PLC Specialist

PLC Specialist.

PLC Specialist



CHF90000 - CHF110000 per year





Do you have a passion for innovation in the transportation industry? Are you an expert in designing, implementing, and maintaining automated systems? If so, this PLC Automation Engineer role based in Bern at a leading transport company could be your perfect opportunity!

About the Company

They are a leading transport company in Switzerland, at the forefront of innovation and efficiency. They are constantly seeking ways to improve their operations and provide the best possible service to customers.

About the Role

They are looking for a highly motivated PLC Automation Engineer to join the team and play a vital role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our state-of-the-art automated systems. You will be responsible for the entire PLC lifecycle, from concept and design to commissioning, troubleshooting, and ongoing optimization.


  • Collaborate across departments to understand and translate transport operations needs into robust and efficient PLC-controlled systems.
  • Design, develop, implement, and commission PLC systems for various transportation applications (e.g., sorting, routing, warehousing).
  • Configure, program, and maintain Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) using industry-standard software (e.g., Siemens TIA Portal).
  • Integrate PLC systems seamlessly with other control systems and equipment.
  • Develop and implement effective troubleshooting strategies to diagnose and resolve automation system issues.
  • Perform preventive maintenance activities to ensure the optimal performance and lifespan of automation systems.
  • Create and maintain detailed technical documentation, including PLC code, system schematics, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest PLC technologies and industry best practices specific to the transportation sector.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical, Automation, or a related field)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working as a PLC Automation Engineer in a transportation or related industry (e.g., manufacturing, logistics)
  • Proven experience in designing, programming, and commissioning PLC systems for automated applications
  • Strong understanding of electrical control systems and principles
  • Proficiency in PLC programming languages (e.g., Ladder Logic, Structured Text)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in German and English (both written and spoken)

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Luke Driscoll

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