Senior Automation Specialist

ProVantage Automation

Who we are

ProVantage Automation is a Rockwell Recognized Systems Integrator manufacturing Specialized Machinery and integrating full Packaging Systems with expertise in advanced motion control. Our clients are primarily based across North America with a focus in Paper Converting and Food & Beverage industries.

We Want You!

We seek solution-orientated and driven individuals to join our team. With dedication to providing ultimate customer satisfaction, you will be providing your own touches to all phases of projects. Participating in phases such as: applications, design, assembly checks, testing and commissioning.

Our client’s success is our prime responsibility. Collaborative innovation is what sets us apart.

You’ll be faced with projects that will challenge and excite you. As a specialized Systems Integrator, our growing and enthusiastic staff all share a common passion for pushing the limits of automation and ensuring each project is a success.

Job Description: Senior Automation Specialist

As a Senior Automation Specialist, your designs and concepts will be made a reality. From project kick-off, working alone on small projects or part of a team on large projects, you will be involved in component selection, design, drafting, programming (PLC & HMI), testing and commissioning! The opportunity to take a project through all life cycles of the project is something our Automation Specialists pride themselves on.

The machines we work on range from small special purpose assembly machines to large converting machines, no two projects are ever the same. We operate in a fast-paced, high empowerment workplace so self-motivated individuals looking for a challenge, this is for you. Knowledge of advanced motion control is required.

Essential Skills & Experience

Well qualified candidates will have:

  • PLC, Servo & HMI programming
  • Proficient at programming motion in Allen-Bradley PLCs
  • Proficient with updating and programming HMI programs
  • Strong background in manufacturing with integrators or OEMs is an asset
  • Well qualified candidates will have large drives and CAMmed motion experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD and a strong ability to read 3rd party schematics is required
  • Proficient with SolidWorks Electrical or AutoCad Electrical
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work alone or in groups
  • Ability to work remotely while maintaining efficiency and quality of work
  • Ability to Travel to US up to 2 weeks at a time
  • Located within 45 minutes of our office (Brantford, Ontario)


Experience Required

  • 6+ Years North American Electrical/ Controls Experience


  • Degree or Diploma in Electrical or Controls Engineering

All applicants must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Walk up to 5 km per day
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Stand and work at heights (training will be provided if required)
  • Work in confined spaces (training will be provided if required)
  • React quickly to sounds
  • Wear protective gear, including safety shoes, glasses, vests, and masks as required


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

 ProV welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.