Careers at Kline Process Systems

We provide our clients with solutions that increase efficiency, improve quality, and maximize throughput, all on time and under budget. Not everyone can excel in such a fast paced, demanding job where change is the norm. We are looking for the best. Do you have what it takes?

We are currently seeking an HMI Software Engineer/Programmer as described below:

HMI Software Engineer/Programmer

Kline Process Systems, a Manufacturing Systems and Process Control Integrator, is searching for an HMI (Human Machine Interface) SCADA Software Programmer/Engineer. This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive and expanding organization. You will be involved in the entire life cycle of providing outstanding manufacturing automation solutions to our Fortune 500 customer base. Your contributions will involve toolkit based graphical screen layout, program scripting, system configuration and integration testing.

Working from our headquarters in Reading, Pennsylvania, you will be involved in the following activities:
- Work with PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Software Engineers
- Create graphical screen layouts of plant floor manufacturing systems using Wonderware and GE Proficy iFix SCADA HMI products.
- Create program scripts, primarily in VBScript and Wonderware scripting languages.
- Perform integration tests to ensure proper communication and screen display response to PLC events
- Travel on site for system commissioning, installation and training
- Provide customer technical support and system upgrades

Your educational background should consist of the following:
- Two or Four year degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT or Math with programming classes

You should have the following professional experience:
- One-four years in a related field
- In lieu of experience, individuals with documented education in engineering, math or programming will be considered for an entry level position

Your general technical skills must include the following:
- Working knowledge of PC hardware, Windows and networking
- Programming experience

In addition to the above requirements, the ideal candidate will have one or more the following technical skills:
- VBScript, JavaScript, PHP, TSQL, HTML languages
- dot NET
- Object oriented programming

You must possess the following personal and professional skills:
- The ability to work in a project oriented team environment of two to ten engineers
- The ability to work independently after being given an assignment
- The desire to learn and use multiple and new programming languages
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Creativity and enthusiasm with a can do attitude
- Dedication to excellence measured by customer satisfaction

- For applicants who are not engineers, the interest and ability to learn about:
- engineered manufacturing systems and electrical control systems
- basic electrical wiring concepts
- real world devices that measure temperature, flow, pressure, etc.

How to apply:
- If you are confident that you have the right stuff to be a member of our team, please send your resume via Email to with the subject line "HMI Software Engineer".

All engineering/programming positions require the following travel:
- Minimum of 4 weeks per year, up to 12 weeks per year (approximately 25%)
Typical travel consists of one to two weeks at a customer site and occasional shorter trips of 1 to 3 days

- Kline Process Systems offers outstanding benefits including paid family health insurance, 401K, vacation and more.

- We will consider a wide range of applicants for these positions at several different levels. Therefore, compensation will be industry competitive and based on experience and education.

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