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spherion Advanced Wonderware PLC Programmer in Le Sueur, Minnesota

Advanced Wonderware PLC Programmerposted:Wednesday, May 20, 2020


Le Sueur, Minnesota


Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)

Job Type


Working Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


US$ 28.00 - US$ 33.00 per hour

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Marshall, Jennifer, Spherion



Job Description

Spherion has has a fabulous DIRECT HIRE opportunity for an Advanced Wonderware PLC Programmer- check this out!

The Advanced Wonderware PLC Programmer is responsible for programming automation and

controls systems involving DCS, PLC's, HMI's and process controllers. The Advanced

Wonderware PLC Programmer creates and reads logic and flow diagrams for program design;

troubleshooting equipment and resolving issues efficiently.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the electrical and pneumatic assembly of complex automation equipment using fabricated and purchased parts as well as bill of material provided by Maintenance Manager.

Troubleshoot and repair automated systems.

Assist with daily repairs and preventative maintenance of process equipment as needed.

Work with the Maintenance/Automation Manager and Maintenance/Automation Technicians to ensure proper machine and equipment functionality.

Diagnose and solve root problems to ensure production flow is maintained.

Work to resolve control issues affecting manufacturing, product quality, food safety, and safety of personnel.

Support the design and implementation of automated manufacturing production lines. Integrate automated systems into new and existing manufacturing and assembly lines.

Document mechanical electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic alterations and additions to equipment at various stages.

Work collaboratively with Maintenance/Automation Technicians to equip them with the skills necessary to troubleshoot and maintain factory equipment.

Collect, maintain, analyze and interpret data to make recommendations on current processes and on new project implementation.

Use Lean techniques to perform process reviews and aid in establishing standardized work/operating procedures.

Participate in continuous improvement, corrective action activities and provide ideas and feedback.

Follow standard programming practices.

Conduct needs-assessments and create functional specifications.

Define technical specifications to meet business requirements.

Make hardware and/or software purchasing recommendations regarding application development.

Develop new, and maintain existing, internal applications; perform testing and troubleshooting to ensure applications function as required.

Review, develop, and design data models using standard diagramming techniques; create logical data models and translate into physical database structures.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Skills Required:

--Communicate well both verbally and in writing with executives, managers, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the organization.

--Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook and field-specific software.

--Intermediate math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, comparative analysis, measurements, statistical analysis).

--Demonstrate excellent organizational skills, establish priorities, ability to multitask, and meet deadlines.

--Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.

--Demonstrate functional and technical knowledge, ability to learn new skills quickly, and achieve a high level of accomplishment.

--Accurately scopes out length and difficult of tasks and projects, sets objectives and goals, breaks down work into the process steps, develops schedules and assignments, anticipates and adjusts for problems or roadblocks, measures performance against goals, evaluates results.

--Ability to apply logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.

--Dedication to meet the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind.

--Ability to extract, analyze and act on information with limited supervisory inpu; adapt to a changing environment quickly, and think independently.

--Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.




1-4 years


Education Required:

Associates or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology or related field required.

Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered

Experience Required:

Minimum three (3) years of related experience required.

4-20mA control Loops.

Motor Control Centers utilizing voltages from 120vac to 480vac.

Variable Frequency Drives.

Rockwell PLC Programming Software Legacy and Logix based.

Rockwell View Studio (ME) Version 6 and up.

Intouch (Wonderware) Development utilizing version 2012 P01 and newer.

Intouch, Intouch Historian and SQL server2008.

Computer Server file locations and Network configuration.

AutoCAD or other Electrical Print Viewing Software.

Understanding P&IDs.

Sound wiring principals and techniques.

Troubleshooting using Electrical prints, PLC logic, and measuring equipment.

Experience with Columbia Okura Robotic Palletizing preferred.

Experience with Intouch Information Server Development preferred.

This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity. You will be hired directly to the company. No probationary period or temp status.

Apply on-line or call the office at 507-432-2430 and ask for Jennifer.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.