Onward Automation Inc. is looking for energetic and creative people to continue our growth within the automation sector. Are you looking for new challenges and a chance to grow with an up-and-coming company?

Our company focus is to provide quality automated solutions including robotic cells and various automated equipment. We are currently looking for an Intermediate Controls Specialist to fit within our team and compliment our full design and build capabilities.

The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 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
  • 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, Dukane)
  • Programming knowledge of various robots including but not restricted to:
    • Fanuc
    • Nachi
    • ABB
    • Motoman