Robotics/Automation Technician

Axiom Group Inc. - Aurora, ON (30+ days ago)

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Interested in robots?! Have a strong desire to automate things in your life?!? This may be the opportunity for you!

Where does the Automation Technician fit in?

The Automation Technician will be responsible for daily shift operations that relate to the robotics and assembly cells. You will have a “hands on” approach providing support in automation. You ensure the production floor is operational in an efficient and effective manner. Also, you will lead and support activities such as automation downtime tracking, analysis, continuous improvement, reporting, equipment repairs and installs. You will also assist with the development of equipment and new automated processes.

What you can expect as our next Automation Technician :
Oversee all automation, process development and optimization, providing support and guidance to the automation and assembly equipment maintenance
Assist with sourcing, implementing, and maintaining assembly automation
Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues on the production floor
Ensure preventative maintenance activities are completed on all automation and assembly equipment
Assist with design and build automation and assembly cells, which can include vision systems
Assist with determining continuous improvement opportunities to utilize automation in the plant in order improve productivity and labour efficiencies
Aid in root cause analysis when customer complaints arise
Help implement corrective actions such as poka-yoke, vision systems, and other automated measures
Assist with managing automation asset inventory, spare parts management, program change logs, program backup data base and safety precautions as it pertains to automation
Ensures compliance of Axiom's standards and procedures
And more!

Do you have what is takes to be our next Automation Technician ?

Post-secondary education or certificate in Robotics and Industrial Automation, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or relevant field
Minimum 5 years experience in the plastic injection molding industry
Hands-on experience with Wittmann , Fanuc , Ranger , Yushin robots
Experience with Logic programming , robotic programming and Vision Systems
Hands-on experience with PLC (Omron CX1/Allen Bradley) is an asset
Knowledge of engineering design software such as AutoCAD, Solid Works, etc. is an asset
Knowledge of Standard MS Office software such as Excel, Word would be an asset
Possess strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design and its application in automated environment
Must be mechanically inclined
Ability to think and execute strategically and is results-oriented
Able to convey technical information to members of management, co-workers, clients, suppliers and outside organizations
Self-motivated individual with a strong problem-solving skill with the ability to work effectively in a team or individual setting
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi task as required
Crane, Forklift and/or Scissor Lift license is an asset
Experience in the Automotive Industry is an ASSET!


To name a few, we offer a cool air-conditioned plant, a very clean facility, an amazing work environment/culture and so much more! Don't forget to ask us about our competitive total compensation package!

We, at Axiom are an equal opportunity employer. We are always looking for talented individuals who are motivated to meet and exceed their goals. We are proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish, and searching for new and talented additions to our team has always remained a priority.