About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Lead Engineer (m|f|d) Hydropower control technology  
Job ID 73280 | Location Heidenheim


Your tasks

  • Manage the technical implementation of hydropower control technology projects based on Siemens and Rockwell control systems.
  • Develop system concepts based on project tenders and customer-specific requirements.
  • Be responsible for technical and commercial clarification with customers and suppliers.
  • Be responsible for the management and implementation of hardware and software engineering throughout the entire duration of the project.
  • Create PLC programs and visualization solutions.
  • Plan communication and network systems (IEC, Profibus, Profinet, Modbus, EtherNet/IP etc.), taking cyber security requirements into account.
  • Be responsible for compliance with costs, deadlines and quality and for creating and checking technical documentation (signal lists, specifications, final documentation) and commissioning control technology systems worldwide.


Your profile

  • Degree in electrical engineering, automation or information technology and several years of professional experience in the field of control systems.
  • Extensive experience with Siemens PCS7 and/or Rockwell Studio 5000.
  • Good command of written and spoken German and very good command of English; other foreign languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French) are an advantage.
  • You are characterized by your results orientation, analytical and teamwork skills as well as your loyalty and high level of commitment.
  • Readiness to travel regularly and, if necessary, for longer periods of time and to work on construction sites worldwide.


If you are passionate about renewable energy and have a strong technical background in control systems engineering, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of sustainable energy. Join Voith Hydro today and be a part of a global team committed to creating a better world.

We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Apply now via our web portal.
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The Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG | VHH is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | Recruiting Germany 
Lara Jensen • phone +49 174 6891156 



Job ID 73280