PLC Programmer

by Sodecia Automotive London Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 05, 2024
Sodecia Automotive London Inc.

Job Description

PLC Programmer


  • Strong PLC, robotics and control wiring background.
  • Previous experience with Kuka and Motoman robotic equipment is an asset.
  • Previous experience with Beckhoff or Allen Bradley PLC/HMI’s an asset
  • Writing and debugging of PLC and Robotic programs.
  • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair 24 volt or less industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls under the direction of the Maintenance Manager.
  • Straight Shifts (Days 7am-3pm, Afternoons, 3pm-11pm, or Midnights 11pm-7am)
  • $36.75/hour + Shift premium
  • Unionized environment


  • Industrial electrician apprenticeship program an asset.
  • College or industry degree in PLC programming, industrial electrical and robotics equipment.
  • Trade certification an asset.
  • 3-5 years of work experience in the electrical and/or robotics programming field.
  • Previous experience with Kuka and Motoman robotic equipment an asset.
  • Previous experience in cold stamping or hot stamping presses an asset
  • Previous experience with Beckhoff or Allen Bradley PLC/HMI’s an asset


  • Read and interpret drawings and electrical code specifications to determine the layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Test electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records in accordance with standards established by the company.
  • Must be able to maintain and troubleshoot welding equipment. (mig and spot).
  • Perform other duties as required from time to time by your Manager/Supervisor.


  • Various equipment including grinders, mills, lathes, MIG/TIG/ARC welders, robots, and stamping.
  • Must have the ability and knowledge of various electrical and electronic testing equipment.


  • Manufacturing Environment
  • Ability to react appropriately in stressful situations while working in “Just in Time” environment.


  • Responsible to adhere to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the OHSA.
  • Follow and ensure the Company's procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed throughout the plant.
  • Ensure that you work and operate equipment according to the safety rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that your Department is clean, tidy, organized and a safe workplace at all times.
  • Responsible for adhering to all Environmental Program ISO 14001 elements and attending training for same. Act in accordance to all Environmental policies, procedures and regulations.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36.75-$37.75 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • PLC Programming: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person