Systems Designer - Entry Level
Grantek Systems Integration
Burlington, ON
Job Description

As a key member of Grantek’s Engineering team, you will be developing real-time automation solutions from the manufacturing plant floor to the enterprise level, using a variety of programming, configuration, and design tools: PLC and PAC Programming, Operator Interface and HMI application design, SCADA design, Network design, Database design, Vision system design, Machine Safety system design, Servo motion control, Information Solution design, MES design, ERP connector development, High-level software solution design (involving C#, HTML5, .NET, SQL, VB, VBA, and more). All junior team members will enter our mentoring program, where they will work directly beside our Senior Engineer professionals.

Key-skills and interests: machine and process control, high-level programming, information solutions, database development, operational efficiency, mechatronics.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
Engineering and implementing real-time automation controls and information solutions
Conceptualizing during the design phase of the project life cycle
System programming, debugging, and testing
Creating documentation, including project engineering notes, project proposals, project design traceability documentation, case studies, and more
Commissioning new solutions at client sites; finding opportunities for improvements
Creating methodologies and complex problem-solving
Learning new technologies
Mentoring colleagues on your expertise and knowledge base
Having fun and being challenged

Technologies Used:
PLC Programming Platforms: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Modicon, GE, etc.
System Networking: Ethernet, Routing and Switching, EthernetIP, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus, DH+, Remote IO, Modbus, etc.
HMI Platforms: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Wonderware, Schneider Electric, etc.
SCADA Platforms: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Inductive Automation, Wonderware, GE, Siemens, etc.
Servo Motion Control: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Emerson, Omron, etc.
Vision Platforms: Cognex, Datalogic, Keyence, etc.
MES Platforms: Rockwell / Allen-Bradley, Sepasoft, Wonderware, etc.
High-level Programming: C#, HTML5, .NET, Cloud, SQL, VB, VBA, etc.
Database Platforms: Microsoft, Oracle, etc.
Operating Systems: Microsoft (current and legacy to NT), Unix, Linux, etc.
Project Documentation: Microsoft Office


Successful or upcoming completion of B.Sc. Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related Engineering Technology degree.
Academic or working experience with some or all the listed “Technologies Used”, in previous section.
Meticulous, conscientious, analytical, focused, self-starter individual, who is a quick learner.
Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
Valid Driver’s License
Have full-time access to a personal vehicle
Willingness to travel up to 50% throughout North America

Additional Information

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to provide Grantekians with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.