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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2021
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    Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.
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    PLC Application Engineer

    Ref No: 006J6C
    Slot: 2 Openings

    Job Purpose

    • To provide software coding, application, configuration and system engineering during the design, build, test phase and hardware installation support of automated control system projects.

     Duties & Responsibilities

    • Ensure technical information is communicated to all relevant parties as appropriate.  Attend and document meetings as appropriate.
    • Performs installation, startup and commissioning of Schneider products at the system level
    • Perform preventive and remedial maintenance on company instruments and/or systems
    • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as required.
    • All aspects of application software and system engineering, including training and working to delivery of:
    • System specification, design, implementation, configuration for Schneider Electric product and 3rd party supply.
    • System testing and conducting Client witness testing, 3rd Party equipment acceptance testing.
    • Selection and integration of Schneider Electric and third party purchased equipment.
    • Define the system network, calculate processor, memory loading and other engineering calculations.
    • Design field loop circuits and specify hardware components.
    • Ensure technical compliance to customers’ specification relating to assigned areas of work.
    • To be aware of the development of existing and new Schneider Electric hardware and software products.
    • Interprets customer technical specifications and produces detailed design specifications for implementation


    • HND or equivalent level in an Engineering discipline - preferably Electronic, Electrical, Control or Software.
    • Excellent command of the English language, both verbally and written.  
    • Minimum 2 years engineering experience within a leading automation project organization.
    • Ability to problem solve and think adaptively, able to react to changing requirements
    • Experience of team working, possessing the necessary communication skills to influence and get results
    • Awareness of automation control systems technologies.
    • Good PLC programming and maintenance skills
    • Computer literate, with strong excel and word capability. 


    • BEng Degree in Electronic/Control Engineering.  Commercial and business training.  Schneider Electric or other manufacturers product training.
    • Experience/knowledge of automated control systems.
    • Knowledge of software design methods and systems design and software languages at high and medium level.
    • Knowledge of electrical circuit design and basics of electrical design theory.


    • Working knowledge of Functional Safety Management process.
    • Understanding of safety related applications (F&G, ESD, PSD).
    • Process / Control / Instrumentation / Electrical knowledge
    • Commissioning experience.
    • Tricon (or similar) industrial controller experience.
    • HMI knowledge (InTouch Wonderware).
    • Experience of database applications with Access and Excel

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Schneider Electric Nigeria on to apply

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