PLC Pro­gram­mer - internal pro­duction

Can you make a difference in our high-tech company that drives production towards full automation? To strengthen the automation department, we are looking for an additional PLC Programmer - preferably in combination with a good understanding of PLC hardware and software development. Are you going to join the journey?

About the job

The automation team of six people – which already consists of a PLC Programmer - is mainly responsible for digitalization and development of process control components for Topsil’s advanced production equipment which includes PLC’s, measuring system using digital cameras, and modern control application using model-based control and machine learning.

The aim of our software is to run the production as automated as possible with zero errors. The team specifies designs and tests as well as implements new features while helping to maintain the current operating control components used in the production 24/7. Currently, the factory will be extended with more exciting production machines and buildings. Therefore, we need you as our second PLC Programmer in Topsil.

Furthermore, you will be part of a SCRUM team and therefore you will join the morning meetings of SCRUM and production as well. You will meet the users of your developed features daily in the production or the cantina during lunch. Moreover, you will review repair requests daily and try to solve them as soon as possible.        

Your responsibility:

  • Design & maintenance of PLC programs in Beckhoff systems using TwinCat 3.1 & in SIEMENS TIA Portal
  • Maintenance (backup & backup restore) of PLC programs for several suppliers such as UNITRONICS, FAGOR, OPTO, and Mitsubishi
  • Work in our automation team in an agile scrum project environment

About you

In this position, we expect that you have/are:

  • A technical or mechanical engineering background
  • 0-3 years experiences
  • Knowledge of PLC hardware
  • Analytical skills & takes personal responsibility
  • Fluent in English

In addition, it is a plus if you have/are:

  • Knowledge of Beckhoff TwinCat & SIEMENS TIA Portal or are open to learn it
  • Fluent in Danish

We offer

An opportunity for an exciting and diverse position where you become part of a competent and highly motivated automation team of six people. There will be plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development.

Furthermore, you will experience:

  • The opportunity to develop your skills in our agile SCRUM project environment
  • The users of your developed features daily in the production or the cantina
  • A high degree of job satisfaction
  • A staff association, pension scheme and health insurance


If you have questions about the position, please contact Software Manager, Nico Werner at We will conduct interviews regularly so if you are up for the challenge, please send us a cover letter, CV, and any other relevant documents via the link "Ansøg" as soon as possible.

We look forward to hearing from you!    

About Topsil

Topsil is an innovative manufacturing company that is a leading supplier of ultrapure silicon to the global semiconductor industry. Therefore, the company has contacts and business partners all over the world and cooperates internationally with universities and private organizations on research and development.

Topsil’s ultrapure silicon is primarily used for the most demanding purposes, and our products are developed based on years of experience and significant investments in new technology, facilities, and equipment. The products are used in electric cars, high-speed trains, electricity grids, wind turbines, and other green technology but also for more specialized applications within e.g., the pharmaceutical- and detector industry.

Extremely high-quality requirements are imposed on our products and production processes, and we work according to the IAFT 16949:2016 Automotive Quality Standard and we are also ISO certified in the environment, energy as well as working environment.

We are almost 200 employees, all gathered in Frederikssund where we keep production running 24/7. At Topsil, you will experience daily contact with a wide diversity of people and professional groups. We appreciate a good laugh and have an informal tone with respect for the individual. Topsil is a workplace where you benefit from dedicated colleagues and focus on life balance.

Gem job

Topsil GlobalWafers A/S
Publiceret: 20. marts 2023


Location Frederikssund