Cosma International Controls/Automation Technician in Milton, Ontario

The future is ours to make… and we want people like you!

This opportunity is with Modatek Systems located in Milton Ontario.

Modatek is a division of Magna International. At Magna, world-class manufacturing meets vision in an effort to lead the future. We create innovative solutions. From start to finish. From imagination to engineering to building.

The Role:

As a member of our Controls - Technical Team, you will maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to line calls and equipment failures. Work independently in an environment with many distractions, maintaining a high level of accuracy and safety.

Here is what you will focus on:
  • Establishing and following upon project implementation; including timing, concept, feasibility design, specifications, construction and commissioning as required
  • Troubleshooting and implementing software changes to Allen Bradley© Compact© and ControlLogix© 5000 platform of PLC’s
  • Software changes using FactoryTalk View software©
  • Implementing, working and troubleshooting Rockwell© PowerFlex© drives
  • Supporting new machine builds, installations and modifications
  • Suggesting and implementing improvements to manufacturing processes, information and procedures.
  • Developing controls, drawing and design concepts
  • Dealing with various vendors (supplier and equipment)
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communications with production, quality and engineering
  • Participating in ongoing cross training activities within the organization
Here is what we are looking for:
  • A degree/diploma in electrical controls and Minimum of 2 years’ experience troubleshooting and programming PLC’s, preferably in an automotive environment (assembly tooling, automation, welding and robotics)
  • Capable of reading and editing electrical, mechanical and layout drawings
  • Understanding of robotic programming and troubleshooting Fanuc robots
  • Working with Rockwell software, and a solid understanding of hardware
  • Experience in PLC Networking, Ethernet, ControlNet and DeviceNet
  • PLC programming experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mathematics
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Must have a high mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work independently and without supervision or to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
Here is what we have to offer
  • A great work experience
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Employee Profit Sharing Plan
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions
  • Educational reimbursement program
  • You will be provided with up to date training & knowledge in current automation technology
  • Team Member appreciation events

Group: Cosma International

Division: Modatek

State/Province/County: Ontario

City: Milton

Job Type: Regular