Ground Effects: Vehicle Design Systems
Ground Effects Employment
Automation/Controls Technician
Job Requirements:
  • Preference given to candidates with college or industry degree in industrial robot applications or equivalent 3 -5 years' experience
  • Experience with Fanuc or similar robots and robotic systems (Motoman, Kuka, etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry standards preferably combined with pneumatics, electronics studies and logic controls system programming experience.
  • Must have PLC and HMI programming along with excellent computer skills
  • Experience in Fanuc Robotic Vision Systems considered an asset
  • Experience with Roboguide simulation software (PaintPro, PalletPro, etc.) considered an asset
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
Job Description:
  • Develop, implement and maintain robot programs for GFX Canadian facilities
  • Develop Continuous Improvement proposals and make changes in automated cell to reduce cost and downtime.
  • High Involvement in equipment installation and ability to look for root cause analysis 
  • Working with communication modules
  • Arrange program requirements in programming sequence, encodes program requirements
  • Wide variety of robot applications including; welding, material handling, lasers, machining and vision.
  • Develop application using robot simulation software
  • Mentor fellow employees in robotic applications
  • Understanding of industry CSA electrical and CSA/OHSA Machine Safety standards
  • Ability to complete tasks while working unsupervised
  • Regular travel to job sites as required to support production requirements and mitigate downtime
  • PLC programming – Siemens, Allen Bradley

Please reply by email to or by fax to 519-946-0185.  Only the selected candidates will receive a response.  Thank you for your interest.
Ground Effects has dedicated itself since its inception in 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more.
With extensive Design, Machining, Milling, Bending, and In-house tooling capabilities, Ground Effects Ltd can meet virtually any industry requirement, we look forward to working with you to meet your goals
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