PLC Programmer
Big Drum USA, Ltd. - Columbus, OH

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Job Number: 13-1004

Job Title: PLC Programmer

Location: Columbus, OH

Category: Immediate/Urgent Need

Description: PLC programming, PLC Analysis, PLC logic, Allen Bradley / Rockwell VM,HMI development, schematic development, RS Logic Software, troubleshooting and/or repair.


  • Develop PLC code and HMI configurations, complete control system testing and commissioning
  • Develop schematics, wiring & panel layout designs
  • Create and interpret CAD drawings for assembly and wiring of control panels and instrumentation
  • Process improvement on all existing and new equipment
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements and business needs
  • Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications including operations, user guide, etc.
  • Train users on new and existing programs
  • Participate in Startup and Commissioning of projects at the customer site
  • Some assembly and mechanical work as needed
  • Work under minimal supervision
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Strong proficiency in Allen Bradley PLC software, SLC, PLC 5, RSLogix
  • Understanding of electrical and pneumatic diagrams
  • Electrical/Control system design
  • Significant system design experience as well as in depth commissioning and startup experience
  • Develop and apply HMI programming
  • Familiarity with many aspects of systems integration (including PLC, HMI, networking, communication, power distribution)
  • Min. 2 years’ experience
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Have a high level of interpersonal skills to work well with others
  • Have strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel both domestically and globally when needed
  • Candidates should be forward thinking and have a strong willingness to learn all aspects of the business


  • Competitive salary and benefits package

Company Profile:

Big Drum USA, Ltd. is a division of Big Drum Engineering GmbH. We are a global company focused on the ice cream industry. Big Drum designs, builds, and installs high speed industrial ice cream filling equipment. We are an industry leader with a strong brand and an aggressive growth strategy. Big Drum USA is a new addition to the Big Drum Engineering organization and its primary responsibility is in the North American market. The potential candidate will be entering into a new and exciting division with enormous personal growth opportunities.