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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  4508

Bessemer, AL, US, 35022

Date:  Sep 10, 2021

PLC Programmer (KUKA & Fanuc)

Job Description


The candidate must be able to work in a professional engineering team-based environment. Engineering teams are responsible for the design and integration of control systems for customer applications and processes. 

Candidates must also possess the following traits:

    Logical thinker
    Problem solver
    Organized
    Detailed oriented
    Strong verbal and written communication skills (English language required)
    Self-motivated
    Team player
    Innovative with regard to new processes and development aids
    Budget and deadline aware


Automation Design – PLC Programming

Design, configure, and customer site commissioning

    Communicate with customers and in-house technical and engineering staff
    Communicate with vendors for technical information and specifications
    Communicate all requested design changes to the Automation Specialist

 Industrial Communication - Design of the following interfaces:



    Produced/Consumed model
    CIP messaging
    RPI
    Generic Ethernet Module
    Add-On-Profiles



    Naming
    Node limitations
    PN/PN
    Network testing
    Protocol testing

General customer design, integration and buyoff requirements

    Robot - PLC Interlocks
    PLC to PLC Interlocks
    Logic design checklists
    Safety PLC programming guidelines
    Ethernet calculator
    Logic validation tools
    Virtual PLC simulation
    Request for wiring diagrams (RWD)
    Logic generator 
    Message extractor
    Model/Part scheduling
    Emulation group approval
    HMI/FIS Message extractor
    Launch Technician Verification
    Control reliability testing

Education & HSE

Education and Experience: 

    High school diploma
    Associate degree in a controls related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent) preferred
    Three to seven years working in PLC programming environment on one or more platforms.

Responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

    Work in compliance with divisional health, safety, and environmental procedures
    Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods
    Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts 
    Report defect in any equipment or protective device
    Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
    Attend all required health, safety, and environmental training
    Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor
    Assist in investigating accidents/incidents
    Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running, or rough and boisterous conduct

Join the Winning Team at PA Solutions (a global division of ATS Automation).  We help exceptional customers automate their manufacturing as Tooling System Integrators.  We work with Global OEM's/Tier suppliers supporting transportation and aerospace industries.  Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with PA Solutions. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.  PA Solutions offers a superior benefits package designed with you in mind!  If you would like to automate your future, check us out and be a part of our unprecedented growth!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations.  

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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