Canadian Executive Search Group is looking for a qualified Automation Technician  for an automotive manufacturing client in Waterloo.

Salary- $50-65k

(Afternoon or Night Shift TBD)

Position Details:

  • Support daily troubleshooting and repairs on mass production equipment
  • Support preventative maintenance program in a safe and efficient manner with predictive and preventative maintenance activities
  • Use electrical and mechanical skills/knowledge to monitor, troubleshoot and maintain PM Program for a variety of equipment types (Robots, End of Arm Tooling, Conveyors, Vibration Welders, Detection Equipment, Auto Clip/Screw Equipment)
  • Other duties to support projects will be required
  • Support production daily requirements for Quality and Delivery
  • For the right candidate, opportunity to learn automation skills to further develop their skill set may be provided
  • Full-time position with benefits after three months of employment
  • Wage commensurate with work experience


  • 3 years related work experience (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics) or 2 years Community College Technical / Mechanical discipline is required
  • Experience preferences: basic ability to read/understand electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Basic electrical understanding
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as an effective team member
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask projects and daily tasks
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work at heights
  • General machining skills are an asset

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Want to Apply?

Please submit your resume to [email protected]

We are proud to support the full inclusion of persons with disabilities as set out in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. We are committed to ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination. During our hiring process, we will notify job applicants that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected job applicant requests accommodation, we will consult with the individual and provide or arrange for the appropriate accommodation taking into account the applicant’s disability-related needs.


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