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PLC Programming Engineer

Hamilton Township, NJ 08619

Posted: 09/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Mechanical/Electrical Job Number: 26512 Pay Rate: 100K+

Job Description

Currently have a direct hire opportunity with our client for a PLC Programming Engineer.

You will lead the development, implementation, and management of PLC control systems and PC-based SCADA systems. We are looking for an individual with extensive programming experience, a strong background in project management, and a passion for solving complex automation challenges.


  • Develop, program, and troubleshoot PLC control systems for industrial processes.
  • Design and implement PC-based SCADA systems for data acquisition and control.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and define project scope.
  • Lead and supervise junior engineers and technicians on projects.
  • Oversee the entire project lifecycle, from design and programming to commissioning and maintenance.
  • Conduct system testing and ensure the systems meet performance and safety standards.
  • Provide technical support and training to clients and internal teams.
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in programming PLC control systems.
  • Strong expertise in PC-based SCADA system design and implementation.
  • Proficiency in PLC programming languages (e.g., ladder logic, structured text).
  • Experience in project management and team supervision.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of industry-specific standards and regulations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

PLC Programming Engineer - 26512


Additional Information

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mark Messner
Business Development Manager - Philadelphia Division

Mark is a Penn State alum with a Bachelors’ Degree in Information Sciences and Technology. He was born and raised in Williamsport, PA where he earned his Eagle Scout rank which he considers one of his most revered accomplishments. Mark began working at Oxford Solutions in 2012 as an IT Recruiter, before moving into a leadership role managing a team of technical recruiters. In his current role as Business Development Manager for our Philadelphia branch, he partners with IT clients within small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations to identify niche talent. Mark spends most of his free time with his two daughters or watching Penn State sports. He is also an avid Green Bay Packers Fan.


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