PLC Software Engineer

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business unit: industriële automatisering
locatie: Noord-Brabant

Do you feel attracted to the development and testing of control systems for complex machines? Do you want to develop yourself within a variety of projects? Then we are looking for you!

the function:

Since its foundation in 1977, ACE has developed into a leading engineer and consulting firm. ACE's technological knowledge and expertise is housed in four specialized business units: industrial automation, high-tech systems, product development, construction technology & equipment construction. At ACE engineering and consultancy you end up in a strong, people-oriented organization with short lines of communication. Our (new) employees quickly feel at home in our direct and transparent no-nonsense corporate culture where people and technology are central. We are looking for a PLC software engineer. Your main task is PLC programming of machine building and other automation projects. You are involved from the engineering / start-up phase up to and including commissioning at the customer. You will be deployed on various machine building projects. In addition, technical documents are also part of your work. For small projects you mainly work individually. When you come into contact with large projects you will work in a team. You report to the project leader. This is a role where you will be working at the head office in Eindhoven and the office in Lummen (Belgium).

your profile:


  • Bachelor Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience with PLC programming
  • Knowledge of Siemens PLC (TIA Portal) and HMI programming is necessary
  • Good knowledge of frequency drives, positioning controls, safety controls, (Siemens safety, Pnoz multi, ...)
  • You are familiar with the applicable standards and machinery directive (CE)
Personal skills
  • Independent and customer-oriented
  • Accurate
  • Responsible
  • Flexible and stress resistant
  • Creative thinking
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English in speech and writing

what do we offer:

At ACE you get the chance to build an exciting career. ACE offers a professional working environment where quality is of high importance. Within an informal working environment, experienced colleagues work on a fun diversity of projects. Personal development of our employees is very important to us and we are happy to shape your ambitions. You will of course be rewarded with a suitable salary and good secondary employment conditions. Interested? Click on "apply to this opening" at the top of this page, send your resume and motivation letter to or contact us by phone on +31 643235215.

After assessing the resumé and suitability, an interview will take place at ACE in Eindhoven for further information. In a second interview at ACE, we will discuss the starting options and the corresponding employment conditions. If it concerns a function for a specific project, then it is possible that an interview with the potential client may be required.

referentienummer: Z000962

that's why ACE

Engineers choose ACE for the following reasons:

Our excellent reputation has brought ACE a unique client portfolio, creating an assurance for diversity and become involved in challenging projects at high level. Your entrepreneurship and passion for technology create a perfect blend to realise effective client solutions. Your career path will be paved with a specialised cumulated experience tough diversified portfolio of challenging projects.
At ACE, ideas become reality. We foster your ambitions: ACE encourages passionate engineers to continue developing themselves. Our organisation support you with your personal development plan, we cultivate a professional vision on Human Resource Management, we facilitate training and education, and we organise team building events with your colleagues. You are invited to build your own career within ACE.
In your role as a technical expert you are involved in technological projects with a high degree of diversity and complexity on a daily basis. You will cumulate experience with internal projects or at our client’s location. With ACE you can be sure about a challenging job in an ever changing environment. You can count on a highly motivated, dynamic and committed employer.
We expect you to work in teams with your colleagues. Passion for engineering and innovative ideas are the common denominator. You can find a multitude of reference projects on our website and blog. Since its origins in 1977, ACE has developed to a renowned development and engineering organisation within a group of over 250 employees.

career stories

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