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PLC System Designer

Responsive Employer
Career level
Middle (2-5 years), Senior (5-10 years)
Employment type
Full time
Number of vacancies


AVL List GmbH is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains(hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.

Automation Engineer 

Your Responsibilities:

  • PLC programming

  • Develop and test the PLC software

  • Integrate the PLC system with other systems, such as AVL's test bed automation system, other PLC host systems, actuators, sensors, and safety systems

  • Responsible for the quality of the PLC program developed and for its implementation

  • Programming, installing and commissioning of testbeds at the company and at customer sites

  • Document the design, development process and equipment qualification result

Your Profile:

  • University degree in technical field: Electronics/Automation/Computers

  • Good technical knowledge of Siemens Step7, Siemens Tia Portal, Eplan, advanced programming languages

  • Professional experience in industrial automation

  • 2 years experience in PLC programming

  • Willingness to travel approx. 50% of the time (PLC commissioning)

  • A very good general understanding of technical concepts, plus the intention to acquire new knowledge

  • Good English knowledge

  • Results oriented.


  • a young and very dynamic team, working in a very professional, international environment

  • a highly motivating salary

  • continuous professional and personal development programs

  • flexible working hours

  • medical insurance