Senior Software Engineer at VMI Group

VMI Group-Thinking forward. That is done every day by the more than 1.200 employees of VMI Group in one of our eight global locations. We develop, manufacture, sell and install machinery for rubber, tires, cans and personal and pharmaceutical care. Due to continuous innovation, high quality standards and employees who think forward, we are the global market leader in some of these markets

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer PIC


  • As Senior Software Engineer PIC, you develop software for prototypes or customer-specific tire building machines. 
  • Depending on your personal interests and experiences we decide together with you which department you want to start. 
  • You also work on the further development of our standard product range. 
  • You work in a multidisciplinary engineering team and together with the Project Leader set the functional specifications. 
  • As a software engineer you are responsible for translating the functional design to the technical design. 
  • You make an estimate of the complexity of a project and you are involved from the proposal process through delivery to the customer. 
  • From your vision of the overall machine you write the software and test the machines. In addition, you commission the machines at the customer. 

R&D – Tyre Building Passenger
  • VMI is the global market leader in the field of machinery for the tire industry.
  • To maintain and strengthen this leading position, we constantly seek opportunities to make our machines even better. 
  • Think of faster, more accurate, and responsive to the latest developments at our customers. "Hands off, eyes off" is the standard, so robots and vision systems are recurring themes. 
  • The R&D Passenger Tire Department constantly seeks and pushes the limits of what is technically feasible. About 100 colleagues are committed to this daily.
The Order Engineering Department – Passenger Tire Building
  • At VMI, the Order Engineering –Tire Building Department is responsible for customer-specific modifications of MAXX and EXXIUM tire building machines so that they can be optimally deployed in the customer's production process. 
  • From the start of a project, Order Engineering is involved in determining the technical design based on customer requirements. 
  • Once the design is determined, the various production and test documents are prepared within the Department. 
  • During the production and test phase, Order Engineering provides technical support. 
  • During the installation at the customer, we are present to support the validation of the project. Order Engineering – Tire Building is the technical linchpin which ensures that the VMI machines can be deployed successfully at the customer.


  • Dutch HTS/WO in the direction of Electrical (control technology, electrotechnology or industrial automation), or equivalent;
  • At least seven years' experience in equipment manufacturing or machine construction;
  • Experience with one or more PLC/SCADA systems, such as Siemens S7, WinCC, Allen Bradley, ControlLogix, PanelView;
  • Extensive experience in functional specification and translation to technical design;
  • Abstract thinking ability and ability to think in terms of processes;
  • Experience with lean is a plus;
  • Good command of Dutch and English;
  • Willingness to travel.

VMI Offers

  • A challenging position with a global market leader in machine construction;
  • Abundant opportunity for personal initiative;
  • A strong corporate product portfolio that has great potential in international markets;
  • A friendly and professional working environment;
  • The opportunity to broaden your talents in an international organization;
  • Ample training opportunities;
  • Excellent terms of employment and a wonderful traffic-free living and working environment.

Location: Epe, Lagos

Closing Date 
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