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PLC/HLC Systems Engineer -EWR

Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: Newark, New Jersey, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Systems Engineer / PLC Programmer / Controls Engineer 


Baggage Handling System sConveyor Controls experience is required 


  • Ability to read electrical schematics and  provide detailed industrial control system drawings 

  • Aptitude for Programming (C, C#, VBA, SQL, Ladder Logic, or other languages) 

  • Knowledge of PLCs (e.g. ControlLogix, Modicon, Siemens S7) 

  • Write, enter and document PLC programs 

  • Knowledge of HMIs (e.g. FactoryTalkView, Wonderware, iFix) 

  • Write, enter and document HMI programs 

  • Ability to problem solve, program, debug, test, and document software on control systems 

  • Familiarity with is an asset 

  • Knowledge of IT/Networking, database applications and Industrial Communication Networks such as DeviceNet, Ethernet/IP, DH+, and Modbus 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 

  • Understanding of industrial environments, engineering and production processes 

  • Maintain current and accurate documentation of systems 

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Access 

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities is required 

  • Excellent time Management skills 




  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology in a related field (preferred) or Associate's degree from a 4 year college or equivalent technical school  

  • 3+ years of controls engineering design/programming experience required 

  • Functional knowledge in various PLC ladder logic and HMI programming systems 

  • Prior experience in the conveyor, material handling or related industries preferred