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Salary: Market related

Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 30 Jul 2021

Reference: 4912

PLC Programmer
Wolverhampton (WV9)
Contract (9-10 weeks)
Inside IR35

Role Summary

The candidate will be responsible for the development of PLC, Interfaces, and all related controls to company standards and ideally Thyssenkrupp standard working predominantly within an automotive powertrain manufacturing environment. Experienced within an automotive environment the PLC Programmer will have experience in Siemens Step 7 PLC programming and commissioning and be confident in fault finding and resolutions.


  • Creating formal documentation for software related tasks (DCP Programming / Code Checkers, Progress Reports, Testing schedules, safety buy offs, validation, SPL’s etc.)
  • Adherence to company software standards,
  • You will be tasked with the moving production line equipment and integrating this equipment with another powertrain production line,
  • Fault finding and resolution,
  • Commissioning of required additional equipment over base program requirements,
  • PLC scheduling / data transfer PLC - PLC as and where required.


  • Experience of Programming with Siemens Step 7,
  • Experience of working to Thyssenkrupp standards within a Powertrain manufacturing environment,
  • You will have experience of shop floor commissioning of production lines,
  • Experience in an automotive environment