PLC Programmer

Job Number:  J011
Posted:  May 1, 2020
Start Date: July 1, 2020
Type: Full Time Contract


Ionada is a clean technology company that develops, manufactures, and markets exhaust gas cleaning systems for the marine and power generation industries. Dry Desulfurization systems allow ship owners to continue using low-cost heavy fuel oil (HFO) while meeting the new more stringent IMO emission regulations.  

Our success and future growth are contingent upon hiring the best and the brightest, providing them a positive, meaningful environment to help develop their skills, talents, and uniqueness. What we offer is a balanced work life, a fair and fun place to work. What we require is honesty, integrity, and professional commitment to serve our clients.

The PLC Programmer will be involved in performing post-installation checkouts of Power Supply Units, Control System Panels and ancillary equipment related to Exhaust gas cleaning systems.

If you are looking for an opportunity to solve real-world technical problems, be exposed to a wide variety of shipowner facilities, and become recognized as an industry expert in a fast-growing company, then this position is for you!


  • Candidate must possess a technical degree such as Electrical Engineering, Mecatronics, Industrial, Electronics,  Computer Science,  or Automation & Controls.
  • Must have hands-on work experience in field programming, modifying and troubleshooting industry standard PLC systems such as SIEMENS PLC hardware & software. 
  • At least five (5) years experience in commissioning electrical, automation & controls equipment.
  • Working knowledge and experiences with panel wiring diagram & process & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Working knowledge of variable frequency drives (principles, parameters, etc.)
  • Experience in providing end-user/client training
  • Trained in marine safe work practices and safety standards.
  • Proficiency in English, German and additional languages an asset.
  • Can work with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to work at Ports around the world, as well as sail with vessels.
  • Seaman credentials and sailing experience preferred.


Installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of marine exhaust gas cleaning systems onboard vessels and at Ports around the world.

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