Controls Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time

Job Description

Do you have 5 years of automotive Controls Engineering experience? Do you have experience with upgrading or transitioning a client’s PLC software? We have the opportunity for you!


  • All PLC’s requiring upgrade (hardware and software safety) will be identified by the automotive client
  • The project will include oversight and leadership for the installation and launch phase at the clients manufacturing facility
  • Coordinating and collecting all data and documentation required and loading into the PDS system
  • Ensure configuration and validation of Uploads, Downloads, Compares and Notifications are functioning properly
  • Perform Controls drawing reviews and editing as required and approved
  • Working with the client and their IT department to ensure connectivity, update worksheets and validate data against quality reports
  • Maintain revision history of all quality reports and updates by the quality and control engineers
  • Ensure all Industrial PC backups are completed and up to date
  • Ensure that Solid Core is installed and working according to the clients specifications on all PC's
  • Attend weekly meetings with the client's Controls management to provide status updates and instructions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Controls Engineering or Diploma with relevant hands on working experience
  • 5 - 10 years of hands on Controls experience with 2 of which are in Project Management
  • Proficiency in Siemens TIA Portal programming (v14) is preferred but not a requirement
  • Strong coordination and follow up skills are required in order to keep the project moving on all deliverables
  • Travel may be required to vendor sites as required by the client. All candidates will be required to travel freely
  • Possess strong technical knowledge of electrical/controls systems and the ability to apply specifications and software templates
  • Experience in PLC and HMI programming and Ethernet/Profi Net networks
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prior manufacturing/production controls experience (power train preferred)
  • Computer skills, including MS office products, programming software, network connectivity

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