Automation Controls Engineer

Job Details

LocationTilbury, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular

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. This is a great opportunity to work with a growing team, great pay and benefits!


  • Design and implement PLC and HMI programs and use PLC for troubleshooting and machine diagnosis
  • Knowledge of hardware devices: relays, VFD’s, sensors, basic controls devices
  • Drive and support continuous improvement activities to existing automation processes
  • Work with AIV and AGV for future applications
  • 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
  • Understand and create electrical / controls drawings
  • Willing to learn and become proficient with all aspects of control engineering job functions


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering technology
  • Experience programming using Siemens (required) and Allen Bradley (an asset)
  • Knowledge of and ability to program robots (Fanuc, Motoman, Yamaha, etc.)
  • Ability to create and troubleshoot PLC and HMI programs and general knowledge of programming practices
  • 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
  • Background in control networks, including Ethernet/IP
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work well in a team setting

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