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PLC Programmer

Company: PlanET Biogas USA Inc
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

PlanET Biogas Group is a world leader in the biogas industry with over 20 years of experience in the planning, design, construction,
service and support of anaerobic digestion technology including Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Systems. Established in Germany, Netherlands, France, the UK, USA and Canada. We are currently looking for solution minded professionals to join our collaborative efforts in promoting biogas as a renewable energy source to help protect the world's climate.

The PLC Programmer will design, develop and oversee the installation of Programable Logic Controllers within anerobic digestive systems. The candidate will be responsible to collaborate with his/her Process Controls Manager and clients, to assess usability needs, requirements, and specifications for the requested program or application. Design and program applications and software to meet or exceed identified needs. Draft and submit proposals that include illustrations of the steps and logical operations involved to appropriate staff for review and approval. Develop and optimize PLC processes within the system to ensure it is operating to its full potential. Analyze existing program logic to identify causes of program malfunctions. Modifies program logic to eliminate problems or increase the operational efficiency performance. This role requires strong PLC, controls, and electrical aptitude. Experience with Siemens a plus. This position can anticipate project-based travel (25-50%) including the willingness/ability to travel abroad to attend training and various company events in Europe and Canada. Candidate must be able to work in outdoor conditions that are not environmentally controlled with the physical ability to navigate potentially hazardous conditions and equipment. Maintain and ensure all company safety procedures and policies are followed and upheld to the highest standards. Proficient in MS programs & software a must. Ability to speak, read, and write German would be an asset but not required.PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Meeting with clients to discuss their mechanical or electrical automation needs.
Drawing electrical or mechanical schematics to demonstrate how processes will work.
Developing and installing machine programs using automation software and custom coding languages.
Determining machine automation test criteria before the final installation.
Testing automated systems for efficiency, safety, and reliability.
Troubleshooting system errors.
Documenting development processes.
Providing clients with technical support
Other duties as assigned


5+ years' experience with PLC Programming in an industrial setting.
Thorough understanding of design, testing, and modification of programs and applications.
Ability to learn the coding and programming languages used in the organization.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Current passport (or ability/willingness to obtain passport within 90 days of hire) to accommodate international travel to Canada and/or countries affiliated with PlanET Biogas
Must have valid driver's license

Keywords: PlanET Biogas USA Inc, Buffalo , PLC Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Buffalo, New York

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