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Company: Gates Corporation
Location: Windsor, ON, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Driven by Possibility
Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations.
We don’t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers’ demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers’ operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. We are Gates.
Assists in making decisions regarding electrical/electronic projects, including process controllers, servo controllers, vision systems, robotics, manufacturing computer programming and maintenance details.  Makes detailed specifications for electrical installations, automation controls, and energy management policy.  Provide assistance to all departments for new process control equipment and electronic methods.  Assist the JH&SC in establishing safety criteria for powered components and application of related safety equipment to new and existing machinery.  Provide electrical controls project management support on new process development, new equipment builders, supplier/tool shop communications, and installations.

Applies electronic theory, principles of electrical circuits, electrical testing, procedures, engineering, physics, computer software programming skills, program, troubleshoot, repair, and modify existing equipment, new developmental and production equipment control logic.  Provide engineering expertise to all departments requiring advice and/or practical help in solving any electrical or control problems.  Assist the maintenance department in establishing PM, PDM and TPM.  Act as an integral part of the Maintenance Technical Services group and assist process engineering providing manufacturing/assembly expertise.  Respond to the individual needs of plant personnel requesting help in a professional, courteous manner. 
Production and facilities controls and electrical support for 3 shift operation.
Continuous improvement of PLC programming, equipment controls troubleshooting, diagnosis and cycle time improvements
Robotics programming and troubleshooting
Project service and support for new and existing equipment
Preventative Maintenance
Facilities electrical support



  • Functions as an individual contributor with no supervisory responsibilities
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. 
  • 442A Certificate or electrical engineering degree
  • 3 year college diploma with emphasis on electronics/electrical
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in electrical/electronic equipment design, robotics programming  and electrical maintenance service
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience   Allen Bradley Controls PLC programming, Wonderware System Platform 2012 experience, Kronos time management systems experience, and electrical construction experience preferred

  • Thorough knowledge of design, programming, and maintenance of electrical and production equipment, PLC’s, and computers
  • Communicate effectively both written and verbal with associates, peers, managers, and technical personnel
  • Good planner and organizer to be able to develop a comprehensive training program for maintenance and engineering personnel in electrical, PLC, and PC technology
  • Works with minimum supervision
  • High Level interpersonal and leadership skills; must be able to influence and coach across multiple levels within the company and locations; including establishing global partnerships
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We select candidates based on a fair evaluation of their skills and abilities, measured against the position requirements. All qualified applicants will be given equal consideration regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other category protected by law. Gates offers an accessible recruitment process that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require any accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, we invite you to inform the Human Resources representative that contacted you.

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