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PLC Engineer


Beijing, BJ, CN, 100176

Req ID 25346 Beijing, China


We are looking for a new colleague of PCL Engineer for our business in Beijing or Shenyang. 


Realize programming, technical support and improvement of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) program and the production IT hardware to guarantee a smooth production flow in a global expert team.



  • Recommend, architect and develop PLC (programmable logic controllers) solutions to meet business needs as it relates to manufacturing / assembly operations on the shop floor.
  • Develop new strategies within automation as well as hardware & software for control systems.
  • Program automation and controls systems involving PLCs.
  • Implement standard engineering practices & provide detailed documentation upon project completion.
  • Provide day-to-day support for shop floor PLCs & related hardware, software, and applications.
  • Respond to the needs and questions of shop floor users as regards their access and use of shop-floor PLC applications, application issues, and training needs.
  • Be a proactive member of the global PLC team by participating actively in projects, process improvement opportunities, training, and other value added activities.
  • Make positive contributions to the vision and strategy of the global BU PLC organization.
  • Remain abreast of changes in the user / system software and hardware requirements.
  • Train end-users and maintain proper documentation with PLCs as well as other related shop-floor applications.
  • Understand and comply with QS-9000 and ISO-14000 requirements.



  • Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Min. 3 years of work related experience
  • Proven experience in PLC logic and programming, beneficially with Siemens TIA software
  • Experience with robots and tourque equipment is beneficial
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret P&IDs, technical specifications, mechanical design document and software requirement documents including electrical drawings 
  • Ability to create and read logic as well as flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation/testing, and start-up
  • Good communication and problem solving skills 
  • Fluent English
  • Willingness to travel globally up to 50% as required (may not required to travel abroad during COVID). 



Be part of our ZF team as Controls Engineer and apply now!


Jing Wu

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