Intermediate and Senior Automation Design Engineers

(Permanent position, full time, minimum 3 – 5 years of automation and control systems design and or programming experience)
Ionic Mechatronics is looking for self-motivated, high-caliber and creative Senior Automation and Control Design Engineers to join our multi-disciplinary design and service team. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 – 5 years of related control systems design and/or automation programming experience.


Specific experience in one or more of the following is required:

  • Design of automated and robotic systems
  • Design of machinery in mining or other heavy industry
  • Design and programming for common PLC platforms (Rockwell / Schneider / Siemens, DCS etc.)
  • Design using AutoCAD Electrical, Microstation, AutoCAD etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a requirement
  • Must be able to work independently on a complete design package or in a team environment

Key Functions:

  • Develop design concepts of automation and control systems
  • Review, check and develop detailed drawing packages for various design concepts using CAD systems
  • Develop, review and verify automation programs (PLC, HMI, Robotics)
  • Assist on machine wiring and control systems building verifications
  • Conduct technical studies, equipment and systems performance audits and generate reports
  • Write technical documents and reports for various stages on mining and industrial projects
  • Test and commission systems at factory and customer facilities
  • Lead project technical design teams
  • Manage projects and customer communications as required

YOUR Experience

Experience and Skills that are asset to this position:

  • Machine Safety standards familiarity
  • Electrical power distribution design experience would be an asset
  • Experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems would be an asset
  • Startup and commissioning experience would be an asset
  • Post-installation troubleshooting and customer support is an integral part of this position
  • Professional designation with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is an asset
  • Ability to occasionally travel locally and abroad

Notes: Preferences will be given to candidates that reside in the Greater Sudbury area or nearby communities (willingness to relocate to Sudbury for those applying from other Canadian cities would be considered). Applications should be sent to referencing the positions sought.