PLC Programmer
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Job Overview  

Our Engineering department is looking for an experienced Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Programmer to join us on an urgent basis.  

As a PLC Programmer, you will be responsible for writing PLC programs for automation equipment. You will also be responsible for installing these programs along with the Technician. In addition to this, you should be testing the system efficiency as and when required.  

To be successful as a PLC Programmer, you should have a sound knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles. You should also have experience in finding faults in the system. Moreover, you should have an excellent ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.  

If you are ready to take up these duties and responsibilities of PLC Programmer, then apply right away. We will love to meet you.  


  • Meeting and knowing the client's requirements for electrical and mechanical needs.  

  • Designing and drafting 2D and 3D blueprint drawings.  

  • Reading and interpreting the logical flow diagram.  

  • Explaining to the clients how electrical components operate.  

  • Using automation software to write PLC programs.  

  • Preparing documents to instruct the users how to use the device and other safety instructions.  

  • Testing the program using automation equipment for its reliability.  

  • Troubleshooting any faults in the system.  

  • Supervising the installation of PLC programs.  

  • Providing guidance and support to the Technicians.  

  • Offering training to the Technicians and other team members.  

  • Maintaining the PLC programs.  

  • Working in coordination with Engineering and Production team.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related degree.  

  • Working experience as a PLC Programmer, or a similar role in the Engineering industry.  

  • Sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and software principles.  

  • Extensive knowledge of PLC programming languages such as ladder logic, sequential function charts, etc.  

  • Exceptional logic reasoning abilities.  

  • Proficiency in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software.  

  • Excellent ability to work under no supervision.  

  • Good oral and written communication skills.  

  • Willingness to travel as and when required.  

  • Ability to solve complex problems.  

  • Good organizational and time management skills.  

  • Excellent mathematics and arithmetic skills.  

  • A keen eye for details for accuracy.  

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.  

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