Senior Software Engineer

GEA Food Solutions Weert B.V. (Weert LI, Nederland) 12 dagen geleden gepost
GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food and beverage processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. Approximately 18,000 employees in more than 50 countries contribute significantly to GEA's success - come and join them! We offer interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company.

Responsibilities / Tasks

As a Senior Software Engineer you are responsible for the correct specification, design/architecture, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of machine software for new machines and software updates for already delivered machines.
You are in the lead when it comes to the implementation of process improvements and strategies.

Your Profile / Qualifications


  • You are part of a software team and multi-disciplinary development team and are responsible for the design, implementation, testing and maintenance of the PLC and HMI software for the packaging machines
  • You guard the software quality and initiate actions to improve and safeguard software quality
  • You act as a sparring partner for the Group Leader Automation and help define new improvements and strategies
  • You initiate and/or lead the implementation of these improvements and strategies
  • You provide guidance and software development support to your fellow team members
  • You detect obstacles and come up with recommendations and/or solutions and help with code debugging and problem solving
  • You help to set up a software project planning during software development projects
  • You evaluate the used tooling regarding software development
  • You set up software guidelines and manage the follow-up
  • You are responsible for the creation and validation of Software Functional Descriptions
  • You manage the correct documentation of all relevant software related information
  • You follow the latest software development trends in the market and think of ways to apply them in the Automation Department
  • Occasionally you do the commissioning and/or service at customer site (international)
  • You report to the Group Leader Automation


  • Bachelor in Control Systems (Mechatronics) or similar
  • You understand Software Structures/Architectures and Design Patterns and can successfully apply them in the software
  • 5+ years experience with PLC and HMI systems, preferably B&R
  • Broad experience with coding languages C and Structured Text
  • Good experience with Mathworks Matlab and Simulink
  • Experience with Version Control Systems (e.g. GIT, SVN)
  • IT knowledge and skills (e.g. build servers, test automation frameworks, databases/SQL etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile/Scrum
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills, ability to interact and think on different levels with different team members/disciplines
  • Team player
  • Analytical and accurate
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Pro-active and “eager to learn” attitude


  • Knowledge of other coding languages like C++, Java, Python
  • Knowledge of OPC UA
  • Experience with servo drives

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