PLC Software Engineer

Yorkshire Permanent


PLC Software Engineer – Siemens TIA Portal - West Yorkshire – Permanent - £35-42k + overtime

COVID-19 – the interview process will be compliant with the government guidelines. The client has an immediate requirement and can start someone straight away.

+++Headlines – growing organisation with a full order book, wide range of products and systems to work on, no two projects are the same!+++

Samuel Frank Associates requires a PLC Software Engineer with a sound understanding of Siemens TIA Portal to work for a well-known and highly reputable OEM in West Yorkshire. Your background is likely to include working with Siemens S7 / TIA Portal systems with knowledge of Rockwell / Allen Bradley PLCs a secondary but beneficial requirement.

Key aspects of the PLC Software Engineer role include –

  • In-depth knowledge of PLC programming, you’ll be expected to program PLCs from scratch.
  • Project areas of interest include safety PLCs, large multi-drive systems with high device count.
  • The client is expecting applicants to have completed at least one very recent, large scale project using TIA Portal.
  • PLC Software Engineers who have worked on systems for machinery applications and OEMs could be well suited, as could shift based project engineers.
  • Knowledge of safety systems/safety PLCs would also be highly beneficial.
  • Opportunity to develop the role into a Team Leader/mentoring position.

If you’ve come from an electrically biased Degree or first job then you will have the wider knowledge based to suit this role. The client is flexible in terms of engineers who may have 3-5 years experience right up to seasoned PLC Software professionals with extensive product knowledge, hence the salary range on offer.

The client operates a flat management hierarchy so autonomous working is expected, this PLC Software Engineer role would suit a self-starter with full project life cycle experience. The client expects most of the role to be office based with occasional trips to customer site expected, these could be 1-3 weeks (a couple of times per year) in duration depending on the size of the project.

The client is easily commutable from large parts of West Yorkshire including places such as Leeds, Bradford, Keighley, Ilkley, Harrogate, Skipton, Shipley and Otley.

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