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PLC Control Systems Engineer

Ref no. BHN567852
Salary £45 - £65/hour
Location Hampshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

An exciting Contract Opportunity Outside IR35 for an experienced PLC Control Systems Engineer with proven Beckhoff PLC and Twincat, Structured Text programming experience.

Key skills required for this role

PLC Control, Structured Text Programming, Beckhoff, Marine


PLC Control Software, Beckhoff, TWINCAT, Programming, Marine background

Job description

This role can be OUTSIDE IR35

Position: PLC Control Systems Engineer
Location: Hampshire (On site)

Job Description: We are seeking a skilled PLC Control Systems Engineer to contribute to our pioneering Zero Emissions Shipping Project .

As a PLC Control Systems Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in developing and optimizing control systems for our innovative technology. Working closely with a dedicated team of engineers, you will deliver sophisticated control solutions that enhance the performance and sustainability of large vessels. Your expertise in PLC programming and control system design will be key to driving the success of our revolutionary technology.


  • Design, develop, and maintain PLC-based control systems for new marine technology.
  • Utilize industry-standard PLC programming environments to create robust and efficient control solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in PLC programming and control system design, preferably in the marine industry.
  • Beckhoff PLC & TWINCAT Programming Experience (ESSENTIAL)
  • Programming with Structured text
  • Proficiency in industry-standard PLC programming environments.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

Why Join Us:

  • Contribute to a pioneering project that is setting new standards for sustainability and efficiency in the marine industry.
  • Collaborate with a team of experts who are passionate about innovation and excellence.
  • Engage in challenging and rewarding work that makes a tangible difference in the field of marine propulsion.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and skill development in a supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Experience occasional international travel to exciting locations as part of project assignments.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including:

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