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PLC Software Engineer/Automation Engineer

Job Summary:        

 With Volvo Cars Manufacturing Engineering, you are part of a global production team that makes sure that the cars we build meet the highest expectations from our customers.  You will support new model Launch & Program Management.  We are seeking for a PLC Software / Automation Engineer Assembly Shop area located near Charleston, SC.


  • Follow Electrical/PLC Volvo standards during project.
  • Follow up of time and technique within the area of responsibility and project.
  • Follow up of end user take over routine to production within the area.
  • Responsible for analysing and optimizing PLC Software.
  • Coordination with other major activities within the area.
  • Commonality follow up and coordination between car plants and central ME
  • Share knowledge and experience, and offer trainings accordingly, to improve capability and competence of local engineers.
  • Maintain good communication within the area and other parts of the organisation.
  • Demonstrate personal leadership in support of company business objectives and role model the Volvo Cars Culture.

What we require:

  • PLC Knowledge/Experience Siemens TIA Portal
  • Industrial network Profinet knowledge
  • Machine Safety knowledge
  • Frequency drive knowledge
  • Electrical hardware knowledge
  • Eplan knowledge
  • ME or IE Bachelors Preferred or commiserate experience
  • 5-7+ years of expertise in paint shop manufacturing/automotive industry
  • Exceptional project management and leadership skills
  • Communication, collaboration and negotiation skills with internal and external customers and stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel domestically or internationally
  • Working experience in an international and diverse environment is a plus
  • Experience of Manufacturing Engineering processes and Facility, Tooling and Equipment process
  • Broad knowledge from other similar operations within the area
  • Work in a team oriented environment
  • Target oriented and strong analytical skills
  • Well organized working methods and ability to report in a structured and concise format
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work and to manage multiple tasks
  • Positive mind-set and pro-active attitude, self-starter.
  • Ability to interact cross-functionally and to act in a multi-cultural environment

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  20476

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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