Systems Integrator / Controls Specialist

  • 1219 Corporate Dr, Burlington, ON L7L 5V5, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Who is Shape?

SHAPE is a strategic combination of companies including Shape Process Automation - Tech-Con; Flow International, KMT Waterjet, H20 Jet, AquaDyne, Advanced Pressure Systems (APS), Aquarese, TOPS Waterjet; and Shape Mined Material.  Collectively, we provide an extensive portfolio of manufacturing process solutions to customers around the world. The core technology of SHAPE was founded in high pressure waterjet cutting, cleaning, and surface preparation.

We work together to develop intellectual properties that drive progress and raise the bar in service excellence, we set the standard for integrity, professionalism, and inclusiveness to meet the challenges of rapidly evolving industries. Tomorrow’s customers will require more innovative solutions, we continue to push the envelope in developing the advanced technologies and digital tools to solve manufacturing challenges at the pace and scale of the markets we serve.

 Who are we looking for?

As SHAPE continues to develop into exciting new markets, we welcome like-minded professionals who share our excitement and optimism for the future. Operating across multiple disciplines, we have ample opportunity for you to grow your career in our organization.

SHAPE believes their success lies in the talented people that work in their organization! Our philosophy is of community and a place where people can belong, thrive and succeed! We pride ourselves on being cultural champions of our brand and values.

What sets Shape apart from other companies?

SHAPE is invested in providing constant learning and development opportunities and offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits packages. We are a multinational, highly technical and innovative company that provides global career opportunities.  We seek creative ways to continuously improve. Collaboration and teamwork defines the way we work. We are always looking for team members that want to be ahead of the curve, using latest technologies to apply in every way we do business. Our employees are dynamic, highly talented and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment.

We encourage you to look into employment opportunities at Shape Technologies Group

Job Description

Job purpose

Reporting to the Engineering Operations Manager, the Systems Integrator will be responsible for the design of machine control software and the programming of automation system. You will be required to program a variety of PLCs, HMIs (both standalone and PC based), Robots, Servo Systems, Vision Systems and various other devices.

You will use your training and knowledge of industrial control system standards and all safety standards and codes to maintain a high level of professionalism that meets or exceeds all current national and regional requirements. 

You will have shared responsibilities to the company for the commercial success of the projects you are involved in. Working with the Project Manager you have the responsibility to advise the Project Manager about any potential cost overruns or savings and any potential scope creep you become aware of.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • Design, program, test and commission of automation instrumentation and control systems
  • Prepare technical documents and design specifications for control systems and installations
  • Write reports, user and maintenance manuals, procedures and qualification protocols
  • Work in collaboration with Electrical Designers and Mechanical Engineers for all projects
  • Work within the defined schedule estimates.
  • Involvement in controls projects, programming, motion, communication systems, electrical design, vision systems, and robotic integration
  • Mange project duties, specifying, ordering (if required),  creating and maintaining punch lists, attending review meetings and undertaking and / or giving training courses.
  • Represent tech-con in a professional and mature matter
  • The design and development of database and interface applications that integrate our clients’ control systems with our customer’s production and data management systems.
  • The programming and combination of various automation technologies (robots, vision systems, PLCs, HMIs, etc.) into highly integrated systems.
  • Working with project management colleagues to ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and to the highest levels of safety and quality.
  • Travel to commission and support systems at customer facilities

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Extensive oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Extensive oral and written communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge with
    • PLC’s (Allen Bradley, RX Logix 5000, 500, Siemens)
      • Knowledge in Siemens, Mitsubishi and Omron an asset
    • HMI’s (RS Studio)
    • Vision Systems (Cognex, Keyence, Omron)
    • Robot Programming (Fanuc and Motoman)

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technologist diploma or Electro/Mechanical diploma

Three (3) to eight (8) years of relevant industry experience (preference will be given to those with material handling or automotive background in systems integration)

 

Interpersonal:

 

  • Ability to work alone or as a team
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Maintain composure under stress.
  • Ability and willingness to take directions.
  • Must have a valid passport and driver’s license
  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time to customer locations
  • Self-motivated

Additional Information

Interpersonal:

  • Ability to work alone or as a team
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Maintain composure under stress.
  • Ability and willingness to take directions.
  • Must have a valid passport and driver’s license
  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time to customer locations
  • Self-motivated