Process/Automation Technician

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16900
Salary $0.00
Job Description

Title: Process/ Automation Technician
Location: Collingwood, ON
Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: TBD 
Shift: Nights
Benefits: (Dental, Vision, Extended Health Care), Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Pension Plan
Reports to - Maintenance Team Leader


Our client is a World Leader in Glass products. They manufactures glass and glazing products for the architectural and automotive markets. 


Responsible for supporting manufacturing processes, debugging, installing of new or modified production and test equipment from the perspective of electrical, mechanical, PLC logistic and vision systems.



  • Understanding of machine safety, (Safety Relays and Safety PLC’s) observes all safety rules and maintains an orderly workplace
  • COVID-19 considerations: As an Essential Service Manufacturer we enforce all COVID-19 rules.
  • Lead a team from project design to installation.
  • Give direction to others to complete the projects/tasks.
  • Modify older machine controls to meet modern day code requirements.
  • Troubleshoot machine breakdowns in a timely manner to minimize loss of production (excellent controls troubleshooting)
  • Work from wiring diagrams or oral instructions to wire or assemble equipment.
  • Maintain inventory of parts and equipment. Must be capable of specifying and sourcing materials and equipment to best suit requirements.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Experience using ABB Robots in a manufacturing environment
  • PLC knowledge Allen Bradley, TI, and Schneider Modicon
  • Ability to work with Manufacturing Vision Systems
  • Respond to all breakdown related calls as quickly as possible
  • Continuous Improvement Initiatives improving existing methods, systems and looking for better ways of approaching a problem
  • Compete all associated paperwork and make daily entries into computerized maintenance system of all work performed
  • Very good understanding of electrical drawing packages
  • Prepare technical documentation, user and maintenance manuals, setup procedures etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications, Education And / or Experience

  • A technical diploma or engineering degree (mechanical/electrical/software)
  • 2 -5 years’ experience in an automated manufacturing environment
  • Hands on technical skills with respect to robotics, PLC, electrical & mechanical engineering.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume to Masood Noor by email at


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