Contract PLC Software Engineer

Yorkshire Contract

Siemens PLC Software Engineer – 6-month contract – Sheffield – Permanent - £35-40hr

***Major plus points – Exciting Projects, Growing Company, Siemens Partner and Specialist+++

Due to COVID-19 - video interviews and remote working initially will be accomodated.

Samuel Frank Associates is now recruiting for a Siemens PLC Software Engineer with S7/TIA Portal programming experience to join a rapidly expanding Sheffield based organisation on a contract basis.

The client develops using the Siemens range of PLCs ( S7-300, S7-400, S7-1200, S7-1500 ) andrequire previous experience of working with Siemens systems.

The successful PLC Software Engineer will have experience of some of the following;

  • Software development with Siemens PLCs, specifically S7-300, 400, 1200 and 1500.
  • Safety systems including safety relays and safety PLCs.
  • Programming in TIA Portal, Step 7 or PCS 7 using one or more of the following programming languages - ladder logic, CFC and SCL.
  • Design, modify and code SCADA and HMI systems – Siemens WinCC flexible/Advanced.
  • Electrical schematics review.

The ideal background for the type of work the successful PLC Software Engineer is material handling, conveyor systems, explosive detection systems – this is not essential but gives you a good gauge of what you’ll be working on!

The work will entail programming from scratch, refining existing code, producing documentation and commissioning which will usually take place in Sheffield. Some occasional site-based commissioning will be expected as part of the responsibilities.

The role is commutable from the following places – Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster, Chesterfield and Worksop.

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