Location: Netherlands

Our client in The Netherlands is looking for a qualified Simulation Engineer looking to relocate with a valid South African passport .

In this role, you will develop simulation models of machines and production lines for Virtual Commissioning. Leveraging modern digital technology, you will enable early validation of machine code, leading to higher quality software and reduced commissioning time. You will work with programs such as Emulate3D, TIA Portal, PLCSim Advanced, Studio 5000 Logix Designer, and Logix Echo.




  • Independently develop 3D simulation models of machines based on CAD.
  • Collaborate with Mechanical Engineers to create virtual representations of real machines.
  • Develop and program new functionality as required.
  • Work with Software Engineers to link simulation models to control logic for software development and testing.
  • Support the Developer/Project Leader Simulation throughout the project.
  • Ensure simulation models accurately reflect machine operations and performance.



  • Tertiary qualification in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in programming, preferably with C++ / C#.
  • Basic knowledge of PLC control is a plus.
  • Knowledge of TIA Portal and Studio 5000 Logix Designer is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Dutch, English and German - advantageous.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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