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PLC Engineer

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    Power & Nuclear

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    Market related

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    Max Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Max Wilkinson

PLC Engineer


Our client are currently recruiting for a PLC Engineer to join their rapidly growing business in Coventry on a permanent basis.


Minimum requirements

  • 5+ years of writing plc software from first principles. Ideally in SIEMENS S7 classic and/or TIA. Rockwell Studio 5000 is another option.
  • Experience writing safety software and validating this against a safety matrix.
  • VFD drives configuration and setting up
  • STL and or IL coding experience.
  • ProfiNet systems or similar
  • Ability to read electrical drawings
  • Ability to carry out basic electrical fault finding using a multimeter
  • Documentation such as FDS, O&M manuals, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • A good understanding of the English language, spoken and written due to most of our customers being in the UK.
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Design and commission of robots
    • KUKA
    • ABB
    • FANUC
  • Motion experience
    • Rockwell
    • Bosch
  • CNC experience
    • Bosch
    • FANUC

Nice to have

  • Machine safety training
  • Vision systems
  • Eplan design

What we can provide/bit about our client

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Salary ranges from £40k - £60k inclusive of overtime, depending on experience
  • 37.5hr working week.
  • Paid overtime for weekdays and inflated rates for the weekend.
  • Flexible working hours during software development.
  • Interesting and high-end projects which will challenge engineers and help them grow in their career
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • A positive, dynamic and supportive working environment.
  • Time off during the week if you work consecutive weekends worked
  • Training on projects, in-house and with suppliers, where there is new technology to be used if we do not have any in-house experts/experience

Industries you will have the opportunity to work in

  • Automotive
  • Food and beverage
  • Aerospace
  • Pharmaceutical 
  • Book printing 
  • Logistics


If this is of interest to you, please apply with an updated cv.