Vacancy: PLC Programmer/Product Testing Engineer

Due to an ongoing period of growth, we are looking to expand our team with a bright energetic and dedicated individual who can play a key role in the ongoing success of Heald.

Heald design and manufacturer of high end mechanical and electronic security products which protect high profile locations and pedestrianised areas from the risk of vehicle attacks we can guarantee a varied and interesting role within a well-established business and a leader in its field.

The PLC Programmer/Product Testing Engineer role will consist initially of the following main aspects:

  • Develop PLC and motion control software
  • Commission and test control systems and software in the factory and on occasion on-site, this could also include travelling overseas. 
  • Provide written technical reports and other documentation as required by customers and certification bodies
  • Create logic and flow diagrams for programme design, programming, commissioning and testing. 

The following knowledge, skills & experience will be considered essential:

  • Proven extensive experience programming Mitsubishi PLCs/ Siemens may also be advantageous. 
  • PLC, HMI, Motion Controller programming experience and strong electrical control system knowledge required
  • Ability to write and understand FDS / SDS documents
  • Auto CAD essential. Auto CAD Electrical, experience desirable  

The role is based at our site in Hornsea, and salary is dependent upon experience.

To apply for the role, send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you feel you would be the best person for the role and what skills and expertise you can bring to the team addressed to Debbie Heald MBE via


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