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Software Engineer (PLC)

Nesco Resource Northwood Full-Time
$75,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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Title of role: Software Engineer (PLC)
Location: Northwood, OH
Company: Automotive bumper manufacturer (injection molding)
DIRECT Hire position: 401k Match, Client medical, Dental, and Vision (great benefits);
-We have details available on benefits
Salary position: $75k - $80K
Bonus: eligible (based on individual and company performance)
Shift: 2nd shift
Start Time: Typically a 3:30 start time, 9 hrs a day - 45 hours a week.
Travel: 0%-5% for training
Positions reports to: Paint Technical Manager

Job Duties:

  • Troubleshoot electrical control systems, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and general industrial control equipment.

  • Create and maintain plant electrical system documentation, ACAD experience helpful.

  • Build new electrical controls equipment, HMI screens, and modify existing equipment.

  • Keep abreast of new electrical control technologies.

  • Experience programming Rockwell Automation PLCs/PACs, including ControlLogix, SLC 500

  • Familiar with Human Machine Interface (HMI) equipment from Rockwell, including panel view


  • 3+ years of experience as a Automation/Controls Engineer in a manufacturing environment

  • 3+ years of experience with machine design, build, and troubleshooting

  • 3+ years of experience programming and troubleshooting PLCs

  • 3+ years of experience programming HMIs

  • Associates in Engineering or Technology Sciences

  • 3+ years of experience troubleshooting motor control circuits

  • Mechanical Aptitude


  • Experience with Allen-Bradley programming and troubleshooting

  • Experience with Factory Talk or similar software

  • Experience as/with Project Manager/Management

  • BS in Engineering or Technology Sciences

  • 3+ years of experience setting up and/or troubleshooting VFD's

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

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