Software Engineer - PLC / HMI / SCADA

Software Engineer - We are a specialist manufacturer of process control software and equipment – based in Nottingham. As part of our expansion, we are looking to recruit an experienced Software Engineer with hands-on experience of designing / writing and testing PLC & HMI / SCADA code OR exposure to site-based commissioning / installation / calibration and fault finding of PLC & HMI / SCADA systems.

SALARY: Up to £45,000

BENEFITS: Company bonus based on performance Good holiday package rising with service Laptop & Mobile

LOCATION: Nottingham

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Derby, Loughborough, Mansfield, Newark, Worksop, Matlock, Grantham, Chesterfield, Coalville, Leicester, Melton Mowbray

WHY SHOULD I APPLY? Software Engineer - PLC & HMI / SCADA

·This is an expansion role to take on some very large projects in the design / build / test and installation of bespoke software solutions / control applications.
·The company will support and develop the right candidate – to expand their skills from a programming perspective.
·This role offers a genuine opportunity to step up into a managerial position and beyond over the medium term. Members of the senior management team started with the business in a software engineering position.
·We are a growing small business with excellent client retention and a focus on customer service.


This job will be a mix of working from the Nottingham site (70%), and visiting customers (30%) to design, build, test, install, commission, calibrate, fault find and service bespoke software solutions / control applications – including a front end GUI.

You will work in PLC & HMI / SCADA on bespoke control systems for automation equipment, alongside a very skilled and experienced in-house team.

REQUIREMENTS: Software Engineer - PLC & HMI / SCADA

As a Software Engineer, you MUST have one of the following backgrounds - or a mix of both:

·Hands on experience of designing, writing and testing PLC & HMI / SCADA code from scratch – including front end GUI.
·Experience of site-based commissioning, installation, calibration and fault finding of PLC & HMI / SCADA systems.

You will most probably be a qualified electrical / electronic engineer HNC or above

In addition, you should have experience of Allen-Bradley / Rockwell or Siemens hardware / software and be able to read electrical drawings / schematics. Any experience of a customer facing role would be an advantage – though not a necessity.


Established in the 1970’s, the business has a strong ‘small business ethos.’ The management team has a ‘one for all’ mentality and work together to get the job done. 80% of their business is serving existing accounts – and client retention is excellent. They also have a track record of recruiting from within – including members of the senior management team who joined the business as a Software Engineer.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:
Software Engineer PCI / HMI / SCADA Process Controls / Controls Engineer / Installation / Calibration / Fault Finding / Service / Electrical / Electronic Engineer / Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley PLC / Control panel design / bespoke design / Programming / Programme writing / Bespoke Automation Equipment

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Software Engineer reference SP11142 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.