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PLC Programmer

North Branford, CT

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Westaff is looking for a Programmer in the North Branford area!

PLC programmers are responsible for programming assembly lines, robotic devices, or other manufacturing processes using programmable logic controllers (PLC), a kind of rugged industrial computer.


Shift: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

Pay: $26-30 DOE

PLC Programmer Responsibilities: 

  • PLC programmer draws blueprints that show how electrical components and panels work together 
  • use of automation software and ladder logic in order to write programming
  • determine test criteria
  • test the new program for reliability and safety with automation equipment.
  • PLC programmers are there to oversee successful installation
  • support technicians in installation
  • Provides technical support on programs to clients

Job Requirements

PLC Programmer Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of the electrical, mechanical, and software engineering principles needed to create and maintain automated processes.
  • Ability to interpret and edit drawings, diagrams, and machine specifications
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to the automation field.
  • Knowledge of ladder logic programming for various makers of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  • Knowledge of servo motion controls systems and/or robot motion control.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical concepts, such as PNP and NPN switches, AC and DC circuits, E-Stop circuits and stepper/servo motor function.
  • Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environments.
  • Good understanding of cGMP requirements, change control, gown qualifications.

Westaff offers Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k plans!

Apply now for immediate consideration!

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