The company

The family business VDT was founded in 1987. Its origin was international trading with industrial automation components. Today, VDT Automation operates worldwide as an automation company from Wegberg, near the Dutch border. VDT Automation is an authorized Rockwell Automation trainings partner and specializes in Rockwell Automation and Siemens programming.

The philosophy

The endeavour to deliver better service every day than on the day before is our top priority and the engine for VDT’s long-term success: clients value the quality and flexibility of our solutions, partners trust in our reliability and precision. The foundation for this is the commitment and passion of our highly qualified employees.

It is to them that our family-led business owes our express gratitude. The culture of fair treatment and conscious appreciation is highly nurtured and makes VDT a modern and innovative service provider that can always offer its clients the best solution in the area of automation.

The history

Experience since 1987

Reinforcement wanted!

Your career with VDT
Electrical technician / mechatronics technician / control technician as PLC programmer (m/ f/ d) in the field of automation & industrial systems

Electrical technician / mechatronics technician / control technician as PLC programmer (m/ f/ d) in the field of automation & industrial systems

Wegberg near Mönchengladbach

Area of responsibility:

• Engineering and commissioning of electrotechnical automation systems

• Design of drive applications

• Programming and commissioning of PLC, HMI and SCADA systems

• Project coordination, coordination with customers

• Preparation for documentation

• Technical sales support

• Willingness to travel to beautiful places in interesting countries



• Successfully completed vocational training in the field of mechatronics, electrical engineering

or control systems, z. B. as Electrical engineer for automation technology, mechatronics technician,

IIndustrial electrician, computer scientist, technician (m/f/d) or a similar qualification.

• Good knowledge of German and English

• Willingness to participate in customer projects and international willingness to travel

• MS-Office products are no foreign word

• Driving license class B



• Homeoffice

• Ergonomic workplace

EV charger

• Free drinks

• Parking spaces

• Reconciling family and work


• Employee events

• Gym membership



Application process:

If you feel at home in the world of automation, are interested in IT and open to new ideas, and appreciate a familiar environment in a small, medium-sized family company, then you've come to the right place. Send us your informative written application by email.

We are always looking for employees in all areas, who

  • like to work in an open and friendly team
  • would like a career change, because it’s never too early or too late for that
  • are positive towards new things and can get excited
  • like what they do
  • are at home in the world of automation and would like to share their knowledge
  • have commercial experience and can support the sales department
  • would like to help shape the future of the company with ideas and innovation
  • value knowledge transfer and adopt the knowledge of our pioneers
  • are interested in new technical possibilities
  • deliver great work because they love their work
  • simply want to work for VDT!

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