Canadian Executive Search Group is on the search for an Experienced Automation Controls Engineer for their client in Guelph Ontario!

Are you looking for a change in Scenery? A new opportunity to grow within a growing company? CES helps with that by “Linking Quality Talent to Quality Businesses!


  • Create electrical drawings for systems, includes control and power circuits, and panel layout.
  • Prepare and maintain electrical drawings in AutoCAD Electrical Design and programming of safety system (Safety PLC and Controllers)
  • Design and development of PLC programming (AB, Omron, Siemens, Beckhoff, etc.)
  • Design of industrial networks (Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT, Profinet, DeviceNet, Profibus, RS-232)
  • Programming and implementing HMI (AB, Siemens, Omron, Proface, Automation Direct, etc.)
  • Design of SCADA systems (Ignition)
  • Robot systems design (Fanuc, Denso, ABB, Motoman)
  • Configuring AC/DC drives (AB, ABB, Siemens, Omron, Emerson)
  • Servo motion systems configuring and programming (AB, Omron, Siemens, ClearPath, etc.)
  • Machine vision design (Cognex, Keyence, Banner, Omron)
  • Database design (PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL, and Microsoft Access enquiries)
  • Assist with machine start-ups (I/O checks, devices setup, program upload,
  • safety system checks, robot teaching, and machine test and debugging)
  • Troubleshooting of electrical controls and mechanical mechanisms
  • Provide instructions for other controls personnel, electrical panel builders and machine assemblers
  • Initiate preliminary PHSR’s with Safety Engineers as required
  • Complete system documentation including drawing updates, operation manuals, electronic settings and SR&ED claims
  • Travel to customer sites to assist in machine start-up, operator training, maintenance training and machine service as required
  • Provide after-sale customer service for technical support
  • Support Sales & Applications personnel by providing estimated time and materials required for jobs under consideration.


  • University or College degree/diploma in Mechatronics, Electromechanical, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, System Design, Controls Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in system/controls development, design and integration of factory automation equipment
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and electrical ladder diagrams
  • Thorough understanding of PLC’s robotics, control systems and machine operation
  • Familiarity with design standards including CE, CSA, NFPA, SEMI, EN and others
  • Solid understanding of electrical design fundamentals such as but not limited to: power calculations, wiring, fuse sizing and type selection
  • Solid understanding of safety systems design

To Apply: Please send your resume to [email protected]


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