• PLC Programmer and Automation Designer

  • Posted: 04/28/2019

    Missouri Walnut is looking for an experienced PLC Programmer and Automation Designer. This person will be responsible for designing control systems. Must have verifiable experience with the following but not limited to Alan Bradley systems and motor control sensors, HMI and networking systems. Must be able to read and create logic. This position will report directly to maintenance department and requires a flexible work schedule.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Design, develop, maintain, document, troubleshoot, and debug PLC and HMI software
    Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
    • PLC software experience and aptitude
    • Electrical and control experience and aptitude
    • Ability to write, understand, and troubleshoot PLC software in ladder, function chart, structured text, or sequential function languages.
    • Ability to read, understand, and create electrical and control schematics
    • Ability to troubleshoot and debug electrical and control circuits
    • Understanding of process automation and machine control.
    • Ability to manage details of technical requirements including task assignments, tracking and communications
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at once while maintaining project cost and schedule constraints
    • Ability to manage workload effectively, to plan, organize, and prioritize work and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work with other disciplines
    • Proven ability to design, debug and resolve software and control systems
    Required Experience:
    • 3-5 years of PLC/HMI programming and design experience (Allen-Bradley, PLC; other platforms a plus)
    • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation drawings (P&IDs)
    • Ability to read electrical diagrams.
    • Ability to read logic diagrams.
    • Ability to diagram using CAD software.
    • Mechanical machine operation knowledge a plus.
    • Low-voltage electrical design & layout a plus
    • Strong electrical & mechanical troubleshooting skills
    • Strong technical writing and communication skills
    • Team player