Controls Specialist

Mississauga, ON


The ideal candidate will assist in the programming and integration of robotic products with systems and machinery controls peripherals.  You will perform PLC/HMI and safety PLC programming as a member of the team responsible for robotic system startup, debugging, testing and commissioning both in-house and on-site across Canada.



  • Support in the programming, runoff, installation, start up, and on-site duties necessary for final acceptance of robotic hardware and systems both in-house and on-site across Canada
  • PLC/HMI programming, safety PLC programming, Keyence and/or Sick style safety controller programming, conveyors and automotive style fixture controls, and electric safety
  • Execute robotic and controls validation tests to prove total system reliability.
  • Support the development of robotic systems to meet customer specific applications. 
  • Communicate directly with the customer and provide technical support and debug as directed at customer locations
  • Collaborate with project manager and supporting technicians and communicate as needed on project status and problem resolution. 
  • Assist and provide input to generate and manage project schedules, adhere to project budget, and interface with engineering team



  • 4+ years previous experience in a related position
  • Robotic system integration experience with Yaskawa robots preferred
  • Robotic welding system experience
  • Familiarity with typical industrial safety controls such as light curtains, area scanners, e-stops
  • Familiarity with typical industrial devices such as cameras, analog and digital sensors
  • Some C-style programming capabilities are an asset but not required



  • Pension plan with employer matching contributions
  • Health & dental benefits, health spending account
  • Life insurance & long-term disability benefits
  • Annual customer satisfaction and profit sharing bonuses


Yaskawa Canada Inc

Yaskawa Canada Inc


Stay updated. Follow us on:

Be the first notified of new relevant jobs