Jr Automation Specialist

As a Junior Automation Specialist, your fresh look at automation will help develop the machines of tomorrow. Junior Automation Specialists are given mentors to learn from and are typically involved in larger projects to learn through examples of their peers.

The successful candidate for this position will be involved in component selection, design, electrical schematic drafting, programming (PLCs, robots & HMIs), testing and commissioning! The opportunity to take a project through all life cycles of the project is something our Automation Specialists pride themselves on.

The machines we work on range from small special-purpose assembly machines to large converting machines, no two projects are ever the same. We operate in a fast-paced, high-empowerment workplace so self-motivated individuals looking for a challenge, this is for you.

Required skills and experience:

  • Automation based diploma or degree or at least 1 yr of relevant experience in design or programming through a co-op placement
  • Additional experience is an asset

Well qualified candidates will have:

  • Allen-Bradley based PLC & HMI programming experience
  • Understanding of industrial robots, and experience with programming is preferred
  • Experience with drafting software such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks
  • An ability to navigate and understand industrial electrical schematics
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work alone or in groups
  • Ability to work remotely while maintaining efficiency and quality of work
  • Ability to Travel (International) up to 2 weeks at a time

All applicants must be able to perform the following tasks as an automation specialist:

  • Walk up to 5 km per day
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Stand and work at heights (training will be provided if required)
  • Work in confined spaces (training will be provided if required)
  • React quickly to sounds
  • Wear protective gear, including safety shoes, glasses, vests, and masks as required

Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Otonabee
Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday
Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour

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