PLC Programmer, Johannesburg – Ref: 1114072-1


Ref: 1114072-1

Job Description:

Our client is a mechatronics innovation and development company specializing in automated machine building, robotics and specialized tooling. They currently have an opportunity for a PLC Programmer.

The successful incumbent will hold a National Diploma in a field related to electrical/electronic engineering together with 3-5 years PLC installation/commissioning/programming experience.

Position details:

Technical support to clients, both on site and via telephone and email.
Management of the support process starting from the initial client request, through to onsite fault diagnosis and finally producing and implementing a solution.
Configuring and specifying control systems as per customer requirements.
Factory testing of control systems.
Commissioning of control systems on site.
Programming PLCs and configuring HMIs.

Country: South Africa
Location: Johannesburg

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum qualification
National Diploma in a field related to electrical/electronic engineering.

Minimum Experience
3-5 years’ PLC installation/commissioning/programming.


Knowledge of at least one of the following PLC systems.
o Siemens S7
o CTi
Knowledge of SCADA systems and HMIs (Zenon would be to the candidate’s advantage).
Knowledge of industrial communication networks [e.g. Profibus, Ethernet].
Understanding of electrical engineering applied specifically to automation.
Ability to configure and specify PLC and SCADA systems based on client requirements.
Troubleshooting of PLC, SCADA and field devices, communication networks.
Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
Ability to program a PLC using Step 7 or 505 Workshop.

Company Description:

Our client was founded in the early nineties following the growth of the process control industry.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

PLC Programmer, Johannesburg – Ref: 1114072-1

PLC Programmer

PLC Programmer


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