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Automation Technician

Job Number:  3861
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Polycon
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 3861 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Polycon 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: GUELPH 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

The Automation Technician is responsible for implementing, troubleshooting, and maintaining all automation equipment including, robotics and controls programming. 


PAY RATE: $42.01/Hr (after probationary period)


Magna offers excellent Medical and Dental Benefits, after one month.  Profit Sharing and Life insurance is available to all full-time employees along with a proactive wellness program, including a gym on-site.  Join our team and thrive in a culture of respect, innovation and opportunity. Perfect if you’re looking for a new challenge in an automotive company that has always been successful & values people, join us.   

Key Responsibilities

-    PLC, robot and HMI programming, implementation and troubleshooting 
-    Preventative maintenance of production and support equipment
-    Repair of equipment
-    Design, verification and maintenance of electrical schematics
-    Assist in setting up, maintaining programming, electrical components and schematic standards
-    Assist in proper maintenance of all programming software, application files and programming hardware

A Division of Magna, Polycon Industries is a World Class supplier of automotive parts.  Polycon moulds, paints, assembles and sequences automotive products to OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturers).       

Key Qualifications/Requirements

-    Graduate of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology (3 year Robot and Automation Program) and/or Provincial Electricians Ticket (442A or 309A) or applicable substitute
-    Experience with automated equipment required
-    Experience with automated mould, production and process equipment preferred
-    Strong knowledge of PLCs (Allen Bradley, Siemens)
-    Strong Knowledge of Robotics (ABB, Fanuc, Motoman)
-    Strong knowledge of HMI programming (FTV, View, RSView32)
-    Strong knowledge of various networks (Ethernet/IP, DH+, RIO, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Modbus2, RS232)
-    Ability to interpret and design electrical schematics

Additional Information

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

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