Contract PLC Software Engineer

Remote & Yorkshire

PLC Software Engineer – Siemens TIA Portal / OPC-UA – 6 month contract – Outside IR35 – £40-50hr – Mostly Remote / Yorkshire based office

+++Highlights – work for an OEM that’s developing “first of their kind machines”, innovation driven, well-established department, international group+++

Samuel Frank is recruiting for an OEM based in Yorkshire as they’re looking for a PLC Software Engineer with Siemens TIA Portal V17 experience and knowledge of using OPC-UA within Siemens. The role of PLC Software Engineer will suit a software specialist with experience of writing PLC code from scratch, ideally for special purpose / bespoke machinery.

Key aspects of the PLC Software Engineer role include –

  • Following an initial bedding in/handover period, the works can be completed remotely with attendance on site required for critical meetings and FAT
  • Data integration of PLCs into the customers MES system
  • End customer requires lots of detailed part data (which can be created in any of the PLCs), passed through a local PLC buffer (which needs creating) and communicating to the customer with OPC-UA methods to unload the buffer.
  • Maximum parts per minute is around 250 and the buffer requirement is 60 seconds, so a strong understanding of communications bandwidths and best practices is highly desirable.
  • Generate and validate a detailed specification and develop the PLC code within the multiuser environment without effecting the ongoing machine development and commissioning.
  • Systems developed will need to be tested/demonstrated by the successful PLC Software Engineer using UA Expert.
  • Be familiar with SiOME to configure the OPC-UA interface from a customer supplied template and feed this back to the customer for system alignment.
  • 2-3 weeks commissioning in Europe will be expected
  • The client is very well established and extremely well regarded in the area.

Please apply today for an immediate response. 

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