Sr. PLC Programmer – Manufacturing

Sr. PLC Programmer – Manufacturing.

Sr. PLC Programmer – Manufacturing



$95000 - $140000 per year





The Sr. Automation PLC Programmer will be responsible for designing, maintaining and troubleshooting machines and at the plant.

Please only apply if you have PLC programming experince.

Compensation: $95,000 - $140,000 (based on experience) + Benefits + Profit Sharing

Location: Aurora, IL

Employment type: Full Time

Job Type: Engineering / Industrial Automation

Essential Functions:

* Develop PLC and HMI applications to meet client specifications.

* Plan, evaluate, organize and implement automation related projects and initiatives.

* Develop electrical schematics and layouts in AutoCAD Electrical.

* Develop Electrical Bill of Materials.

* Reviews design efforts from production team to ensure quality and accuracy.

* Troubleshoot issues with existing client installations.

* Troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade legacy code.


* Provide electrical and controls engineering expertise in support of existing & new equipment.

* Internal subject matter expert in control systems PLC, HMI, VFD, Motion Control, system integration & electromechanical devices

* Managing portions of projects as assigned (assist with quoting, materials ordering, budgeting etc.) depending on the size and scope of the project

* Participating in customer meetings from a technical perspective

* Apply knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and programming

* Assist in giving instructions & direction to a custom panel shop team.

* Work to develop training procedures and documentation for US-based field service.

* Develop, duplicate, and modify new and existing PLC programs for our own propriety process control systems.

* Travel to customer sites for equipment commissioning & troubleshooting support (around 30% travel expected)

* Train customers staff on equipment functionality and process operations as needed.


* Minimum of 5 years of experience with Programmable Logic Controllers, HMI Programming, Indu soft, AutoCAD/Electrical Design, Debug/Testing/Commissioning (Solidworks experience is a plus)

* A background working with Mitsubishi controls

* Knowledgeable regarding industry or manufacturing processes

* A proven self-starter

* Motivated by challenges

* Works well with a variety of different people from diverse backgrounds

* Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written

* Background in Manufacturing, Cryogenics or Compressed gas (Prefered not required)


  • 401(k)
  • Profit sharing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision

US Citizens/Green Card holders only.

If this is something you could be interested in please apply and one of our dedicated consultants will be in touch.


Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Harry Pluck


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