Careers

Careers2019-04-29T17:56:43+00:00

Looking To Expand Your Career?

Onward Automation Inc. is always looking to add qualified, self-motivated, hard working individuals to our family. We offer full time opportunities as well as potential for growth and development through training and investment.

If you would like to become a part of our growing team, please review our current opportunities below. If there are no open positions listed below, we still welcome your resume at any time. We are always looking to add driven, experienced personal.

 To apply, click “Apply Now” link below or refer to your position of interest with an email to us at info@onwardautomation.com. Please be sure to attach your resume.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Automation Manager

The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • 7+ years of automation experience
  • 2+ years of management experience or similar
  • 3D CAD Software experience, Solidworks, Catia, Inventor or other.
  • Pride in workmanship
  • Attention to detail
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Post-secondary certification in related field
  • Clean vehicle driving record with 3 years’ experience & 3 years insurance history
  • Valid passport and willing and able to travel locally, throughout the USA and Mexico

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all equipment designs and functions from concept through customer support for final sign offs
  • Collaborate with all department leads
  • Collaborate with management
  • Manage, coach, and develop a team of Automation Designers
  • Delegate tasks within Design department
  • Collaborate with controls department to ensure designs align to function and reliability of all equipment
  • Develop and produce machine function line ups for controls department
  • Manage projects within a given timeframe
  • Provide feedback through project lifecycle
  • Review all equipment and ensure it is designed to adhere to all applicable safety standards, customer requirements and OA standards
  • Responsible for function and reliability of finished product
  • Responsible for accurate purchase, build, final BOMs of all equipment
  • Responsible for accurate final documentation prior to completion of each project
  • Meet project budgets
  • Involvement with scheduling of personnel for commissioning of equipment
  • Involvement with customer support cases and/or issues
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Interaction with all company personnel
  • Potential for site visits at Customer’s facility
  • Travel associated with project requirements
  • Reflect company values
  • Perform other duties as required

Senior Controls Specialist

The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in machine build and automation commissioning environments
  • Pride in workmanship
  • Attention to detail
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Post-secondary certification in related field
  • Clean vehicle driving record with 3 years’ experience & 3 years insurance history
  • Valid passport and must be willing and able to travel locally, throughout the USA and Mexico

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Configuring and programming automation and controls systems using PLC, HMI, Robotic and SCADA systems
  • Commission automation systems at the machine builder and final customer facilities
  • Troubleshoot PLC, robot, and other automation problems
  • Update program backups for engineering changes and improvements
  • Provide detailed documentation throughout each project
  • Manage project hours/time tracking with Operations Manager
  • Assist with controls design and design updates

Specific Knowledge Required:

  • Programming all controls related devices, including but not restricted to:
    • PLC & HMIs (Rockwell, Siemens, Omron)
    • Vision systems (Cognex, Keyence, Omron)
    • Barcode scanners and printers (Zebra, Keyence, Cognex, Honeywell)
    • Smart sensors (IO link devices, IFM, Balluff etc.)
    • Welding equipment (Telsonic, Hermann)
  • Programming knowledge of various robots including but not restricted to:
    • Fanuc
    • Nachi
    • ABB
    • Motoman

Open Positions

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Contact Us Directly

  • Onward Automation Inc. 4591 County Rd. 46 Maidstone, ON, N0R 1K0
  • 1.519.737.0555
  • 1.519.737.0999
  • Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
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