Controls Specialist/Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16925
Salary $0.00
Job Description

Title: Controls Specialist/Engineer
Location: Ajax, ON

Type: Full Time – Permanent

Salary: TBD 
Benefits: Full benefits

Dept.: Engineering


Our client is a leading system integrator in industrial robotics and automation and has a track record of developing sophisticated robotic solutions and systems for the aerospace, automotive, and advanced manufacturing industries.


Our client is seeking an experienced controls engineer/specialist to lead the development of electrical and control modules of automatically guided vehicles (AGVs) and to support the development of electrical and control modules of industrial robotic systems. The successful candidate will report to their CTO and will work with a multi-discipline team to develop mobile robotic systems for industrial applications.



  • Develop electrical and control modules of AGVs and industrial robotic systems, including defining requirements, selecting components, designing control software and electrical circuits, integration, and testing.
  • Develop path planning, path following, and motion control algorithms and software for indoor AGVs
  • Develop obstacle detection and avoidance algorithms and software for indoor AGVs
  • Establish safety requirements of AGVs and robotic systems and develop safety logic and safety circuits
  • Liaison with external partners of collaborative projects for developing electrical and control modules of indoor AGVs
  • Support the implementation and testing of indoor navigation systems for AGVs
  • Contribute to R&D programs and support proposal generation processes
  • Travel may be required for system testing and commissioning


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Control, Automation, Robotics, Computer Science, Mechatronics, or related fields.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ working experience in electrical and control system design.
  • Strong knowledge about control theory and path planning algorithms.
  • Experiences in modeling and analyzing vehicle dynamics and kinematics, and designing algorithms and software for path planning and following, obstacle avoidance, and motion control.
  • Experiences in object-oriented C/C++ programming.
  • Experience in PLC programming and designing printed circuit board (PCB) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of CAN bus and electrical standards is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiatives, and adapt to change.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter and team player in a fast-paced product development environment.

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 [email protected]


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