Automation Engineer / PLC Developer


Nanosurf is a global leader in the growing field of nanotechnology with headquarters in Switzerland. We develop, produce and distribute innovative scanning probe microscopes. Our Industrial Solutions Team develops customized, PLC driven systems for fully automated industrial quality control in the nanometer range.

To expand our Industrial Solutions Team, we are currently looking for an Automation Engineer / PLC Developer

You are an experienced automation engineer (5+ years), or a fast learner entering the field, with a master's degree in automation technology, robotics, mechatronics, electrical engineering or computer science. You communicate confidently in English and speak German.

Your tasks

  • Developing PLC software, motion and process control and HMI concepts for automation systems
  • Implementation of projects from requirements engineering to commissioning
  • Communication and coordination of progress with the stakeholders
  • Collaboration on globally unique and high-precision measuring machines

Your profile – required skills

  • Several years of professional experience in the development and commissioning of automation systems. Experience with customized machines is a plus
  • Writing clean and sustainable code following design guidelines is your level of expectations
  • Professional handling of SIEMENS TIA Portal, WinCC (v16, v17), STEP 7 Safety
  • Familiar with HMI and SCADA systems
  • Experience with common fieldbus networks and protocols (e.g. PROFINET, OPC UA/DA, TCP-IP)
  • SIEMENS Motion Control (configuration of hardware and software, drive tuning, PID regulation)
  • Digital and analog signal processing

Work environment

You will become a member of the core team delivering software to highly specialized, unique machines, able to measure industrial samples with atomic resolution. A highly motivated team of professionals is looking forward to your collaboration and knowledge exchange. You will use the teamwork capabilities and individual initiatives in Swiss headquarters of Nanosurf, home office and on customer site, depending on current project stage.

Nanosurf supports the professional and personal development of its employees.

Job ID: IN134259

Please submit your application for this position to [email protected]

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