled in a different way from the PLC.

You train our customers
After the machine has been in business you give training to the employees of our customer. You do this with passion and enthusiasm and knows how to transfer your knowledge by giving a simple explanation of complex solutions.

What we expect from you?
Control technology is in your DNA and you are creative in solving complex technical issues. You know how to design a program and to use code (SCL) using Siemens Step 7 (classic) or Siemens Step 7 (TIA Portal). For being able to communicate with our customers and providing training, knowledge of the English language is essential. A bachelor degree is a must, preferably in Electrical Engineering, Control Engineering or Information Technology.

We offer

  • Working in an attractive and high performing international company
  • Challenging projects in a pleasant and informal working environment
  • A competitive salary and other labour conditions
  • Excellent training and career opportunities

How to apply

Please e-mail your application and résumé in English to For further information visit our website: For specific questions you can contact Lily You, Management Assistant AWL CN, telephone number +86 (0) 51083560058.


AWL-Techniek China is a branch of AWL-Techniek in Harderwijk, The Netherlands, a leading global company in the manufacturing industry. We design and build production systems for the automotive and metalworking industries where automated (laser) welding machines play a vital role. We are an open, progressive and innovative organization with a culture highlighted by 420 dedicated employees who put the customer first.

AWL-Techniek China was established in 2013 and is growing fast. In 2016 we employ more than 40 employees and our business in China will grow. We expect this growth to continue in a similar pace for the couple of years and we are building team to shape the future.

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