PLC Specialist

Posted by Witron Integrated Logistics (booth # S4231)

General Summary:
The PLC Specialist serves as the primary Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) technical expert for the support of WITRON’s proprietary automated material handling systems. Collaborating with global business partners and onsite service teams, a successful PLC Specialist will design, test, troubleshoot, and maintain various PLC systems and their related technology.

With experience and strong performance, the PLC Specialist may have opportunities for international travel and supervisory roles.

-Design, program, test, and resolve faults for PLC-related architecture for automated material handling applications
-Collaborate with various internal IT professionals to understand the complex nature of WITRON’s robust digital infrastructure and its application to practical solutions for its customers
-Work with onsite teams to troubleshoot and resolve system issues
-Analyze and proffer solutions for new system designs or redesigns of existing systems
-Approach all tasks with an efficiency and efficacy mindset
-Act as the SME for all PLC related automation issues
-Provide critical PLC support for the installation and startup of new WITRON systems
-Travel extensively in support of onsite teams

Education & Experience:
-Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Industrial Maintenance, Mechatronics, or closely related field preferred; bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
-Familiarity with PLC programming, especially in industrial applications, is a plus
-Previous electrical experience is a plus

Skills and Knowledge:
-Basic knowledge of industrial automation
-Knowledge of PLC programming
-Understanding of electrical motors and servo motors
-Basic knowledge of AC and DC control systems
-Ability to read and understand electrical schematics (experience with AutoCAD is a plus)
-Familiarity with warehouse operations is a plus
-Experience in troubleshooting electrical control systems
-Interact with customers in a professional manner
-Work effectively in team and individual settings

-During the initial training phase, the PLC Specialist will spend intermittent periods of several weeks or months at WITRON Headquarters in Parkstein, Germany
-Availability to travel frequently to various locations in the U.S., Canada, and Europe (approximately 70% or more)

-Stability – WITRON offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package which includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, STD, and LTD plans along with a company-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan with matching
contributions and a profit sharing program
-Work/Life Balance – Employees have access to a generous paid time off policy, company-paid holidays, and special leave days related to certain life events.
-Growth Potential – As part of WITRON’s commitment to promoting from within, individual developmental opportunities are made available through comprehensive on the job training and a tuition reimbursement program
-A Place You Want to Work – WITRON’s corporate philosophy is characterized by an open door policy, an environment of trust and empowerment, and a sincere appreciation shown to all colleagues

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WITRON is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted Date 4/05/19
Job Type Full Time
Contact Chris Matheny
Contact Phone 8473856129
Contact Email
Preferred Contact Method
Booth - Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Address1 3721 N. Ventura Drive, Suite 140
City Arlington Heights
State/Province Illinois
Zip/Postal Code 60004
Country United States of America


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