Automation Service Technician

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Other

  • Salary : Based on experience

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time, Flexible hours

  • City : Plessisville or Saint-Nicolas

Company description

Machinex is a leading international company that develops cutting-edge sorting, waste management and recycling technologies in Canada, the United States, Northern Europe and Australia. It is a well-established multinational with 40 years of experience in the manufacturing of industrial equipment. Innovation, artificial intelligence and environmental footprint are at the core of their business.

Job description

Reporting to the Electrical/Optical Service Coordinator, the Automation Service Technician is responsible for performing maintenance and/or repair work on electrical/optical systems on the road.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Implement or supervise the installation, commissioning and operation of electrical/optical/robotic equipment and systems
  • Program and troubleshoot equipment with PLCs and operator interfaces (Omron, Schneider, Allen-Bradley and Siemens.)
  • Assist in the inspection, start-up, adjustment and evaluation of electrical, electromechanical and electronic components and assemblies to ensure compliance with standards and tolerances
  • Know the operation, set parameters and troubleshoot various models of variable frequency drives, soft starters and other power components
  • Perform preventive maintenance and occasional repairs on systems
  • Drafting of reports, follow-up of guarantees and documentation related to each intervention at our customers.


  • Training in electrical engineering (DEP or DEC) or years of experience related to the field of automation and controls
  • Mechanical sense (an asset)
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to solve problems over the phone
  • Available for frequent travel to customers (Canada, United States and overseas)

Work conditions

  • Permanent position
  • Group insurance plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer contribution
  • On the road position
  • Flexible schedule of 37.5 hours/week with the possibility of finishing on Friday at noon.
Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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