Automation Designer

Job Details

LocationMaidstone, ON,
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
Degree RequiredPost - Secondary

Job Description

On behalf of our Automation client, we are currently recruiting an experienced Automation Designer to join their high-end machine-building team.
Reporting to the Automation Manager, the Automation Designer is accountable for automation design in a shop-based facility to meet the strategic needs of the business.


  • Design various automation equipment base on project and customer requirements
  • Design within requirements of applicable safety standards
  • Responsible for function and accuracy of finished product
  • Understand and conform to customer specs within designs
  • Detail automation designs and component for manufacturing
  • Complete bill of materials for purchasing
  • Complete design updates prior to completion of each project
  • Complete final documentation prior to completion of each project
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Meet project timelines
  • Interaction with all company personnel
  • Potential for site visits at Customer’s facility
  • Travel associated with project requirements
  • Reflect company values
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Post-Secondary education in a related field is mandatory
  • 3+ years of automation design experience directly related to assembly equipment for automotive in plastic components
  • Must have Solidworks experience as well
  • Mechanical design experience
  • 3D CAD Software experience, Solidworks, Catia, Inventor or other.
  • Valid passport with ability and willingness to travel locally, throughout the USA and Mexico
  • Able to effectively communicate in English.
  • Able to read and comprehend customer requirements and project scope
  • Able to translate design requirements into a functional product
  • Able to problem solve and think outside the box
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products including but not limited to, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
    and Word
  • Diplomatic, and able to communicate with the office, shop personnel, as well as customers and
  • Pride in workmanship & attention to detail
  • Reliable & Punctual
MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates.

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