PLC Engineer

Ref: TD-2020-12

To express an interest in this position, e-mail with a cover letter and CV, quoting the job reference number.



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Job Title:         PLC Engineer

Business:        T&D

Status:             Contractor

Location:         Stone, Staffs

Reference:      TD-2020-12


Capula is a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation and Control and IT Solutions and Services. Supporting major customers in the Nuclear, Energy & Infrastructure and Transmission & Distribution markets, Capula is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, high quality and safety standards, and project delivery.


Summary of main purpose of the job:

The design and implementation of PLC Control Systems and related software / hardware engineering activities for a variety of industrial control system applications. Candidates should have proven experience in mainstream PLC Systems, in particular Schneider M340 PLC.


Role Description:

  • Development of PLC/SCADA system design and options from customer requirements
  • Provide design input to development of system wide generics
  • PLC/SCADA programming of control systems from given designs
  • Proven experience throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures)
  • Working within project team to customer deadlines
  • Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites


Essential Requirements:

  • Engineering / Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience expectation to fulfil requirements of this post.
  • Good client facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team
  • Extensive knowledge of PLC system design lifecycle
  • Proven experience in mainstream PLC Systems, especially Schneider and in particular Schneider M340
  • Willingness to travel and work away when required
  • Driving licence


Desirable Skills:
  • Demonstrable supervision / Mentoring skills
  • Network architecture design



Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Confident and capable and able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Used to working within a Quality Management System with the associated level of detail/accuracy
  • Have good communication skills
  • Awareness of commercial implications of the role and identifying and managing change
  • Be flexible in working methods


Please send your CV with cover letter referencing TD-2020-12 and explaining why you are interested in this role to: