The successful candidate will join our R&D team of programmers and mechanical engineers and in doing so will become part of a team that is at the forefront of industrial automation.
With a good understanding of industrial automation, including mechanical concepts, controls requirements and feedback loops, the candidate will assist with the development and troubleshooting of a system that combines LabView and robotics, along with various feedback loop sensors that may include force, vision, and thermal.
This is a “hands on” role supporting an existing and evolving Additive Manufacturing Robotic Cell which includes laser technology, powder feeding systems, deposition head and other peripheral devices. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in working with and developing electrical control systems, including robotics.
With a passion for automation, an excellent ability to learn on the job, and an eagerness to take on opportunities as they arise, the chosen candidate will be supported by, and grow with, our industry leading R&D team.
We are looking for a hard-working individual that wants to be a part of our industry leading team in advancing industrial automation. With your passion and the support of our team you will recognize amazing growth opportunities.
This position will be part of a joint project with University of Waterloo https://msam-uwaterloo.ca/about/ under management of Promation https://www.promation.com/. Full details about the project will be provided to interested candidates.
• Interested candidates should have a good working knowledge of industry standard automation components such as PLC’s (Rockwell, Siemens, etc.), robotics (Fanuc, Kuka, etc.), machine vision (Cognex, Keyence, Xiris, etc.), and the various industrial network protocols (TCP/IP, ProfiNET, EtherCAT, TCP/UDP, etc.). Programming skills with LabView, C++, and C#, along with robot languages such as Karel, KRL and Rapid will be considered an asset.
• 8-10 years of relevant job experience
• Candidates from various educational backgrounds are welcome to apply. Relevant educational backgrounds include: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Master’s and/or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Automation, and Programming.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religious creed, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis