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Controls PLC Programmer

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 01-24-2018
Controls PLC Programmer– Grand Rapids, Michigan

DISHER is currently partnering with a global, material handling and logistic solutions company on their need for a Controls PLC Programmer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In this role, you will develop, document, test, and aid in the implementation of new PLC software for automated material handling equipment while working closely with project teams.

What it’s like to work here:
This growing, global company offers a stable work environment where you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional, collaborative teams. The leadership team at this company has a clear strategic direction and is passionate about seeing their employees grow and develop in their individual career paths. While working here you will also have the opportunity to work at the company’s other global locations as well as partner with a variety of Fortune 500 companies.
What you will get to do:
  • Develop and/or optimize PLC software for Rockwell PLC types with diverse communication protocols.
  • Utilize existing Siemens PLC code as a template.
  • Create specialized interfaces within Rockwell Automation framework to optimize for ease of execution and standardization.
  • Support Controls Commissioning engineers during testing and implementation of new code.
  • Develop project status reports and summaries as needed.
What will make you successful:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Controls Engineer.
  • 5+ years’ experience in implementation of Rockwell PLC platform code and controls networks.
  • 5+ years’ experience in material handling, a plus..
  • Willingness to travel 10-30% of the time.
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
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Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 
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