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PLC & Robotics Programmer

Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: Canada

PLC & Robotic Programming / electrical design of automation equipment according to equipment requirements.

Job Description

  • Develop and integrate PLC programs to control automation equipment including PSHR, and Health & Safety regulations for motion control standards
  • Utilize and collaborate with Electrical Designer(s) in development of machine electrical/electronic control systems
  • Design and maintain electrical schematics, safety circuits and logic diagrams as per designated electrical codes and interface to machine designs as required
  • Design, wire, and program; to prepare for the addition of new equipment or tooling ensuring full compliance to electrical and safety codes
  • Troubleshoot, modify and or write PLC programs on production or testing equipment
  • Support Continuous Improvement functions by assisting in troubleshooting and machine diagnostics to determine root cause and effective corrective actions
  • Support machine commissioning activity
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other maintenance team members on robot functionality and best practice
  • Document lessons learned upon successful resolution of downtime recovery event

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Degree/diploma in electrical/electronic engineering
  • Five years automation / assembly equipment experience
  • Knowledge of IEC-1131-3 PLC & Motion Control Programming
  • Able to create/modify function blocks, ladder logic, sequencers, structured text and programs from scratch
  • Programing experience of Fanuc robots and Mitsubishi PLC
  • Knowledge of basic machine design practices, sound electrical principles and basic statistics as required for quality evaluations
  • EPLAN / CAD drawing software experience
  • Knowledge & experience with Vision Sensor and Vision Camera Setup and Integration (i.e. Keyence, Cognex, Banner)

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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