Development PLC Engineer

Job Description

Together we make the difference

SPPAL is a leading provider of innovative products and solutions in mail and parcel logistics and automation as well as in airport logistics with baggage and cargo handling. Software solutions and customer services along the complete product life cycle complete the portfolio. The company has an installed base in more than 60 countries worldwide. Major customers include renowned airports as well as postal and parcel service providers around the globe.

With its headquarters located in Constance, Germany, Siemens Logistics GmbH (ex Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airports Logistics GmbH) is a 100% subsidiary of Siemens AG.

Our Regional Entity for the United Kingdom, Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics Ltd (SPPAL UK), is located in London Heathrow.

Be part of our team at Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics Ltd as Development PLC Engineer in the United Kingdom.

Change the future with us.

As the Development PLC Engineer, you will be responsible for the program, commission and support of the Service 4.0 activities inside the Siemens Logistics project as well as responsible for the development of predictive maintenance applications in the domain of logistic automation.
Working closely with sales manager, product manager, program/project manager, HW/SW architects and site teams, you’ll clarify and define requirements as well as collaborate in the elaboration of proposals.

  • Define, develop, enhance and document a platform strategy and dedicated platform modules that enable a systematic roll out of this technology. This includes a holistic design from the field to the cloud level for all mechanical, electrical and software subsystems.

  • Customization and implementation for dedicated customer specific applications and support the test and validation phases.

  • Design and implementation of standard interfaces in order to integrate our solutions easily in the diverse IT- landscapes of our customers.

  • Research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility.

  • Work in a team with an agile development approach to integrate and fulfil all internal and customer expectations and availability to travel (national and internationally) to support other project when required.

What you need to make real what matters.

  • Preferably a master’s degree or equivalent qualification or experience in system engineering or mechatronics (or enough experience on the field)

  • Industrial Automation experience in the field of Siemens PLC programming and commissioning.

  • Knowledge in the field of IoT, including sensors, industrial communication, networks, control systems, IT-interfaces and cloud based IoT platforms.

  • Experience in software development

  • Experience in electrical and mechanical design and related tools (EPLAN, AUTOCAD…)

What else do I need to know?

We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you!

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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