PLC Application Engineer
East London (ZA)


Key Responsibilities

The position involves programming & configuration of PLC’s (mainly Siemens and Allen-Bradley), HMI development, troubleshooting and/or repair. This applicant must be a self-starter, self-managed and comfortable working with people in troubleshooting and problem-solving situations. Thinking on your feet, ability to handle pressure and good communication skills are a must.

You will be expected to:

  • Provide quotes to clients
  • Process improvement on all existing and new equipment
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user and process requirements
  • Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications including operations, user guide, etc.
  • Participate in Startup and Commissioning of projects at the customer site

Skills Required | Core Competencies

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2-5 Years Experience

Industrial Automation Experience

Electrical Schematics


Wiring Industrial Equipment

Systems Integration

A keen passion for the pursuit of knowledge is very advantageous. Please provide us with a copy of your academic records as well as any additional small courses you may have participated in.


Attitude is key - We are looking for someone who is hard-working, willing to work in a team and will sacrifice short-term gain in favour of long-term goals.

2-5 Years Experience

A minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in field service or equipment maintenance in a related industry.

Electrical Schematics

Ability to read electrical schematics.


Able to work under minimal supervision.

What can S4 offer you?

S4 is a highly stable and growing company with a diverse range of projects, apply to join our awesome team today!

We offer our employees a friendly work environment that fosters teamwork and an "open-door" policy that encourages positive interaction between all members of staff. The environment is modern and sophisticated with a canteen that runs during tea and lunchtime, serving complimentary cappuccinos. In addition, our work hours afford you your Friday afternoons free from 13:00.

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