Automation Technician



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CAD70000-75000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Barrie, ON - (CAN) 132 Commerce Park Drive Suite Q ON Barrie , ON L4N 8W8 Phone : 705-728-1191



Job Description

Our automotive client in the automotive industry is growing again and in need of a skilled Automation Technician to join their team! Maintain ABB robots and PLC automated equipment and carry out continuous improvement.

Location: Whitby, ON area



straight days



RSP match

and more!

The Role:

* Robot Cell Troubleshooting and diagnostics with ABB robots.

* Assisting in cell integration, including vision systems (Keyence and Cognex), PLC logic (Allan Bradley), HMI Programming, Visual Basic and power conveyors.

* Setting up controls networks (Ethernet/IP, Ethercat …)

* Must be capable of specifying and sourcing materials and equipment to best suit requirements

* Ensure process is running in a manner to meet all key KPI's for safety, quality and performance.

* Perform hands-on programming/debug/troubleshooting of numerous types of automation equipment

* Responsible for creating and maintaining all written software program instructions

* Together with team members, monitor process performance in order to identify areas for improvement and coordinate corrective actions if required.

* Responsible to develop and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).

* Support in the development and maintenance of control plans, FMEA and Flow diagrams for their respective area.

* Give direction to maintenance staff

* Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non conformity relating to product, process and quality system.

Qualifications Required:

* Engineering diploma or degree in related field - Automation Controls Engineering.

* 3 to 5 years experience in automotive manufacturing environment using automation.

* Experience working in manufacturing using problem solving tools.

* Knowledge of air compressors, high viscosity pumps, and pneumatics would be an asset

* Understanding of automotive systems and quality requirements based on IATF 16949/ISO9001 operating systems

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