Software Engineer PLC/Scada

For the Wijnegem and Herenthout branches of ATS Antwerp, we are recruiting a Software Engineer:


As a Software Engineer, you take care of the design, programming, start-up and follow-up of various projects in automation (food, automotive and light industry). Together with the project leaders, customers and partners, you discuss the specifications and the design.

You take care of the PLC programming and/or visualisation of the project. You take care of clear documentation. Sometimes you will also be called in to give training sessions. You are responsible for the on-time delivery of reliable, tested systems with the proposed qualities, with optimal deployment of resources.

PLC programming is done with Siemens, Allen-Bradley, and to a lesser extent with other systems. For Scada, Siemens and Schneider (Wonderware) are mainly used.

In a matrix organisation, you report to the department manager and work in close consultation with the various project managers on a daily basis.


  • You have completed a master's degree (industrial engineer) or bachelor's degree in electromechanics
  • You have several years of market knowledge/practical knowledge in the field of industrial equipment: PC, PLC, measuring equipment and related products.
  • You have a software brain
  • You are flexible and willing to travel sporadically
  • You have a passion for operating systems and state of the art HMI, a passion for concepts such as digital factory, industry 4.0 and MES systems is a plus
  • You have a driving licence B
  • Dutch is the working language, good knowledge of French and English is a plus


A challenging job in a growing company group that is active in the market of technological services. You will be working in a stable and financially healthy company where you will always be exposed to the latest technologies.

If you join us, chances are you will be a stayer:

  • An attractive salary package in function of your knowledge and experience:
    • Pension scheme
    • Hospitalisation insurance
    • Guaranteed income insurance
    • Meal vouchers
    • 20 days holiday + 12 ADV days
    • Possibility of free GSM subscription
  • Are you a sporty person? Or would you like to do more sport in the future? Then we will motivate you to take part in sporting activities:
    • Own ATS Run
    • Walking or hiking at noon
    • Participation in sporting events, ...
  • ATS Group has a strong social commitment:
    • A Saint's gift for employees with young children
    • An Easter gift for everyone with the proceeds going to a good cause
    • A birthday present from the CEO
  • Every person is unique, so we propose a personalised training programme. Together with your colleagues, we put you on the road to success in your job!

We recruit on the basis of competences and talents, regardless of age, gender, origin, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity...


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