Junior PLC Engineer

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich (Schweiz)
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Work experience
  • Engineer
  • Technical occupations (other)
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About us

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • You implement function descriptions of our control units, using Step7 programming
  • You manage and maintain the software for our control systems (incl. documentation)
  • You continuously develop and improve our products in cooperation with R&D and the service department (soft- and hardware)
  • You set up and configure industrial PCs
  • You consult and coordinate with our hardware suppliers
  • You are doing the commissioning of our PLC systems (on site and remote)
  • You support our suppliers (incl. documentation)
  • You act as cross-system interface with the technical project management and third parties, in particular clarification of the interfaces to other lots
  • You travel approx. 20% globally and are willing to do standby duty in agreement with the team

Your experiences

  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Control Engineering, Information Systems, Process Engineering.
  • Experience in the definition and implementation of bus systems for data transmission desirable
  • Experience with the preparation of functional descriptions as a basis for control unit development Good knowledge of network technology
  • Detailed knowledge of process engineering sequences and process functions
  • Sound knowledge of Siemens PLC (hardware, software and network), Step 7 and TIA Portal: KOP, FUP, SCL
  • Sound knowledge of network components and communication protocols
  • Business fluent communication skills in English
  • Analytical thinking
  • Proactive and solution-oriented way of working
  • Basic electrical knowledge

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.