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Solution Engineer - Cranes

  • The Hague, NETHERLANDS
  • IT development

Job description

We are expanding our team in The Hague, Netherlands! Are you our new engineer, developing automation solutions for harbor cranes?

We know that a business only thrives if our people are thriving. That’s why we always put our people first. Our global and diverse team would be happy to support you and challenge you to grow in many ways. Who knows where our joint journey will take you?

As a solution engineer, you will be working in complex projects dealing with the integration of a diversity of systems like: Automation and subsystem software, S7 PLC’s, HMI systems, interfaces, drive systems and sensor systems. A typical project lasts for a year or 2 and is realized with development / design in The Netherlands & Germany, followed by pre-commissioning in, for example China, and is finalized at the end customer location. Relocation to The Netherlands is necessary for this role.

You’ll make an impact by

  • Actively participate in the development of automation solutions for harbor cranes.
  • Design and prepare integrated software solutions to interface with various subsystems according to the requirements.
  • Able to read and create operational and functional flowcharts.
  • Track, document and report development progress regularly.
  • Perform Integral functional tests and acceptance tests together with client.
  • Support or Perform commissioning at location globally.
  • Participate in our lean approach to project engineering by identifying efficiencies in what we do.
  • For our clients you act as a connecting element between engineering, maintenance IT and operations.

About Siemens

Siemens Cranes is one of the global key players in the crane electrification and automation business. More than 5000 container cranes world-wide are driven by Siemens automation technology. One of our latest developments is fully automated harbor cranes and since the first fully automated Siemens terminals are operational we will use and improve this blueprint to automate other terminals worldwide.

Your success is grounded in

  • a sharp technical mindset and great communication skills combined with an ambition to work on projects that require global travel. 
  • You are enthusiastic about working in the industrial automation of machines, container cranes and terminals.
  • Bachelor or Master in Electrical engineering, Industrial automation, Mechatronics or similar.
  • At least 3 years experience in complex (automation) projects/ in an engineering environment
  • Knowledge of / experience with SIMATIC S7 programming languages.
  • Business fluent in English.
  • Knowledge of .Net application is a preference, as well as: C++, C#, SQL.

What we offer

Working at Siemens is truly rewarding. Not only because of what you can contribute, but also because of the benefits we offer you to make your work and life more enjoyable, more flexible, and more exciting.

  • A job at a stable, international company with a strong brand and an open informal atmosphere in The Netherlands.
  • 26 days of leave per annum.
  • Salary based on your experience and background plus a Benefits Budget of 22,63% of your monthly gross salary. This budget is very flexible, you may either use the budget for more days of leave, for an extra monthly payment or for tax-favorable expenses, such as our bicycle or sustainability plan.
  • Working arrangements based on the New Working Model. Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.

Ready to unlock the full potential of technology? Join us!

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Pieter van der Plas, Head of Engineering Cranes via

We value your unique identity and perspective, recognizing that our strength comes from the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and thoughts of our team members. We are fully committed to providing equitable opportunities and building a workplace that reflects the diversity of society. We also support you in your personal and professional journey by providing resources to help you thrive. Come bring your authentic self and create a better tomorrow with us.

An online assessment and screening is part of the interview process.

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