PLC Programmer Employment | Chicago Manufacturing Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting firm that offers retained search and contingency recruitment. Our areas of concentration are Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations, Supply Chain and Technology. One of our clients, a major manufacturer of high voltage electrical power products, seeks a PLC Programmer as outlined below.


  • Will be responsible for programming & configuration of Allen-Bradley PLC-5, SLC etc.
  • Troubleshooting various types of machinery with different controllers and relay logic
  • Interpret electrical schematics
  • Design control panels for systems as necessary
  • Interpret controls drawings and program ladder logic according to customer specifications
  • Interface with internal departments and project manager to ensure that the product meets or exceeds customer expectations


  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent industry experience.
  • 3-5 years Allen-Bradley PLC programming experience
  • Several years experience in a product design and manufacturing environment.
  • Electrical and machine troubleshooting ability
  • CAD experience is a plus
  • Excellent communications skills