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    Software Engineer Industrial Automation

    Intermediate (3 - 5 yrs)

    This role

    As a Software Engineer and have a passion for industrial automation. At our client you will be responsible for capacity expansion, new construction, partial modifications, and emergency service in the event of a breakdown. You optimise production processes for the food and non-food sectors like the automotive industry, food industry, machine building (low- and high-tech), offshore and horticulture. You will translate these requests from customers into high-tech solutions or improvements!

    Every day is different. One day they’re working for a customer on the production of turbochargers for McLaren, BMW, and Volkswagen, and the next day our client services customers in the food industry. Think of Elopak a global supplier for packaging solutions for liquid food or Marel an international company that provides advanced processing systems and services to the poultry, meat, and fish industries.

    Company profile

    Our client is a company that specializes in software development and is a master in the fields of vision, motion, and robotics. They have a remarkable ability to integrate these three components seamlessly, creating bespoke solutions tailored to their clients' needs. Embracing challenges with enthusiasm, the team are dedicated tech enthusiasts and go-getters, constantly striving to deliver the best possible outcomes. For our client, technology is not just about functioning; it's about making it work efficiently for their clients. Their primary focus lies within industrial automation, where they develop cutting-edge software for complex assignments and advanced drive and control integrations. By collaborating with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), our client addresses specific customer queries with finesse.

    Function criteria

    • A completed tertiary qualification in in Electrical Engineering, Control and Automation, Mechatronics or equivalent or a related field.

    • Minimum of 2 years work experience as a Software Engineer Industrial Automation. 

    • Experience in PLC, HMI, and Motion programming with Mitsubishi (iQ Works), B&R (Automation studio) or Siemens (TIA Portal) is preferred.

    • You are flexible. You’re away from home for a longer period on a regular basis, or the client asks you to stay a bit longer: you don't mind!

    • You have your own projects and can advise and operate independently in these.

    • Knowledge of relevant standards such as machine directive and machine safety.

    • Your heart beats faster when thinking of mechatronics and industrial automation, preferably with motion, robotics, and vision.

    • Share your experience, knowledge, and insights. We would love to hear them! We do not only optimise with others, but we also like to optimise ourselves.

    • Communications (CC-Link, SSCNETIII/H, Profinet, OPC UA, Profibus, Modbus, Powerlink).

    • Affinity with programming languages such as C, C++, C#, SQL.

    • Good communication skills in both Afrikaans and English. 

    Job offer

    • Relocation package.

    • Step-by-step assistance with your relocation processes and covered virtual sessions with our relocation experts.

    • Visa application and 30% tax ruling application done by Ir Olav’s Globetrotters on your behalf.

    • Great South African community waiting for you in the Netherlands.

    • Market related salary.

    • 8,33% holiday allowance.

    • Dutch Government authorized pension plan activated once you arrive in the Netherlands.

    • One on one Dutch lessons up until company requirement where your partner can join lessons for free.

    • Company laptop.

    • Commitment for indefinite contract with our client 

    • Mentoring and coaching until you go over to the payroll of our client

    • Great on and offline events to meet your fellow Globetrotters and learn about the Netherlands, hosted by Ir Olav's Globetrotters.

    • Pleasant working atmosphere, where you can be and stay yourself.

    How to apply

    Are you just as excited as us about this role? Great! Then you're sure to be a good match! Applying for a job with us is very easy. Send your CV and motivation, using the application button and one of our recruiters will call you or email us at recruitment@irolav.world

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