Automation Engineer / Technician

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Job available at Soucy Caoutchouc – Drummondville



In a perspective of pushing innovation further within our products, we are looking for a programmer specialized in automation. As a passionate person in the fields of automation and control robotics, you will act as a software developer on large-scale automation projects within the plant engineering department.

Here's an overview of your tasks: 

  • Evaluate the customer's needs, understand their processes and refer to the specifications of the tender in order to program the equipment accordingly
  • Participate in the establishment of budgets and schedules in collaboration with the project manager
  • Design operating theories, safety systems and perform risk assessment
  • Participate in PLC programming, configuration, operator interface (HMI, logging systems, SCADA) and networking
  • Perform commissioning of programmed systems
  • Write test and acceptance procedures in the factory
  • Supervise our external partners for software projects
  • Support the existing equipment fleet and maintenance team
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and optimization and propose solutions
  • Perform modifications and improvements to existing equipment


  • Bachelor's degree in automated production engineering or equivalent technique with experience
  • You have relevant experience in software development of machines, automated systems or robotics in the manufacturing environment
  • Be very comfortable in a fast-paced product development environment where the solutions and specific objectives to be achieved are not known at the outset
  • Good problem finding and debugging skills
  • Ability to read electrical drawings of automated systems
  • Excellent ability to explain concepts to mechanical and electrical departments
  • Asset: PLC/Controller: Allen Bradley (Studio 5000, RS500, CCW)
  • Asset: HMI/SCADA programming: Inductive automation (Ignition), Allen Bradley (FactoryTalk View Studio), Schneider (Vijeo designer)
  •  Asset: Robot: Fanuc and Kuka
  • Asset: C degree in electricity
  • Asset: Language: SQL and Java
  • Asset: Bilingualism (English/French)


  • Permanent full-time position
  • You'll be joining a team that's committed to solving day-to-day issues, but always in a pleasant work environment!  
  • The best of both worlds: the resources of a large company and a family-like atmosphere  
  • A team that is passionate, attentive and committed to excellence     
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment
  • We pay your Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec membership dues   
  • Flexible schedules that allow you to balance your work and your personal life 
  • Group insurance (different plans adapted to your needs)     
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan with employer contributions 
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program   
  • Social activities. 



We look forward to getting to know you and to welcoming you to our big Soucy family! 



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