Automation Controls Engineer

Job Details

LocationTilbury, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Degree RequiredDegree

Job Description

Our client, an industry leading tier one supplier is looking for a strong Automation Controls Engineer, with an emphasis on Robotics, to join their team.


  • Experience programming using Siemens (required) and Allen Bradley (an asset)
  • Experience and knowledge of programming robots (Fanuc, Motoman, Yamaha, etc.)
  • Ability to design and implement robotic solutions from the ground up
  • Ability to use PLC for troubleshooting and machine diagnosis.
  • Knowledge of hardware devices: relays, VFD’s, sensors, basic controls devices
  • Integrate robotics with supervisory control and traceability systems
  • Ability to create and troubleshoot PLC and HMI programs and general knowledge of programming practices
  • Desire to work with AIV and AGV in future applications
  • Understanding existing processes and improving utilizing controls "tools" to automate
  • Drive and support continuous improvement activities to existing automation processes
  • Analyze, research, design, develop and test our equipment, materials and processes
  • Devise modeling and measuring techniques, troubleshoot machine control problems and facilitate software and process design that satisfies customer needs
  • Knowledge of mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods and other principles of science and physics
  • Ability to understand and create electrical / controls drawings
  • Willingness to learn and become proficient with all aspects of control engineering job functions
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Must work well with others in a team setting
  • Completing assigned work orders, which define specific tasks


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering technology
  • Background in control networks, including Ethernet/IP
  • Familiarity with plant manufacturing including, electrical / controls technology in a production and processing environment, RS232 and RS485 protocol, vision and barcode scanning systems
  • Experience in Automation Controls Programming experience with PLC Ladder Logic Systems and HMI

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