Automation SpecialistPOSTED: June 26, 2019

Job Description

Job Description

Hannafin Automation & Industrial Controls is a growing business, seeking a full-time Dual Ticketed Journeyman as an Automation Specialist who is a proven leader/self-starter with willingness to join a collaborative team environment in the city of Belleville, Ontario.

Design and develop software programs with a strong ability to identify problems and fluently provide solutions for resolution in ever-changing industries to satisfy our customers’ needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Develop programs for:
    • Robotics such as ABB, UR, Fanuc
    • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) for various equipment that may use Allen Bradley, Omron
    • Vision Systems such as Cognex, Keyence, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Rockwell
    • Servo Systems such as Kinetix, GML (1394)
    • Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems such as Panelmate, Panelview, TrakSYS
  2. Prepare project documentation such as single line diagrams and data sheets using Autocad and PromisE
  3. Prepare electrical and control designs of systems and equipment. The design activity entails development of electrical and instrumentation systems, panel layouts, pneumatics, part descriptions, Bills of Material and installation instructions
  4. Ability to read prints and understand Engineering Instructions
  5. Prepare installation specification for contractors and ensure proper coordination of their activities with the project
  6. Perform modifications and as-built changes to current project designs and to standard/project drawings and documents
  7. Understand, demonstrate, and promote company safety culture procedures and practices to prevent injuries
  8. Assist/complete other tasks as requested

Job Requirements

Years of Experience

  • Integrating systems, Troubleshooting and commissioning in a manufacturing environment
  • Power systems, vision systems, and electronics for automation
  • Technical/instrumentation knowledge
  • Understanding/awareness of the Ontario Electrical Code and hydraulic/pneumatic principles, mechanical and pneumatic drawings
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Windows such as Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • WHMIS, CPR and/or other certificates/programming languages considered an asset

Degree Preferred

  • 10 years minimum experience working in the field
  • 442A Industrial Electrician Red Seal Certification
  • Practical experience with Robotics
  • ABB Robot Studio Software Training
  • Strong ability to independently communicate effectively and professionally with clientele
  • Ability to troubleshoot automation equipment and design/modify programs

Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications

Strong software-oriented aptitude, logical thinker, detail-oriented, self-motivated by challenges, strong organizational skills, flexible, ability to work independently and as part of a team, multi-task and prioritize responsibilities accordingly, communicate effectively with clientele including persons of diverse backgrounds. Commitment to professional development and superior command of the English language (verbal & written).

Other Requirements

  • Able to work overtime when necessary
  • Some limited travel and shift support may be required
  • The suitable candidate will reside in the client’s work environment and must adhere to all necessary commandments

For Your Information

At Hannafin Automation & Industrial Controls, we offer flexible work hours, a medical and dental benefits package, annual boot allowances, options to advance your skill-sets, and opportunities to attend Social Events relative to the field. Pay rate will be in accordance to experience, skills and qualifications.

Application Details

Please submit a cover letter and resume no later than July 15th, 2019. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.



“Thank you so much for your great work/partnership in 2017”Yaser Shehto Procter & Gamble

“Hannafin Automation completely rebuilt our machine. It is now one of the best running machines we have. I was very impressed with the team. They were very helpful and took the time to explain how the changes would affect the operation of the machine.”Ron Robinson Deca Cables

“Highly recommended efficient, competent and friendly service providers. I would ask for their help again”Tom McLeod Dam



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